The fight over food containing genetically modified ingredients is at a fever pitch. It includes a little science, lots of money and a food system under fire.
Vegetarian government leaders in India rejected a plan to add eggs to help feed malnourished children, drawing fire from advocates for the nation’s poor.
Ahold USA became the largest conventional grocer in America to partner with the CIW's Fair Food Program, ensuring better rights for farmworkers.
An executive with the Peanut Corporation of America faces a life sentence for covering up a salmonella outbreak blamed for nine deaths.
Indiana's food banks are starting a new Farm to Food Banks program that aims to get more fresh produce to low-income Hoosiers.
Introducing oleogustus: "oleo" is the Latin root word for fatty and "gustus" means taste.
A team of Purdue University researchers have developed a technology that detects salmonella more quickly than current methods.
Farmers use nearly 900 million pounds of pesticides every year. Sometimes those chemicals drift to neighboring property, which can ruin crops on organic farms.
Researchers might have discovered the Holy Grail of meat replacement - seaweed that tastes like bacon and packs more vitamins than kale.
A bill that would usurp states' abilities to create mandatory GMO labeling within their borders has passed the House.
State agriculture departments are already preparing for a possible resurgence of avian flu this fall, while several states ban poultry competitions at fairs.
After over two years of rallying, New York fast-food workers will likely see a significant increase in their hourly wage.
Huge companies and start-ups alike are investing in technology designed to support and improve agriculture and, in the process, they’re creating new jobs.
Farmers fighting herbicide-resistant weeds will likely look to spray more chemicals. Researchers are trying to determine which herbicides could cause cancer.
A new study reveals “little evidence” for a correlation between obesity and a person’s local food environment.
Whole Foods' "Responsibly Grown" ratings have riled organic farmers who have watched their produce get lower ratings than conventionally grown foods.
The U.S. Justice Department warned that food companies could face criminal charges if they fail to protect consumers against foodborne illnesses.
Many farmers rely on a stable supply of migrant laborers to return year after year. That’s an incentive to provide safe housing.
Last month was the wettest June since 1895, causing many fields to flood.
Menus across the nation were supposed to post calorie counts by year's end, but the FDA has delayed the deadline.