A teacher’s union in Los Angeles has added to the list of educators who want to stop school fundraisers at McDonalds.
Modeled after community gardens, the sweet setups allow beekeepers to maintain hives in public spaces.
A Michigan senator is introducing legislation that would let urban farmers access the traditional agricultural safety net.
Planting cover crops and spoon-feeding fertilizer are two ways to cut agriculture’s contribution to nitrates in water, but not enough farmers are buying in yet.
The prospect of fewer, larger companies controlling so much of the basic food supply is giving some farmers and anti-trust advocates heartburn.
Scientists have discovered a soil microbe with a gene that kills the corn rootworm, an insect that farmers spend $1 billion each year trying to control.
A consortium of consumer, health and environment groups has ranked 25 fast food chains for transparency and their use of meat raised with antibiotics.
George Washington University researchers say they found a new strain of MRSA transmitted to people through consumption of infected poultry.
Supporters and opponents of several proposed mergers among agricultural seed and chemical companies are making their case to lawmakers in Washington.
Crop farms and livestock operations are the biggest contributors to nutrient problems in the Gulf of Mexico
The Environmental Protection Agency says that the country's most widely used weedkiller, glyphosate, does not cause cancer.
Demand for halal food has increased in recent years, reaching $1.9 billion between August 2015 and August 2016.
Berlin has become a vegan mecca, but now Germany's nutritionists warn that a vegan diet can't provide all a body needs.
Organic animal welfare standards are expected to be finalized by year's end. It could clear up some questions for consumers but leave division behind the plate.
Many kids rely on school for food their families can't afford. Two reports suggest one group is falling through the cracks: teens.
At the University of California, Davis, it's now the focus of the most popular elective class on campus and of an ambitious new research center.
Despite food recalls and disease outbreaks frequently making headlines, data is showing that cases of foodborne illness are slowly declining.
Together, Bayer and Monsanto will create the largest crop supply company in the world.
Minnesota's governor has ordered new restrictions on the use of neonicotinoid pesticides, which have been blamed for killing bees.
Toxic algae blooms put a pinch on this year's Dungeness crab harvest in California, but signs say the fishery could bounce back this year.