The US House passed a 5-year food security bill aimed at fighting hunger and malnutrition in developing countries.
A watchdog group is pressing the White House to take action on salt guidelines in packaged foods and restaurant meals by this summer.
The FDA introduced stricter rules on cleaning and refrigeration for vehicles that carry food.
Activists are demanding an end to research on GMO bananas designed to fight vitamin A deficiency.
After a GMO labeling bill was blocked in the US Senate, big food companies announced plans to comply with Vermont's label law.
More agricultural trade and cooperation with Cuba could bring a glut of organic produce from the island nation.
The U.S. Senate on Wednesday voted down federal legislation that would make state GMO label laws invalid.
Global agriculture behemoth Cargill has announced plans to reduce the use of key antibiotics on farms in Texas, Kansas and Colorado.
Researchers are using social media tools to analyze everything from kids’ nutrition to food deserts.
The European Union is drawing battle lines over whether to renew a license for glyphosate, an herbicide the World Health Organization says is linked to cancer.
A chemical safety bill that the US House passed last year includes a provision that could help Monsanto get lawsuits dismissed.
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.