Tuberculosis, pesticide exposure and viral breakouts are a few of the threats facing farmworkers living without adequate showers, ventilation and utilities.
Multinational banana companies are slowly loosing their grip on the global market as organic and fair trade producers take a bigger bite of the banana pie.
Sherry Wise of the Wylie House describes how the act of seed saving preserves agricultural biodiversity and family traditions.
Over 23 percent of honeybee colonies died last year, an improvement from nearly 30 percent mortality previously.
Hidden sugars are everywhere: in sauces, processed and frozen foods, and condiments. How much is too much?
We aren't so different after all, and that could be a bad thing when it comes to the global food supply.
A pig virus previously found only in Asia and Europe has moved to the United States, killing pigs in 15 states, including Indiana.
Widespread antibiotic use in poultry production may be leading to antibiotic-resistant bugs in turkeys.
Consuming sugary beverages daily has been associated with an increased risk of diabetes and stroke, a recent study finds.
A study released Thursday found an increased risk of early death with high processed meat intake.
Scientists unearth yet another reason to boost your intake of whole foods.
Yes, chickens get sick and hurt just like the rest of us. Here's what you can do.
The growing season is winding down and the days are growing shorter. Just when you thought your work was over, your garden still needs your attention.
EU officials say that fenugreek seeds imported from Egypt are the cause of the E. coli outbreak.
The most common pathogens that cause food borne illnesses can be eliminated from food with a few simple steps.
Even the best-loved plants can get infected by disease. Here are organic tips and tricks to apply to your garden to keep your crops healthy.
Fruit lovers should be very concerned by the increasing number of bats dying from white nose syndrome.
The Gates Foundation hopes to address hunger in developing nations by financing agricultural research. But beware - Monsanto is involved.
A new study found that eating a diet high in fiber may cut the risk of heart disease, cancer, infection and respiratory diseases.