Meat industry groups have dropped a lawsuit against the USDA's rules requiring labels that identify country of origin for meat products.
Let them eat eggs, says the top U.S. nutrition advisory panel.
Despite health warnings, some states have proposed legalizing raw milk sales in order to impose strict regulations on the risky - and growing - market.
In the largest study of its kind, researchers have found lower levels of pesticides in those who consume organic foods.
Finding workers to don coveralls, muck boots and endure the occasional splash of manure, or spritz of urine is not as simple as putting an ad in the newspaper.
Cover crops, like crimson clover and hairy vetch, grow during the winter when everything else freezes.
The FDA and USDA split food safety responsibilities currently. A total of 12 agencies enforce about 30 different laws.
According to a new study, consuming too much salt and sugar from packaged foods starts at a young age.
About 20 years ago, scientists realized peaks and valleys of the carbon cycle are reaching higher and lower levels. The Corn Belt may be contributing to that.
Don Thompson is officially retiring, but many speculate pressure from investors helped make the decision.
It is now illegal for Seattle residents to throw food waste into garbage bins. Penalties will start in July.
The organic food market is exploding and many fish farmers and retailers want in. But some in the organic industry say “not so fast.”
The European Union has decided to allow individual nations to ban GMOs on grounds including town and country planning.
Scientists studying industrial hemp say it holds a tremendous amount of promise. But to unlock its potential there’s very basic scientific research to be done.
The fast-food giant released a video detailing how their fries are made. It's part of the "Our food. Your questions" campaign.
FDA officials estimate consumers will lose up to $5.27 billion in ‘lost pleasure’ over the next two decades as a result of calorie counts on restaurant menus.
It's cheap, it's convenient and it's a staple for many young Americans. Pizza is a big player in children's diets.
80 percent of Americans believe all food containing DNA should be labeled. The question is, do they know what that means?
The federal “beef checkoff” mandates a $1 payment every time a head of cattle is sold. Opponents have fought the checkoff all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court.
After a routine audit of a pork supplier found they were not meeting humanely raised standards, Chipotle has pulled carnitas from several restaurants.