Food safety advocates, members of Congress and even some inspectors contend the USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service is in disarray.
A new report found that obesity rates in most states have leveled off, with some states even showing a decrease among young children from low-income families.
Low-carb appeared to be superior to low-fat for weight loss in a recent study. The results ignited comments from all sides of the diet debate.
A program in Boston is whetting kids’ appetites for local produce by taking them on a tour of the food system, from seed to market to plate.
In what's considered a big step for the chicken industry, Perdue has announced most of its chickens are now antibiotic-free.
Scientists are encouraged by the brain's adaptation to the healthy foods and the use of behavioral therapy in overweight patients.
Fast-food workers are staging another round of strikes, this time with plans for widespread civil disobedience to increase pressure for higher wages.
Opponents of labeling genetically modified organisms boosted their spending in 2014 as states considered labeling laws.
“We all understand now that there’s... a pretty large divide between the farming community and the general public,” said Fred Kirschenmann of Ag Arts.
Researchers are looking for ways to combat nut allergies, which have been on the rise over the past decade.
Taxi service Uber has launched a speedy food delivery service in Santa Monica.
Residents opposed to new large animal farms say they negatively impact the surrounding environment. Farmers say regulations are already too strict.
U.S. farmers grow about $2 billion worth of tomatoes annually, though production numbers have steadily decreased over the past decade.
Regional food hubs work like online farmer's markets. A study will determine the demand for more hubs in Indiana.
The co-owner and two workers at the Rancho Feeding Corp., the center of a massive recall that began in February, have been charged with 11 felony counts.
The USDA released new rules for poultry plants last month that allow companies to conduct their own inspections and reduce the number of government inspectors.
Chefs are figuring out how to stealthily add mushrooms to ground beef to cut fat and calories without sacrificing flavor.
A new study shows that kids’ packed lunches from home are high in sugar and salt, and fall short of federal nutrition guidelines.
While big swathes of the Great Plains have partially recovered from the extreme 2012 drought, some sections are still desperately dry.
The amendment has become a hot button issue. On one side: commodity groups. On the other: animal rights groups.