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.
Tussles over GMO label bills, soda taxes, school lunch standards and secret cameras in stockyards marked 2014 as an exciting year for food watchers.
Planners are hammering out the details of an ambitious food hub in Louisville, Kentucky aimed at fertilizing a budding local food system.
Seventeen states want to block an immigration order that advocates say would lift fear of deportation for up to 450,000 undocumented farm workers.
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.