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.
Key lawmakers from the House and Senate – finally – hammered out a farm bill compromise on Monday that could come up for a vote as early as Wednesday.
This week's snow and subzero temperatures put stress on farmers and their animals, but there could be a sweet upside to the cold snap.
A national movement against plastic foam food containers got a boost of momentum as New York moves closer to a citywide ban.
Earth Eats asked food watchdog and advocacy groups for their thoughts on the best and worst of food policy in 2013.
Researchers see promise in businesses that connect local food makers to larger wholesale markets like restaurants and schools.
Economists and environmental scientists are adding up unseen costs connected to industrial agriculture.
A new documentary film has explored a global movement to stop plummeting diversity in the world's food seed stocks.
Lawmakers decided to reconvene in January to hammer out a deal on a new five-year farm bill.
Fast food workers in 100 US cities are planning a strike this week, the largest in a year-long push for higher wages and better working conditions.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has taken steps to ban harmful artificial trans fats, a move health advocates welcome.
After an aggressive media campaign from opponents, voters in Washington state are on the brink of rejecting a proposal to require labels on GMO foods.