The Senate Agriculture Committee voted in favor of a bill that would make labels voluntary for foods containing genetically modified ingredients.
Researchers in Oregon found that offspring of wild salmon raised in hatcheries develop changes in 700 genes.
A new UCLA report shows that combinations of commonly used pesticides can create toxic cocktails that increase health risks.
A new study has found that commercial tomatoes lack pest-repelling traits still found in wild varieties.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has proposed rules to force stores that accept food stamps to offer healthier foods.
New Hampshire's House voted down a GMO labeling law this week, while a House committee in Rhode Island held a hearing on similar measures.
In a bird flu outbreak in Indiana last month, some of the 400,000 euthanized birds were killed by “ventilation shutdown,” a method the USDA approved last year.
A U.S. food company has rejected the decision of a Chinese court saying the company broke food safety laws.
The FDA has blocked the import of genetically modified salmon until the agency publishes final label guidelines.
Lawmakers in Maine want to remove a provision in the state's GMO label law that makes it dependent on passage of similar laws in other states.
A new study indicates that global fishing operations have depleted stocks by much more than officially reported.
New rules clear the way for industrial fish farming in the Gulf of Mexico, a move environmental groups say would threaten an ecosystem already under siege.
A court battle over salty food warnings is heating up in New York and could set the tone for other food label initiatives across the country.
Consumer groups are rearing for a fight in 2016 after Congress repealed a law that required an animal's country of origin on packages of meat.
A new food pantry database is connecting about two thousand food banks and partner agencies to ensure food donations end up getting used.
A consumer advocacy group reports that many farms that produce ‘organic’ eggs differ little from traditional industrial egg farms.
With restrictions on GMO crops in China, a Beijing biotech firm is looking to test products for market in the United States.
Following media reports on slavery in Thailand’s fishing industry, Nestlé commissioned a report that found abuses were likely in its own supply chain.
Hunger in the U.S. is at a 7-year low, but food banks are seeing greater demand during the holiday season this year.
The average price of turkey has increased 20 percent this year after the worst bird flu outbreak in U.S. history.