Milwaukee, St. Louis and Detroit have joined the list of cities where fast food workers have struck for $15/hour wages and the right to unionize.
After months of political gridlock, new farm legislation may be in sight.
During last year's drought, farmers begged for rain. This spring, they wish it would stop.
The USDA has announced new funding to encourage broader acceptance of SNAP benefits at farmers markets.
Twenty days after New York fast food employees struck for higher wages, a group of Chicago workers have taken the torch.
Both measures required animal cruelty to be reported within 48 hours.
New York City's fast food workers' strike is the latest attempt by food workers to make consumers recognize the complex costs of eating on the cheap.
As evidence mounts for the link between neonicontinoid use and bee deaths, a group of concerned Americans is bring suit against the EPA.
The U.S. Senate has passed a bill to avert the furlough of USDA meat inspectors and the sporadic closure of meat processing plants. Now it's up to the House.
The CDC, the University of Minnesota and the UK's Chief Medical Officer have all issued warnings about drug-resistant bacteria this March.
Over time, the sequester will lead to meat shortages, fewer FDA inspections of food processors, cuts to food banks and reductions in farmer credit.
Sending food aid to developing countries has fed hungry people while building a new market for American products. Sending cash is cheaper.
Indiana Farmer Vernon Bowman faced a cold reception in the Supreme Court on Tuesday.
Proposed legislation in the state legislature seeks to prohibit activists from secretly filming inside beef, pork, poultry and egg farms.
In response to a Mississippi teenager's demands, the beverage company has announced it will no longer use a controversial chemical in its sports drinks.
The residents of Nitro, West Virginia, will receive $84 million for medical monitoring, $9 million for the cleanup of 4,500 homes, and legal fees.
Dairy Farmers of America has agreed to pay a $158 million settlement to avoid going to trial, but farmers and critics aren't satisfied.
The global area farmed organically has expanded by 300 percent since 1999, but the United States lags behind the curve.
The pair of proposed guidelines stresses the importance of preventing food-borne illness in the first place.
While Congress did manage to pass a nine-month farm bill extension, no one is particularly happy with it.