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.
California-based Foster Farms has announced it will cut back on antibiotics used to treat humans in its poultry.
Walmart has urged meat and egg suppliers to reduce use of antibiotics and improve treatment of animals.
A new report from the CDC shows that E. coli and other foodborne illnesses are down, but a deadly, less common type of food poisoning is growing.
New research indicates that crickets don’t convert feed into edible protein as efficiently as entomophagy proponents have suggested.
A new study suggests that bees could get addicted to foods laced with nicotine-like pesticides.
A "locavore" advocacy group has released this year’s index ranking states in order of their best access to local food.
New research shows for the first time that bacteria exposed to small amounts of household herbicides can become resistant to antibiotics.
A new study indicates that some people show signs of addiction when consuming processed foods with high fat and refined carbs.
The country's largest consumer of chicken says it plans to phase out “antibiotics that are important to human medicine” used in its poultry products.
Former food and agriculture lobbyists have taken staff posts in the Senate Agriculture Committee as Congress prepares to move on a new legislative agenda.
Meat industry groups have dropped a lawsuit against the USDA's rules requiring labels that identify country of origin for meat products.
FDA officials estimate consumers will lose up to $5.27 billion in ‘lost pleasure’ over the next two decades as a result of calorie counts on restaurant menus.