Americans spend less on groceries, and tend to have poorer diets.
Agritourism is becoming bigger business all over the Midwest, with more than 2,000 farms boasting some kind of agritourism.
The FDA's proposal to include “added sugar” to the Nutrition Facts label has sparked cheers from health advocates and fierce opposition from food companies.
Maggots were found in two Ohio prisons on June 30, and this wasn't the first complaint against Aramark Correctional Services.
An antibiotic-resistant strain of salmonella has been linked to Foster Farms chicken in a recent recall, but the magnitude of the outbreak may not yet be felt.
For first-timers, the prospect of hopping on the back of a sheep for a wild ride can stir a range of emotions.
One goal of Feed the Future is to help farmers increase yields and production efficiency—and those are lessons the ag schools can share.
Missouri, which housed about 6 percent of the nation’s beef cattle at the start of the drought, lost roughly 8 percent of its herd.
Some food companies are changing recipes behind the scenes to comply with health recommendations, but they're doing it quietly for fear of losing business.
New York's highest court decided on Thursday that the city's health department could not impose a cap on the size of sugary drinks.
Looking for a way to cut waste — and cut costs — schools are turning to composting cafeteria leftovers.
A new study found that food trucks in seven American cities scored as well or better on food safety inspections than restaurants.
A massive expansion of the Panama Canal to meet the demand of the 21st Century is set to open as soon as early 2015.
A new study shows that foods seem more healthy when words like “all-natural” appear on packaging, even when we know better.
The federal government would cover half the cost of river construction while the rest of the money would come from a tax on the diesel fuel used by barges.
Farmers markets continue to grow. Community gardens are now mainstream. The next extension of that is to actually get onto a working farm and participate.
Health advocates and a school nutrition lobby group are bracing for battle as an opt-out provision for school lunch rules moves through the U.S. House.
While the conversation about hemp in the U.S. currently focuses on legal issues, our neighbor to the north anxiously waits to talk business.
Drought and disease have driven up the prices of beef, pork and chicken, scoring big profits for meat processing companies.
Multinational banana companies are slowly loosing their grip on the global market as organic and fair trade producers take a bigger bite of the banana pie.