Researchers have shown that people who cook at home instead of eating out end up consuming less fat and fewer calories without even trying.
Industry groups want congress to dial back rules requiring labels that trace the origin of meat -- a measure advocates say is better for consumers.
McDonald’s has launched an aggressive advertising campaign to counter unflattering claims about its food. Will myth-busting restore trust in consumers?
The nation’s largest grocer announced a program to curb its environmental footprint, but watchdogs are dubious amid a history of greenwashing.
Researchers are simulating future growing conditions to help predict climate change effects and stave off food-system challenges ahead.
The USDA announced $52 million in grants to grow the organic industry and support food hubs.
A new study has shown that a group of food companies cut trillions of calories, mostly from junk food, but questions remain about the pact’s overall effect.
Global food security was among demonstrators' top concerns in New York on Sunday during the largest march in history to call for action on climate change.
A new report found that obesity rates in most states have leveled off, with some states even showing a decrease among young children from low-income families.
A program in Boston is whetting kids’ appetites for local produce by taking them on a tour of the food system, from seed to market to plate.
Fast-food workers are staging another round of strikes, this time with plans for widespread civil disobedience to increase pressure for higher wages.
The USDA released new rules for poultry plants last month that allow companies to conduct their own inspections and reduce the number of government inspectors.
A new study shows that kids’ packed lunches from home are high in sugar and salt, and fall short of federal nutrition guidelines.
As the number of nano food products continues to surge, watchdogs say their dangers are still poorly understood and the FDA's new guidelines lack teeth.
Americans spend less on groceries, and tend to have poorer diets.
The FDA's proposal to include “added sugar” to the Nutrition Facts label has sparked cheers from health advocates and fierce opposition from food companies.
Some food companies are changing recipes behind the scenes to comply with health recommendations, but they're doing it quietly for fear of losing business.
New York's highest court decided on Thursday that the city's health department could not impose a cap on the size of sugary drinks.
A new study shows that foods seem more healthy when words like “all-natural” appear on packaging, even when we know better.
Research shows we can increase food availability up to 70 percent just by using farmland more efficiently.