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.
Whole Foods Market has announced it will begin rating the sustainability of its produce and flowers in September next year.
New York and Chicago's Food Film Festival has seen a spike in submissions for documentaries that follow foods from farm to table.
Demand for cocoa is much steeper than growers can keep up with, but reports of chocolate's doom have been greatly exaggerated.
A group in the U.K. is reviving a lost farm tradition: feeding scraps to pigs. Could it work in the U.S?
Vertical gardens are a cool way to claim unused space in the city. One nonprofit is using them to combat hunger in urban areas.
New research has shown for the first time a strong link between some fungicides and sick bees.
The U.S. Government Accountability Office said the U.S. Department of Agriculture used bad data to justify new poultry inspection rules.
New research from UC Davis suggests that our brains automatically regulate salt intake, casting doubt on calls for Americans to cut salt consumption.
Revisions to federal school lunch guidelines are helping schools bring more local food into their cafeterias.