Doctors and researchers want to understand more about why cancer is more likely to be fatal for rural residents than most city residents.
New research shows for the first time that bacteria exposed to small amounts of household herbicides can become resistant to antibiotics.
The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics has agreed to pull the "Kids Eat Right" logo from Kraft Singles after members threatened to leave the group.
Studies done before the ACA’s enactment found that farmers were among the groups least likely to have health insurance.
A Kansas congressman reintroduced a bill last week outlawing state GMO labeling laws, an effort critics promptly called "Monsanto's dream bill."
The newly formed Heinz Kraft Co. will be the third-largest American food company and the fifth-largest food company in the world.
Here are five things you should know about the World Health Organization saying Roundup could cause cancer.
Altogether, 15 federal agencies play a role in food safety, from the EPA to the Centers for Disease Control.
Nearly 74,000 Amy's Kitchen organic products have been recalled in the U.S. and Canada for potential listeria contamination from spinach.
The new farm bill includes three crop insurance options for farmers – this is the first time there's been more than one choice.
Coca-cola has seen its profits tumble in developed nations and instability in its developing markets. So what is a soda giant to do?
To find out what's inside a healthy queen bee, an IU Biology professor and other researchers looked at queen bees’ gut bacteria — called a microbiome.
Checkoffs have been the subject of Supreme Court cases, where farmers have argued that a mandatory payment for advertising infringes on free speech.
Kraft Singles, the individually wrapped yellow slice that forms the glue in so many grilled sandwiches, has been given the Kids Eat Right label.
As the pork industry becomes more concentrated, small and mid-sized producers are forced to either get bigger, get out, or get into a niche market.
The strain of avian flu is thought to spread mostly through contact with infected wild birds.
For U.S. soybean producers, the deal could mean no longer paying tariffs as high as 20 percent in countries like Japan.
McDonald's involvement in this year's SXSW SouthBites Interactive conference is turning heads.
Some have complained that the government pays farmers not to farm. It’s actually a complicated program sought by sustainable agriculture advocates.
A new study indicates that some people show signs of addiction when consuming processed foods with high fat and refined carbs.