A study found that farmers who go organic are often subject to a “weedy field bad farmer” mentality in their communities.
European Union nations have until October 3 to declare if they want to opt out of future genetically modified crops.
Many manufacturers have gone to automated machines to process food. Yet it still takes thousands of workers to keep a modern beef plant up and running.
After facing community opposition, plans for a massive new food hub in Louisville will no longer include a composting facility to turn food waste into energy.
Bloomberg News released a study showing crop insurance claims have jumped 48 percent, but analysts remind the season isn't over yet.
Farmers have reached a milestone in the recovery from the massive avian flu outbreak last spring. Birds are back in the barns at this Iowa farm.
Seattle, Tacoma and Everett have put into place a voluntary water reduction call, asking residents to cut water usage by 10 percent.
The number of food banks serving students on college campuses has climbed in recent years as more students seek a road out of poverty.
The decline could hurt farmers, but high yields in other parts of the country mean grocery prices likely won't be impacted.
New research has revealed a correlation between longer life and eating chili peppers.
384 people have reported illness in 26 states with cyclosporiasis—the disease caused by a single-cell parasite, cyclospora.
"Ag-gag" laws outlaw undercover investigations of farms. What does the Idaho decision mean for the handful of other states with similar laws on the books?
In the past few years, Monsanto has purchased weather analysis companies and big data firms. The company now wants to buy the Swiss chemical company, Syngenta.
The fight over food containing genetically modified ingredients is at a fever pitch. It includes a little science, lots of money and a food system under fire.
Vegetarian government leaders in India rejected a plan to add eggs to help feed malnourished children, drawing fire from advocates for the nation’s poor.
Ahold USA became the largest conventional grocer in America to partner with the CIW's Fair Food Program, ensuring better rights for farmworkers.
An executive with the Peanut Corporation of America faces a life sentence for covering up a salmonella outbreak blamed for nine deaths.
Indiana's food banks are starting a new Farm to Food Banks program that aims to get more fresh produce to low-income Hoosiers.
Introducing oleogustus: "oleo" is the Latin root word for fatty and "gustus" means taste.
A team of Purdue University researchers have developed a technology that detects salmonella more quickly than current methods.