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.
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.