43 Chipotle restaurants have been closed following an outbreak of E. coli, while a ground beef outbreak has been traced to a Nebraska plant.
It's not just abandoned cats, dogs that kill animals. Farmer Larry Howard says area pets that are allowed to roam free have caused problems for his livestock.
Some farmers make business calls behind the wheel or listen to sports radio. One man in Illinois has gotten attention for writing poetry while harvesting.
The most recent dietary guidelines recommend most Americans eat about .21 pounds of meat per day. Most Americans average about .36 pounds of meat per day.
New evidence shows that obese children who cut back on sugar get significant health benefits after only ten days.
Oxfam America released a report calling on consumers to help better working conditions for the people who work at the four largest poultry producers.
Jonathan Lundgren’s work has included extensive examination of neonicotinoids, a class of insecticides widely used by farmers to control pest damage to corn.
It’s just one more chapter in a long line of agricultural speculative bubbles, from emus to chinchillas to Berkshire hogs to Dutch tulips.
To ensure we still have antibiotics to treat diseases in both humans and livestock, doctors and farmers need to use them carefully.
The World Health Organization has put bacon, hot dogs and sausages in the same category of cancer risk as tobacco smoking.
Schools in New York have launched a “zero waste” program that will reuse, recycle or compost all types of waste over the next five years.
A California lawmaker is considering a plan to bring billions of gallons of water from Alaska to ease the ongoing drought.
In a surprise move, some U-S Senate Democrats have joined Republicans in support of a bill that requires labeling food with genetically-modified ingredients.
Unable to rebound from scandals, Yum Brands has decided to split into a separate entity in China.
For many workers in the food service industry, getting paid depends on showing up, even when you're sick.
Our appetite for meat, which began growing exponentially in the U.S. after World War II, is one of the reasons farmers in the Midwest grow so much corn.
“We have all these people from other places in the world and we have one thing in common: soccer," says Nick Ng, soccer coach at Fort Morgan High School.
The benefits of no-till and cover crops abound. Still, there are hurdles to making the move away from traditional farming.
Excess rain leads pumpkins to rot when they can't absorb all the water. Too little rain means pumpkins shoot roots deep into the ground to find moisture.
California has passed strict limits on the use of antibiotics for livestock for staving off illness or promoting growth.