Headlines once warned the quinoa boom was putting the crop out of the reach of those who grow it. New studies put those fears to rest, but bad news looms.
In the U.S., soda taxes haven't had the impact activists had hoped for, but globally it's a different story.
A modern broiler, or meat chicken, grows incredibly fast. The bird suffers as a result. Now Whole Foods wants its suppliers to shift to slower-growing breeds.
General Mills, Kellogg and Mars will start labeling foods produced with genetic engineering. That's all because of a Vermont law set to take effect July 1.
Chipotle may be stepping back from food safety measures adopted after the restaurant's disease outbreaks.
Some animal welfare and food safety advocates think divestment is the key to large-scale change in the factory farm industry.
Whole Foods and Giant Eagle say they're ready to pilot sales of wonky produce that fails to meet retail beauty standards.
While the country is renowned for its high-quality Arabica Bourbon beans, both cost and culture have kept Rwandans from imbibing one of their top cash crops.
About 23 million American households rely on SNAP, but nearly one-third of them still have to visit a food pantry to keep themselves fed.
Even low levels of lead in kids can cause learning or behavioral problems, but foods with calcium, iron and vitamin C can help reduce the absorption of lead.
A pathogen-screening device created by Purdue scientists could improve the process of identifying harmful food pathogens.
Americans have loved popcorn since the Great Depression. These days, popcorn grown, bagged and flavored in Indiana is sold halfway across the world.
The latest Dietary Guidelines for Americans, released in January, recommend limiting sodium intake to 2,300 milligrams (about 1 teaspoon) per day.
When Flint, Michigan moved its farmers market closer to public transportation, it made healthy foods more accessible to low-income shoppers.
In Venezuela, bread, meat, milk and other staples are scarce these days. So the government is urging urban slum dwellers to grow and raise their own food.
For unemployed adults in 22 states, they have two months to find a job or lose their food assistance.
The deal OK'd by a key Senate panel preserves stricter school nutrition standards enacted since 2010, but it gives schools more leeway in implementing them.
The Indiana Department of Homeland Security is partnering with the USDA to address the ongoing outbreak of avian flu in Dubois County.
It could take some time to contain what state health officials are describing as one of the worst avian flu outbreaks to hit Indiana.
The new guidelines have implications for federal nutrition policy, influencing everything from school lunches to advice you get at a doctor's office.