Two years ago Subway removed a chemical used in yoga mats and other industrial products from its bread. Others have too, but why don’t they brag about it?
The country’s third-largest poultry producer has launched an ad campaign to defend its use of antibiotics and slam competitors for using “misleading” labels.
General Mills has recalled an additional 15 million pounds of flour after investigators found a second strain of E. coli in samples.
A new startup is making an edible product out of fruit pulp from coffee plants that farmers usually dump.
A new UN report says 31.4 percent of worldwide fish stocks were caught at unsustainable levels in 2013.
A new law in Vermont requiring labels on genetically modified foods has gone into effect despite a months-long campaign in Congress to block the measure.
Chile has implemented a food label law to try to curb one of the highest obesity rates in the world.
A new report says organic seed supply is not keeping up with growing demand for organic produce.
Salmon producers in Chile increased their use of antibiotics last year despite international pressure.
Heads of agriculture committees in both chambers of Congress got their request for more time to gather comments about “certified organic” labels.
A new United Nations report shows that food crops produce more toxins as they adapt to changing weather, a problem that will worsen as global temperatures rise.
In an effort to curb food waste, the U.S. Senate and House have introduced bills to standardize date labeling across the country.
Another outbreak of listeria has caused a recall to expand to include 360 frozen foods under more than 42 brand names.
A pediatrician is warning that parents should not put children on a gluten free diet unless they really need it.
An Indiana software engineer has whipped up a frothy vegan alternative to egg whites.
South Korea’s RFID garbage metering system has reduced food waste by hundreds of thousands of tons over the last few years.
The EPA says it was not ready to post a report that appeared on its website last week declaring weedkiller glyphosate unlikely to cause cancer in humans.
A USDA study - partially funded by the honey industry - found no significant health differences between consuming honey, corn syrup or refined sugar.
The European Commission has put a moratorium on the use of two weed killers that disrupt human hormones.
A new report says the amount of land used to grow genetically modified food declined last year for the first time in two decades.