The industrial waste oil passed off as food-grade oil contained lascadoil—a combination of oleic acid, soy oil, and lasalocid sodium, used in animal drugs.
The outbreak has affected 174 farms in 15 states. Because there's no vaccine, infected and even healthy birds must be killed to try to stop the virus.
A new report from the CDC shows that E. coli and other foodborne illnesses are down, but a deadly, less common type of food poisoning is growing.
Target is a major player when it comes to food purchasing -- Americans spend $15 billion in food at its stores annually.
The White House's plan outlines how to save habitat and promote research. Some environmentalists wonder if it goes far enough to protect pollinators.
Things were different fifty-years-ago when fruit and vegetable production was a larger part of Midwest farming. Now it’s all about corn and soybeans.
Before the mid-1980s there were no farms in this country offering CSAs. Now there are upwards of 5,000.
Healthy dung beetle populations can make a cow pie disappear in a matter of hours, but dung beetle populations have been declining for decades.
New research indicates that crickets don’t convert feed into edible protein as efficiently as entomophagy proponents have suggested.
Beyond containing the virus, there’s another huge challenge: disposing of all the dead birds.
Dubbed the "No No List," Panera has decided to eliminate over 150 ingredients from its menu by 2016.
McDonald's annouced it will restructure its global business to create a "modern, progressive burger company," according to CEO Steve Easterbrook.
The average American eats roughly a half-pound of lamb per year. That number has been dropping for decades.
A farmer wants to burn in Goldilocks conditions – everything needs to be juuust right.
Tyson is the largest U.S. chicken supplier to announce it would cease use of antibiotics used in humans in its chicken.
A new study suggests that bees could get addicted to foods laced with nicotine-like pesticides.
Tuesday marked the worst day in the H5N2 avian flu outbreak which is killing millions of turkeys and chickens across the Midwest.
The real problem, say some farmers and federal officials, is that the American and Chinese regulators don’t approve new technologies at the same time.
An E. coli vaccine has been on the market for years that could reduce the risk of getting sick. It’s a vaccine for cows, but not many cows are getting it.
The government’s current definition of a farmer includes owning land or equipment, and doing at least 1,000 hours of manual labor a year.