Workers at meat processing plants describe punishing rates of production, leaving them with a lifetime of pain and physical problems.
The worry is that this resistance will spread to bacteria that are also resistant to other drugs, effectively making bacteria immune to antibiotics.
World Health Organization's cancer research agency listed coffee as a possible carcinogen in 1991, but the body of evidence now suggests that's not the case.
Salmon producers in Chile increased their use of antibiotics last year despite international pressure.
A bill enacted last year overturned a previous ban on corporate farming in the state that had been in effect since 1932.
The Philadelphia City Council voted last week in favor of a 1.5-cent-per-ounce tax on sodas and other artificially sweetened drinks.
Who is watching out for workers in the meat industry? Some charge government fines for safety problems are “embarrassingly low.”
To manage overpopulation, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service relaxed hunting regulations on geese in 1999. Some farmers have opened up their property to hunters.
Already existing grain surpluses combined with a nearly 30 percent increase this year means farmers are losing money and places to store grain.
The futures market helps both producers and users of a major commodity, such as corn, defend themselves against major prices changes.
Cuba is an important ally for the U.S. on some hot-button international agriculture issues, such as food safety and animal health regulations, Vilsack said.
An EU proposal to extend the sale of the chemical in Monsanto's Roundup has failed to garner enough support in the EU.
Heads of agriculture committees in both chambers of Congress got their request for more time to gather comments about “certified organic” labels.
More than half of supermarket tomatoes now are grown in greenhouses or "shade-houses," and flavor is improving.
Most of the salt we consume is in our food before it hits the table. The FDA is leaning on the food industry to voluntarily reduce sodium in processed foods.
A graduate student at the University of Toledo in Ohio discovered grass carp eggs last summer in the Sandusky River, which flows into Lake Erie.
A new United Nations report shows that food crops produce more toxins as they adapt to changing weather, a problem that will worsen as global temperatures rise.
Choosing the best reusable tableware for your summer cookouts comes down to two factors: production and environmental impact.
Todd Rokita argued the government should cut back on free school lunch programs when he attended Wednesday’s State Board of Education Meeting.
The fields bend the hairs and that generates a nerve signal, scientists say.