Health advocates and a school nutrition lobby group are bracing for battle as an opt-out provision for school lunch rules moves through the U.S. House.
Multinational banana companies are slowly loosing their grip on the global market as organic and fair trade producers take a bigger bite of the banana pie.
New York is the latest in a growing list of cities using social media to sleuth out food borne illness outbreaks.
Winter-worn American colonists nibbled on clary sage leaves to mark the arrival of spring. Check out pics from Philipsburg Manor in Sleepy Hollow, New York.
A new Harvard study shows the strongest links yet between neonicotinoid pesticides and mass bee deaths over the last decade.
Last year's preserves, fire-roasted chicken and coconut cake topped picnic menus at early U.S. Memorial Day celebrations.
New research is helping parents learn how to get their kids to overcome their natural reflex to eschew new foods.
Many people who claim to be lactose intolerant could be struggling with something else found only in milk from European cows.
The European Union has clamped down on an anti-browning chemical, effectively banning the import of apples and pears from the U.S. and Canada.
Vermont is in striking distance to pass the country's first law to require labels on GMO foods – and they're already bracing for lawsuits.
Four years after the FDA first considered a proposal to raise genetically modified salmon, no decision has been made. What gives?
New research has thrown long-held health recommendations over fate consumption into doubt, but some experts are worried consumers will get the wrong message.
A watchdog reveals key flaws in new FDA guidelines designed to reduce the use of antibiotics to fatten livestock.
A law firm is pushing for 16 state attorneys general to sue food companies for obesity-related health care costs connected to their products. Could it work?
Scientists in Tasmania are tracking bees with tiny wireless devices in an effort to understand why hives are collapsing.
New research indicates that soil is eroding from farms much faster than previously thought.
As the world's topsoil erodes and drinking water stores dwindle, developed countries could be forced to recycle more human waste to grow food. How safe is it?
Reports of pesticide contamination and wind-borne GM seeds have farmers at loggerheads over seemingly irreconcilable practices.
After two years of partisan skirmishing, both chambers of the U.S Congress have approved a sweeping farm bill.
Beekeepers are pushing the EPA to consider impact on pollinators when reviewing new pesticides.