Concerns about mercury contamination have led many pregnant women to under-consume seafood. So the FDA issued a new chart explaining what to eat, what to avoid.
New rules will force some of the biggest organic egg producers to change their practices, or stop calling their eggs organic.
GOP leaders have announced their intentions to roll back the Endangered Species Act, saying, "it has never been used for the rehabilitation of species."
Check-off programs pool money from organic food producers and handlers, and distribute the funds for organic food promotion, education, and research.
If nominated and confirmed, Sonny Perdue will take charge of the USDA, an agency with nearly 100,000 employees and a $150 billion budget.
Treating people through nutrition is not a new idea, but it's making inroads as more medical professionals make meals a formal part of care.
The USDA expects payments from government safety net programs to reach $12.9 billion for 2016, an increase of nearly 20 percent over the previous year.
Newly discovered fossils in Patagonia suggest the nightshade family started much earlier than believed, perhaps when dinosaurs roamed.
Tom Vilsack announced that his first job outside the Cabinet will be heading up a dairy industry trade group that pushes for access to foreign markets.
Similar to "little free library" boxes that are filled with free books, these "blessing boxes" are stocked with food and toiletries for people in need to take.
People have been harvesting seaweed for thousands of years, but now it's become so popular, you can even take a class.
In 2000, Americans ate about 4 pounds of sweet potatoes per person. Today, it’s nearly double that, at 7.5 pounds per person.
The newly created monument preserves 1.3 million acres in Utah, but critics who point to the land's energy extraction potential want the designation undone.
The next Agriculture Secretary will be charged with shepherding a new Farm Bill through Congress. Work on the law is slated to begin almost immediately.
Large-scale dairy farms are more lucrative, and national milk production has actually increased. But small farmers see their way of life dying.
Westerners are often looking for short, intense workouts. A new study points out a different path to fitness.
In Nigeria, the food crisis is so severe that when MSF sees families to treat disease or provide vaccinations, they're starting to distribute food as well.
After years of drought, California is getting drenched with rains. Scientists and farmers are testing a way to capture water by filling groundwater aquifers.
Two nonprofits are using their harvest for a line of jams honoring the history and old family recipes of the local African-American community.
The USDA plans to launch a pilot program to allow people to buy groceries online with food stamps.