After months of negotiations, Monsanto announced on Wednesday that it would not try to purchase competitor Syngenta.
After facing community opposition, plans for a massive new food hub in Louisville will no longer include a composting facility to turn food waste into energy.
The farmed fish business is booming, but growing demand puts pressure on wild fisheries as fish farmers need to feed their increasing stock.
The number of food banks serving students on college campuses has climbed in recent years as more students seek a road out of poverty.
New research has revealed a correlation between longer life and eating chili peppers.
Vegetarian government leaders in India rejected a plan to add eggs to help feed malnourished children, drawing fire from advocates for the nation’s poor.
An executive with the Peanut Corporation of America faces a life sentence for covering up a salmonella outbreak blamed for nine deaths.
Researchers might have discovered the Holy Grail of meat replacement - seaweed that tastes like bacon and packs more vitamins than kale.
State agriculture departments are already preparing for a possible resurgence of avian flu this fall, while several states ban poultry competitions at fairs.
A new study reveals “little evidence” for a correlation between obesity and a person’s local food environment.
The U.S. Justice Department warned that food companies could face criminal charges if they fail to protect consumers against foodborne illnesses.
With U.S. milk production booming and consumption dropping, dairy farmers in the US and Canada are burying surplus supplied because they can’t find buyers.
Big food and agriculture companies have spent millions of dollars on PR strategies to infiltrate social media and conceal the bias of “expert” sources.
A global consortium of 400 companies has pledged to curb food waste by half over the next decade.
The USDA forecasts that the world’s overall coffee production will bounce back from a downward slope after record crops in key countries.
A House bill that would preempt states from passing their own GM label requirements could come up for a vote before the August recess.
A computer glitch has prevented the U.S. from issuing temporary work visas for more than a week, barring hundreds of farm workers from leaving Mexico.
To the dismay of health advocates, Dunkin' Donuts is the latest fast food chain to consider home delivery services.
The French government has passed a law requiring supermarkets to give unsold food to charities. Activists are pressuring the UN to follow suit.
Researchers at Stanford are exposing small amounts of offending foods to those who suffer from food allergies to “train” immune systems to stop overreacting.