Government officials, the seafood industry and food safety experts urge consumers to not fear contaminated seafood in the wake of the recent gulf oil spill.
As heated debate over the repercussions of the 2008 Farm Bill wind down, discussion has already started about the next iteration.
The Institute of Medicine released a report today detailed strategies to reduce sodium intake in the Americans' diets. The FDA is reviewing the recommendations.
A group of food and farm organizations have signed a letter supporting amendments to the Senate food safety bill that would benefit small food producers.
A final vote on the Food Safety Modernization Act has been further delayed so the Senate can instead focus on financial regulatory reform.
A report released today found that genetically engineered crops have clear benefits for farmers (and the planet), but critics remain wary.
New compostable packaging by snack companies breaks down in 14 weeks in a compost pile, but what happens when it winds up in a landfill?
In celebration of the PBS broadcast-premiere broadcast of Food, Inc., Earth Eats helps you plan your own Food, Inc. potluck viewing party!
The battle to fight childhood obesity in the U.S. has raised questions about Ronald McDonald's role as a marketing tactic intended to target young children.
Michelle Obama will be joined by the White House chefs, elementary school children and others to break ground today on the White House Spring kitchen garden.
A new study found that the term "junk food junkie" is really quite accurate - junk food cravings are similar to a drug addict's craving for their next "fix"
Some environmentalists have decried the reallocation of funds from conservation programs to support child nutrition programs.
Chef Jamie Oliver's new television show, "Food Revolution," premieres tonight on ABC, but the show has already met with cynicism from comics and critics
The Senate Agriculture Committee approved Senator Blanche Lincoln's Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act today, endorsing a plan to improve school lunch programs
The effects of climate change may soon be coming to your morning cup of coffee, as this sensitive cash crop is threatened by higher temperatures.
Earth Eats has compiled a list of our favorite Facebook pages that are great tools for learning more about food and sustainability online.
The U.S Department of Justice meets in Iowa this weekend to consider whether the size of big ag companies could be in violation of federal anti-trust regulation
According to a report published today by the Produce Safety Project, acute food-borne illnesses cost the U.S. $152 billion each year.
The US Department of Agriculture has launched an interactive map showing the availability of local and healthier food options throughout the U.S.
Unusually cold temperatures in Florida this winter have lead to a 30% decrease of tomato production, leaving farmers and consumers at a loss.