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.
Grocery delivery service Green BEAN Delivery plans to move and expand headquarters in Indianapolis.
As the number of nano food products continues to surge, watchdogs say their dangers are still poorly understood and the FDA's new guidelines lack teeth.
Farmers often treat sick cows with antibiotics, but no one wants to ingest any medicine with their cold glass of milk.
If the news that some ice cream doesn't melt makes you want to create your own, you've come to the right place!
A Cincinnati woman was alarmed to discover the ice cream she serves her family doesn't melt. How does the FDA define "ice cream" anyway?
At least 28 states have confirmed the presence of Palmer amaranth. And many are struggling with strains resistant to common herbicides.
A news report shows McDonald's and Yum! Brands' meat supplier processing expired meat and food that fell on the factory floor.
Chefs learn about everything from keeping bees to butchering chickens to maintaining healthy soil at Chef Camp.
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.