PepsiCo this week announced new targets for reducing sugar, salt and fat drinks and snacks by 2025.
Hurricane Matthew floodwaters killed millions of chickens and pigs and potentially flooded lagoons that retain millions of pounds of hog waste.
The campaigns agree on food policy in some surprising ways. Most notable: both campaigns say that food-stamp benefits should remain a part of the Farm Bill.
In Canada, the province of Ontario is trying to crack down on pesticides called "neonics," with mixed results.
In the great household debate about refrigerating tomatoes, there's new scientific evidence on the no-fridge side, but some taste testers are not convinced.
Somewhere between 90 and 95 percent of wasabi sold in restaurants is fake. It’s just a mixture of horseradish, green food coloring and dry mustard.
Upstream farmers can’t just stop using fertilizer all together. Researchers are looking at plant-based strategies to help mitigate the dead zone.
Berry pickers in Washington state have formed one of the first farmworker unions to come along in many years.
The announcement marks the end of 14 years of efforts to eliminate antibiotics in Perdue's chicken products.
A World Health Organization report recommends fiscal policies, including taxes, that hike the retail price of sugary drinks to fend off obesity and diabetes.
San Francisco-based Hampton Creek makes several types of plant-based mayo products.
A stunning 90 percent of US urban streams contained concentrations of pesticides, most of which were used to keep bugs out of our homes and away from our yards.
Indiana's 200 or so veterinarians do a lot of driving, and starting in January, they'll need to do even more.
So far this year, 895 people from 48 states have gotten sick, and a few hundred were hospitalized. One person died.
Whether future occupants of the East Wing decide to get their hands dirty in the garden, its future has been cemented on the White House South Lawn.
Low prices at grocery stores have created the largest gap between restaurant and grocery prices in the last decade.
Farmers’ associations are fighting proposed EPA restrictions on the herbicide atrazine, saying new rules would drive up costs and reduce yields.
Seven species of the yellow-faced bee, which is the only bee native to Hawaii, have been designated as endangered.
While federal regulations have successfully cut back some types of water pollution, they have little muscle in combating agricultural runoff.
As harvest of winter wheat got underway in June in Kansas, the price began plummeting.