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.
The Senate Agriculture Committee voted in favor of a bill that would make labels voluntary for foods containing genetically modified ingredients.
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.
Farmers collect money for CSA memberships now to fund expenses before the planting begins. For some, it's an important part of their bottom line.
Researchers in Oregon found that offspring of wild salmon raised in hatcheries develop changes in 700 genes.
A new UCLA report shows that combinations of commonly used pesticides can create toxic cocktails that increase health risks.
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.
A new study has found that commercial tomatoes lack pest-repelling traits still found in wild varieties.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has proposed rules to force stores that accept food stamps to offer healthier foods.
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.
New Hampshire's House voted down a GMO labeling law this week, while a House committee in Rhode Island held a hearing on similar measures.
In a bird flu outbreak in Indiana last month, some of the 400,000 euthanized birds were killed by “ventilation shutdown,” a method the USDA approved last year.
A U.S. food company has rejected the decision of a Chinese court saying the company broke food safety laws.
The FDA has blocked the import of genetically modified salmon until the agency publishes final label guidelines.
Over a year ago, Hellmann's took issue with the term "mayo" for an egg-free spread. Now, they've decided to make their own.
For unemployed adults in 22 states, they have two months to find a job or lose their food assistance.
Lawmakers in Maine want to remove a provision in the state's GMO label law that makes it dependent on passage of similar laws in other states.
Almost a year after the first two genetically modified varieties of non-browning apples were approved for market, a new Fuji variety could join them.