Bartholomew County's new ordinance says farms with more than 600 pigs must be 500 feet from homes. The county's smallest CAFOs contain twice that many hogs.
With commuting, and other lifestyle changes, a growing number of low-income children now live outside the neighborhoods that qualify for federal assistance.
Changes in how we farm means taller corn by Independence Day.
A public health campaign to sell Africans on the virtues of orange-fleshed sweet potatoes — bred for higher Vitamin A levels — has helped combat malnutrition.
Start with a simple pancake recipe, then get creative. That’s when you have the chance to wow people.
One of the largest poultry companies in the country says it will change its slaughter methods and some of its poultry houses. Animal welfare groups cheer.
World Health Organization's cancer research agency listed coffee as a possible carcinogen in 1991, but the body of evidence now suggests that's not the case.
More than half of supermarket tomatoes now are grown in greenhouses or "shade-houses," and flavor is improving.
Most of the salt we consume is in our food before it hits the table. The FDA is leaning on the food industry to voluntarily reduce sodium in processed foods.
Todd Rokita argued the government should cut back on free school lunch programs when he attended Wednesday’s State Board of Education Meeting.
The fields bend the hairs and that generates a nerve signal, scientists say.
A new study from Purdue University looks at how non-crop plants expose honeybees to pesticides.
For the third year in a row, the H-2A visa program is running behind. That's left farmers waiting for workers even as the harvest season is well underway.
The Food and Drug Administration has brushed aside industry objections and will require food labels to disclose how much sugar has been added to packaged food.
Mechanically tenderized meat has a greater chance of being contaminated and making you sick.
A new report from the National Academy of Sciences knocked down some pro-GMO claims, and urged federal agencies to change the way these foods are regulated.
If the bill is passed, 120 Indiana schools with about 60,000 students would no longer be eligible to participate in the federal school lunch program.
For Pascal Baudar, LA is a treasure trove of edible plants and insects that he uses in unusual culinary creations.
Dogma has long held that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but emerging science suggests what you eat matters more than when you eat it.
Under current rules, foods containing more than 3 grams of fat per serving can't call themselves "healthy" on labels.