Milkweed is the literal lifeblood for the monarch caterpillars, serving as the insect’s sole food source early in their life cycle.
The Food and Drug Administration has brushed aside industry objections and will require food labels to disclose how much sugar has been added to packaged food.
Mechanically tenderized meat has a greater chance of being contaminated and making you sick.
A pediatrician is warning that parents should not put children on a gluten free diet unless they really need it.
According to the National Agriculture Statistics Service survey, varroa mites were the top colony stressor for beekeeping operations with five or more colonies.
In the absence of equipment for making their own meals from scratch, schools rely on large manufacturers to provide them pre-made.
A new report from the National Academy of Sciences knocked down some pro-GMO claims, and urged federal agencies to change the way these foods are regulated.
If the bill is passed, 120 Indiana schools with about 60,000 students would no longer be eligible to participate in the federal school lunch program.
Researchers in Nebraska are designing a new drone to start fires, which may help protect people while encouraging agricultural productivity.
For Pascal Baudar, LA is a treasure trove of edible plants and insects that he uses in unusual culinary creations.
Dogma has long held that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but emerging science suggests what you eat matters more than when you eat it.
A team of researchers at the University of Minnesota created a lab-grown meatball with $18,000 in under 21 days.
An Indiana software engineer has whipped up a frothy vegan alternative to egg whites.
South Korea’s RFID garbage metering system has reduced food waste by hundreds of thousands of tons over the last few years.
Under current rules, foods containing more than 3 grams of fat per serving can't call themselves "healthy" on labels.
Former New York City Michael Bloomberg is pledging his money and support for the proposed Philadelphia soda tax.
Oxfam’s report paints the picture of a widespread problem, where basic worker needs are denied in service of producing vast amounts of cheap, processed chicken.
The rule would be the first in the state to designate a mandatory distance between confined animal feeding operations and waterways.
Researchers have measured the acoustics and frequency in cows’ moos to understand the behavior each type of communication is associated with.
Over 2,000 rattlesnakes went through the roundup in Okeene, Oklahoma this year, but none left alive. A buyer purchases the reptiles for their hides and meat.