A new UCLA report shows that combinations of commonly used pesticides can create toxic cocktails that increase health risks.
The latest Dietary Guidelines for Americans, released in January, recommend limiting sodium intake to 2,300 milligrams (about 1 teaspoon) per day.
The latest showdown in the GMO labeling battle is set for Thursday when U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts plans to force a vote on a draft bill in the Senate Ag Committee.
While presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders supports allowing states to require GMO labels, his campaign says he “does not believe that GMOs are necessarily bad.”
When Flint, Michigan moved its farmers market closer to public transportation, it made healthy foods more accessible to low-income shoppers.
We meet 17-year-old Diego, one of the 20,000 unaccompanied minors from Central America who made the journey through Mexico to the U.S. border last year.
Farming has been moving in this direction since World War II. Midsize farms get bigger. They consolidate. The ones that don’t survive close up and sell.
A new study has found that commercial tomatoes lack pest-repelling traits still found in wild varieties.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has proposed rules to force stores that accept food stamps to offer healthier foods.
In Venezuela, bread, meat, milk and other staples are scarce these days. So the government is urging urban slum dwellers to grow and raise their own food.
As a major agricultural player, Argentina is a place whose rural problems raise eyebrows in U.S. farm country.
New Hampshire's House voted down a GMO labeling law this week, while a House committee in Rhode Island held a hearing on similar measures.
The budget would make cuts to the crop insurance system, allocate more funds for agricultural research and fund a summer program to provides free meals to kids.
In a bird flu outbreak in Indiana last month, some of the 400,000 euthanized birds were killed by “ventilation shutdown,” a method the USDA approved last year.
Researchers explain that moving bee hives across long distances, as is common in the U.S. to pollinate crops, speeds up the process of disease spread.
Like nearly everything in agriculture, the increase in milk production doesn’t come without a few trade-offs.
USDA has had success cutting the proportion of whole chickens found with salmonella. Now it’s focusing on cut-up chicken parts and ground chicken and turkey.
A U.S. food company has rejected the decision of a Chinese court saying the company broke food safety laws.
The FDA has blocked the import of genetically modified salmon until the agency publishes final label guidelines.
Circle C Market serves the village of Cody, Nebraska. During the school day, local students perform tasks at the store as part of their classwork.