Over the past century, small-town seed businesses have given way to global enterprises. How a small seed company in Nebraska helps explain the transformation.
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.
Activists are demanding an end to research on GMO bananas designed to fight vitamin A deficiency.
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.
After a GMO labeling bill was blocked in the US Senate, big food companies announced plans to comply with Vermont's label law.
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.
This zinger of a drink is rich like a milkshake, thanks to a dash of olive oil.
More agricultural trade and cooperation with Cuba could bring a glut of organic produce from the island nation.
Some animal welfare and food safety advocates think divestment is the key to large-scale change in the factory farm industry.
The U.S. Senate on Wednesday voted down federal legislation that would make state GMO label laws invalid.
Global agriculture behemoth Cargill has announced plans to reduce the use of key antibiotics on farms in Texas, Kansas and Colorado.
Researchers are using social media tools to analyze everything from kids’ nutrition to food deserts.
Whole Foods and Giant Eagle say they're ready to pilot sales of wonky produce that fails to meet retail beauty standards.
The European Union is drawing battle lines over whether to renew a license for glyphosate, an herbicide the World Health Organization says is linked to cancer.
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.
Because the prices for corn and soybeans have dropped, this might be a good time for farmers to look at growing crops that can help soil or protect water.
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.
Congress repealed mandatory labeling on beef and pork late last year, after the U.S. lost a World Trade Organization dispute with Mexico and Canada.
A chemical safety bill that the US House passed last year includes a provision that could help Monsanto get lawsuits dismissed.