The first of its kind in China, a major study of nearly 500,000 people finds that fruit consumption can decrease the risk of cardiovascular disease.
Today’s gardeners likely wouldn’t have access to many of their favorite heirloom plants if it weren’t for the work of the Seed Savers Exchange in Decorah, Iowa.
Global food security was among demonstrators' top concerns in New York on Sunday during the largest march in history to call for action on climate change.
Farmers will need to continue to adapt to meet the demand of a new market that increasingly wants local food.
Under a provision dubbed "heat and eat," 12 states have been able to circumvent SNAP cutbacks by providing heat assistance as well.
Agriculture industry advocates plan to make recommendations to the legislature about how to label goods that are grown and produced locally.
In the months since retail marijuana sales began, problems with potency have made headlines, turning into public relations headaches for the marijuana industry.
Food safety advocates, members of Congress and even some inspectors contend the USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service is in disarray.
A new report found that obesity rates in most states have leveled off, with some states even showing a decrease among young children from low-income families.
Low-carb appeared to be superior to low-fat for weight loss in a recent study. The results ignited comments from all sides of the diet debate.
A program in Boston is whetting kids’ appetites for local produce by taking them on a tour of the food system, from seed to market to plate.
In what's considered a big step for the chicken industry, Perdue has announced most of its chickens are now antibiotic-free.
Scientists are encouraged by the brain's adaptation to the healthy foods and the use of behavioral therapy in overweight patients.
Fast-food workers are staging another round of strikes, this time with plans for widespread civil disobedience to increase pressure for higher wages.
Opponents of labeling genetically modified organisms boosted their spending in 2014 as states considered labeling laws.
“We all understand now that there’s... a pretty large divide between the farming community and the general public,” said Fred Kirschenmann of Ag Arts.
Researchers are looking for ways to combat nut allergies, which have been on the rise over the past decade.
Taxi service Uber has launched a speedy food delivery service in Santa Monica.
Residents opposed to new large animal farms say they negatively impact the surrounding environment. Farmers say regulations are already too strict.
U.S. farmers grow about $2 billion worth of tomatoes annually, though production numbers have steadily decreased over the past decade.