Lawmakers decided to reconvene in January to hammer out a deal on a new five-year farm bill.
Fast food workers in 100 US cities are planning a strike this week, the largest in a year-long push for higher wages and better working conditions.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has taken steps to ban harmful artificial trans fats, a move health advocates welcome.
After an aggressive media campaign from opponents, voters in Washington state are on the brink of rejecting a proposal to require labels on GMO foods.
Whole Foods Market has announced it will begin rating the sustainability of its produce and flowers in September next year.
New York and Chicago's Food Film Festival has seen a spike in submissions for documentaries that follow foods from farm to table.
Demand for cocoa is much steeper than growers can keep up with, but reports of chocolate's doom have been greatly exaggerated.
A group in the U.K. is reviving a lost farm tradition: feeding scraps to pigs. Could it work in the U.S?
Vertical gardens are a cool way to claim unused space in the city. One nonprofit is using them to combat hunger in urban areas.
New research has shown for the first time a strong link between some fungicides and sick bees.
The U.S. Government Accountability Office said the U.S. Department of Agriculture used bad data to justify new poultry inspection rules.
New research from UC Davis suggests that our brains automatically regulate salt intake, casting doubt on calls for Americans to cut salt consumption.
Revisions to federal school lunch guidelines are helping schools bring more local food into their cafeterias.
New research has shown that even a small amount of soda each day could turn kindergarteners into terrors.
Researchers have found a way to use Twitter for tracking and preventing those nightmare bouts of sickness from bad restaurant food.
Two New York hospitals have become the latest testing ground for a project to curb diet-related diseases with fresh produce.
Researchers have found the key to fish-free food for "black salmon," part of a global push for alternatives that could relieve pressure on taxed fisheries.
New research from the UC Berkeley shows how sleep deprivation causes junk food cravings.
Would you eat it? The world's first completely lab-grown hamburger has ignited a sizzling debate.
A wave of protests and walkouts is hitting fast food restaurants across the country this week.