Tussles over GMO label bills, soda taxes, school lunch standards and secret cameras in stockyards marked 2014 as an exciting year for food watchers.
In their simple farm clothes, it can be easy to forget the women are nuns - save for the fact they still wear the familiar fitted white coif.
A major food fight has ended between giant Unilever and start-up Hampton Creek over the definition of "mayonnaise."
Measure 92 would have required raw and processed foods sold in the state of Oregon to be labeled if they contained genetically modified organisms.
Last November, food assistance recipients saw across-the-board cuts, causing more to turn to food banks to fill the gap.
Vilsack is widely credited with rallying the support that ultimately made the 2014 farm bill one of the few major bipartisan successes in this Congress.
Planners are hammering out the details of an ambitious food hub in Louisville, Kentucky aimed at fertilizing a budding local food system.
Americans are increasingly turning away from the Big Mac and to higher quality, "fast casual" options.
Seventeen states want to block an immigration order that advocates say would lift fear of deportation for up to 450,000 undocumented farm workers.
Drought caused ranchers to cull herds, pushing up prices for cattle. Higher prices give ranchers incentive to raise more calves and creates a grassland rush.
According to the National Agricultural Aviation Association, 18 to 20 percent of commercial cropland receives some sort of aerial application.
American consumers waste one-fifth of the food available to them. Here's how to reduce that figure this Thanksgiving.
It's been a long time coming, but calorie counts will be arriving on menu boards at restaurants, groceries, theaters and most places that sell fresh food.
Even while the total number of farmers is dropping nationwide, women are taking up a larger piece of the pie.
Researchers have shown that people who cook at home instead of eating out end up consuming less fat and fewer calories without even trying.
A spike in feed prices has resulted in rising wholesale meat costs, but that doesn't mean turkey will cost more this year.
McDonald's released a statement saying the company does not source genetically modified potatoes.
In bad years, higher premiums and higher payouts cost taxpayers more. When prices are lower and premiums are lower, the public is not out as much.
Country of Origin Labeling rules require meat labels to list where animals were born, raised and slaughtered.
With corn selling for nearly half of what it did in 2012, grain farmers are in the midst of a downturn and it’s hitting beginning farmers hardest.