Casein is a milk protein that is 500 times as effective as plastic at preventing food spoilage.
Commercial kitchen space can be hard to come by and expensive to build. One tech startup is trying to fix that, using concepts from the sharing economy.
A new study finds the nation's first soda tax succeeded in cutting consumption of sugary drinks, but it's uncertain if the effect will be permanent.
Savory jams tap into a love affair with foods that marry salt and sugar. They let people eat local fruits and vegetables year-round.
U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack is the only remaining member of President Obama’s original cabinet, and has been at the helm of USDA since 2009.
Some scientists want to boost the nutritional profile of hot dogs and hamburgers by adding seaweed to the meats.
While the dilapidated barn might be a nuisance for farmers, reclaimed barn wood is a hot decorating trend from Manhattan to Manhattan Beach
The U.S. appetite for shrimp is often fed in unsavory ways. In New York's Hudson Valley, an indoor aqua farm is raising an alternative.
Entrepreneurs hope customers will pony up for high-end foods made from rescued ingredients.
The study confirms that a diet incorporating some meat and animal products may feed more people around the globe.
Increasingly, water in Colorado is more valuable coming out of lawn sprinklers and bathroom faucets than growing sugar beets.
World-renowned chef Massimo Bottura is putting his culinary skills to use with a world-class soup kitchen in Rio de Janeiro.
Bee experts warn that novices may be inadvertently putting their hives in danger by not keeping the mite population in check.
The booming craft beer industry is encouraging more and more upstart Indiana growers to invest long-term in hops.
Earthworms are a source of protein, calcium and much more. But they may not be the top option for feeding a hungry world.
Two years ago Subway removed a chemical used in yoga mats and other industrial products from its bread. Others have too, but why don’t they brag about it?
The Tribune found the regulatory system designed to protect rural communities actually exploits state laws to build more facilities that mass-produce pork.
Farmworkers in South Texas marched 200 miles for better wages and working conditions, but the strike failed and workers today are still systematically underpay.
Workers at Sakura Bros. farms in Washington state are locked in a years-long battle with their employer for better working condition and wages.
Kansas Water Office is teaming with farmers to demonstrate that new irrigation methods can reduce the demand on the Ogallala Aquifer without sacrificing yields.