A new UN report says 31.4 percent of worldwide fish stocks were caught at unsustainable levels in 2013.
Americans buy twice as many packages of bagged salad greens as heads of lettuce these days. Is the bagged stuff just as good?
Some say Senate Bill 764 is a step in the right direction for GMO-label advocates, but others say the bill isn’t enough.
The last time government agencies updated biotech regulations was 1992. Today a wave of new discoveries is breaking out of the old regulatory framework.
Bartholomew County's new ordinance says farms with more than 600 pigs must be 500 feet from homes. The county's smallest CAFOs contain twice that many hogs.
The bill outlaws states’ efforts to labels foods made with genetically-modified organisms and instead gives companies more leeway in disclosing GMOs.
The Food Loss and Waste Accounting and Reporting Standard will help measure and manage food loss and waste, for both countries and private companies.
Consumers may view GMO disclosure labels much like surgeon general’s warnings on cigarette packages, despite a recent study showing GMO crops are safe to eat.
Market-based conservation contends that we create demand for an animal and work to keep its population robust so we can then eat it, as with the American bison.
With commuting, and other lifestyle changes, a growing number of low-income children now live outside the neighborhoods that qualify for federal assistance.
Changes in how we farm means taller corn by Independence Day.
A public health campaign to sell Africans on the virtues of orange-fleshed sweet potatoes — bred for higher Vitamin A levels — has helped combat malnutrition.
A new law in Vermont requiring labels on genetically modified foods has gone into effect despite a months-long campaign in Congress to block the measure.
The European Commission voted to extend the sale of the product until the European Chemical Agency provides a new ruling in 2017.
Chile has implemented a food label law to try to curb one of the highest obesity rates in the world.
One of the largest poultry companies in the country says it will change its slaughter methods and some of its poultry houses. Animal welfare groups cheer.
While touring JBS Marshalltown Pork Plant, reporters were forbidden from taking photos, making audio recordings or quoting the company without permission.
Aronia is the modern name for the native black chokeberry and it’s billed as a “superfood." A growing cadre of Midwest farmers is trying to get in on the craze.
The new bill would require companies to disclose genetically modified ingredients in foods. Critics dislike that the info does not have to appear on the label.
Offering foods in smaller packages gives companies the appearance of concern for consumer health, while allowing them to charge more per fluid ounce.