Lawmakers in Maine want to remove a provision in the state's GMO label law that makes it dependent on passage of similar laws in other states.
A new study indicates that global fishing operations have depleted stocks by much more than officially reported.
New rules clear the way for industrial fish farming in the Gulf of Mexico, a move environmental groups say would threaten an ecosystem already under siege.
A court battle over salty food warnings is heating up in New York and could set the tone for other food label initiatives across the country.
Consumer groups are rearing for a fight in 2016 after Congress repealed a law that required an animal's country of origin on packages of meat.
A new food pantry database is connecting about two thousand food banks and partner agencies to ensure food donations end up getting used.
A consumer advocacy group reports that many farms that produce ‘organic’ eggs differ little from traditional industrial egg farms.
With restrictions on GMO crops in China, a Beijing biotech firm is looking to test products for market in the United States.
Following media reports on slavery in Thailand’s fishing industry, Nestlé commissioned a report that found abuses were likely in its own supply chain.
Hunger in the U.S. is at a 7-year low, but food banks are seeing greater demand during the holiday season this year.
The average price of turkey has increased 20 percent this year after the worst bird flu outbreak in U.S. history.
A group of U.S. Senators want to expand a "fresh food" school snack program to include frozen, canned, dried and pureed fruits and vegetables.
A U.S. senator is calling for an investigation into caffeine-added foods after a company launched a new peanut butter brand with extra pep.
New research has brought to light significant concerns about the way food pantries handle food and keep up to date with recalls.
New evidence shows that obese children who cut back on sugar get significant health benefits after only ten days.
Schools in New York have launched a “zero waste” program that will reuse, recycle or compost all types of waste over the next five years.
A California lawmaker is considering a plan to bring billions of gallons of water from Alaska to ease the ongoing drought.
California has passed strict limits on the use of antibiotics for livestock for staving off illness or promoting growth.
Civil war in Syria has triggered the first withdrawal from a global seed storage bank to replace genetic stock of crucial crops.
After public protests, Whole Foods has announced it will stop sourcing foods produced in prison work programs.