In the largest proposed takeover by a Chinese company, pork producer Shuanghui has proposed to buy Smithfield to meet rising Chinese demand.
China's largest meat processor is buying U.S.-based Smithfield foods, and that could provide a major opportunity for hog farmers.
The H7N9 bird flu has Chinese consumers concerned about one of their favorite fast foods.
Bird flu has been detected in live pigeons for sale in China. So far, six people have died and 16 fallen ill.
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.
Sending corn and soybeans abroad is just part of the equation when it comes to figuring out how we’ll feed the projected 9 billion people on Earth by 2050.
Missouri soybeans are exported all over the world and markets are growing.
China is no stranger to food controversy, leaving some consumers wondering if they can trust Chinese foods labeled as "organic."
According to a study commissioned by Food Safety News, more than three fourths of the honey sold in American grocery stores is not exactly what bees produce.
Some of the oldest community-supported agriculture programs started in Japan in the 1960's but the movement is just taking off in several nearby countries.
Consumption of a delicacy may be draining the Atlantic Ocean of a notorious predator.
Vinegar was tainted with antifreeze at a Ramadan meal in China's western Xinjiang region.
Italy is now the world's leading producer of wine, but French wine is becoming an investment piece in China.
A string of new investigations of dangerous food products suggests that China's food safety reform has not been effective enough.
China just arrested 14 involved with feeding illegal chemicals to pigs.
Responding to a history of food contamination, the Chinese government has recently taken measures to enforce food safety.
Local American food played an important role in last night's state dinner with Chinese President Hu Jintao.
I can’t help but think that if my mógu mission had not turned fungal fiasco I might never have made some adventurous strangers into lifelong friends.
There are great things about being a foodie in far-off places. Food often supersedes language. Even though I don't speak Chinese, the mushrooms speak for me.
Mushrooms, or mógu, are this mountainside’s moneymaker. What legends and traditions surround this fungal fortune?