The Gates Foundation hopes to address hunger in developing nations by financing agricultural research. But beware - Monsanto is involved.
For the first time ever, guidelines focus on the growing obesity epidemic, telling Americans to eat less, and emphasizing a plant-based diet.
In 2009, 29 million pounds of antibiotics were used to raise animals for human consumption.
The Food & Water Watch came out with a map of factory farms across the country this week. This is not something you learn at the grocery store.
The Japanese technique of apple growing is the perfect combination of science and art.
A new federal district court decision has overturned a 5-year USDA approval of genetically modified sugar beets.
An unprecedented number of genetically engineered canola crops have successfully escaped into the wild.
A federal appeals court in Washington, D.C. overturned a previous ruling, clearing the way for farmers to challenge a law concerning almond pasteurization.
The largest repository for European fruits and berries in the world is scheduled to be demolished to make way for a housing development.
Scientists have found that certain crops easily absorb pharmaceuticals and personal care products, or PPCPs.
The second part of a three part series, Nicolette Hahn Niman talks about becoming a vegetarian and how we can move away from factory farming.
The first part of a three part series, Nicolette Hahn Niman talks about growing up in the midwest and the treatment of pigs in industrial farming operations.
The National Research Council published a report this week entitled 'Toward Sustainable Agricultural Systems in the 21st Century'
Ruling in favor of whom? In Monsanto v Geerston Farms, the US Supreme Court issues the first ever ruling in a genetically modified crop case.
A new report reassessed how agricultural resources are used around the world and found that animals - not humans - consume more than half of the world's crops.
Researchers hope to measure the impacts of continuous doses of very low levels of drugs being constantly reintroduced into the environment and the food supply.
The American Meat Institute is opposed to a new bill that would require the USDA to test for six additional strains of E. coli.
A recently published study has found wild birds prefer non-organic when given the choice between conventional and organic bird food.
Chairman of the House Agriculture Committee Collin Peterson (D - MN) convened another hearing last week in South Dakota to discuss the 2012 Farm Bill.
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