The country's largest consumer of chicken says it plans to phase out “antibiotics that are important to human medicine” used in its poultry products.
An estimated 107 antibiotics are currently allowed for continuous use or without limit in livestock by the FDA.
The organic food market is exploding and many fish farmers and retailers want in. But some in the organic industry say “not so fast.”
In what's considered a big step for the chicken industry, Perdue has announced most of its chickens are now antibiotic-free.
Researchers are looking for ways to combat nut allergies, which have been on the rise over the past decade.
The USDA released new rules for poultry plants last month that allow companies to conduct their own inspections and reduce the number of government inspectors.
Megan Betz on why we see so few community orchards in the U.S. Harvest Public Media looks at Right To Farm legislation. Then, pickled eggs and dumpster diving.
At least 28 states have confirmed the presence of Palmer amaranth. And many are struggling with strains resistant to common herbicides.
What "organic" means to the USDA and what it means to consumers may be two different things.
A watchdog reveals key flaws in new FDA guidelines designed to reduce the use of antibiotics to fatten livestock.
This week's snow and subzero temperatures put stress on farmers and their animals, but there could be a sweet upside to the cold snap.
Use of antibiotics to grow farm animals has been blamed for growing antibiotic resistance in humans across the United States. New rules could help curb that.
Despite increasing alarm over the spread of antibiotic-resistant “superbugs,” a push to shut down one possible breeding ground seems stuck in Congress – again.
The CDC, the University of Minnesota and the UK's Chief Medical Officer have all issued warnings about drug-resistant bacteria this March.
With one half of the world's pigs living in China, the discovery of antibiotic resistant bacteria in Chinese pig dung is cause for concern the world over.
The EU is beginning to have second thoughts about consuming horsemeat. Many American horses are given drugs -- drugs human beings should never consume.
Consumer Reports has just published some bad news for pork lovers.
What upcoming changes may you see in how the government regulates the food industry?
Chipotle claims to sell "food with integrity." But are there limits to how ethical a chain restaurant can be?
The FDA released new guidelines recommending that pharmaceutical companies require prescriptions for antibiotics to be used on livestock.