Federal programs that collect money from farmers to promote pork, beef and eggs are under attack. They now want to exempt their documents from FOIA.
Egg prices spiked in the wake of avian flu, but the USDA now expects retail egg prices to fall 9 to 10 percent this year compared to the average 2015 price.
The FDA study is part of a larger government effort to reduce the persistently high rates of the food-borne illness in chicken and turkey.
Due to the long shelf life of frozen foods, officials are encouraging consumers to check their frozen products.
A new study finds 33 percent of American children are overweight. But researchers hope the findings don't overshadow the success stories out there.
When a big food company builds a factory, it doesn’t just bring in new industry. Farmers change what they grow, expand their herds and buy new land.
CRISPR technology deletes segments of an organism’s own genome to engineer the expression of a particular trait.
As farmers put seeds in the ground -- and their confidence in another season -- they know they get just one shot at making their business profitable this year.
A USDA study - partially funded by the honey industry - found no significant health differences between consuming honey, corn syrup or refined sugar.
Foragers are now scouring the hills in California in search of black morels — prized mushrooms which grow in land ravaged by forest fires.
The European Commission has put a moratorium on the use of two weed killers that disrupt human hormones.
A genetically modified mushroom could soon hit grocery store shelves, without governmental regulation or oversight.
What are GMO labels, and what do they tell you? Here are three things you should know, from the reporters at Harvest Public Media.
Free trade agreements open the door to get more American beef, soybeans and rice into other countries at more competitive prices.
A new report says the amount of land used to grow genetically modified food declined last year for the first time in two decades.
AquaBounty wants to repurpose a 38-year-old fish hatchery on Prince Edward Island to support its growing GMO salmon operation.
The US House passed a 5-year food security bill aimed at fighting hunger and malnutrition in developing countries.
Beneficial bacteria can help prevent you (or a cow) from getting sick. If they protect the animals from infection, farmers will need fewer antibiotics.
Ortho is part of the Miracle-Gro family. The company says it decided to phase out neonics from its home and garden products.
Federal agencies are changing some of the rules for how antibiotics are used on farms, which is raising questions about when antibiotics are really necessary.