The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee plans to examine proposed mergers among agricultural chemical and seed companies in a September hearing.
American farmers may plant more corn this summer than they have in years, but China's announcement could drive down prices.
Over the past century, small-town seed businesses have given way to global enterprises. How a small seed company in Nebraska helps explain the transformation.
The porcine epidemic diarrhea virus found in this country closely matched the version circulating in China, fueling speculation that the virus came from there.
A few years ago, more than 40 percent of U.S. cotton exports ended up in China. Last year, it was down to 6 percent.
Hundreds of lawsuits against seed company Syngenta could develop into a major class-action, potentially involving almost every corn farmer in the country.
A U.S. food company has rejected the decision of a Chinese court saying the company broke food safety laws.
For years, the antibiotic colistin was known as the best chance to combat antibiotic resistance. But journalist Maryn McKenna says there’s bad news.
With restrictions on GMO crops in China, a Beijing biotech firm is looking to test products for market in the United States.
Unable to rebound from scandals, Yum Brands has decided to split into a separate entity in China.
By the time 2050 comes around, the meat on your plate may not be that different, but the story of how it got there could be.
American cookbooks throughout the years, with Vivian Halloran. Pickled golden beets. And, giving farmers incentives to think about conservation when they farm.
American farmers are the world’s largest soybean exporters and China is the largest buyer. If that market collapsed it would trigger a global decline in prices.
KFC, still reeling from a 2014 food scandal in China, is fighting back to protect its reputation against social media rumors.
Abigail Carroll describes how the American breakfast has evolved. Daniel Orr makes steel-cut oats. And, kids form community over their food allergies.
The real problem, say some farmers and federal officials, is that the American and Chinese regulators don’t approve new technologies at the same time.
McDonald's Japan is still reeling from a food safety scandal that erupted when a video surfaced showing suppliers mishandling meat products.
The first of its kind in China, a major study of nearly 500,000 people finds that fruit consumption can decrease the risk of cardiovascular disease.
A news report shows McDonald's and Yum! Brands' meat supplier processing expired meat and food that fell on the factory floor.
A carp fishing industry is springing up along carp-infested U.S. waters and processors are exporting the U.S. problem fish to Chinese diners.