A new federal district court decision has overturned a 5-year USDA approval of genetically modified sugar beets.
A study released by The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) examined which foods contained the highest levels of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs)
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.
I assumed that farmers at my local market grew their foods pesticide free and certified organic, but I learned that this was far from the truth.
How much energy does our annual food waste represent? A lot. About 2% of the total annual energy consumption in the U.S. according to a new study.
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.
Washington state apple growers are trying to make a change to less-toxic pesticides in advance of a 2012 EPA deadline.
As heated debate over the repercussions of the 2008 Farm Bill wind down, discussion has already started about the next iteration.
To celebrate the 40th Earth Day, we asked you to share your favorite green living tips. Here are 40 tips to make this year your greenest yet!
A report released today found that genetically engineered crops have clear benefits for farmers (and the planet), but critics remain wary.
New compostable packaging by snack companies breaks down in 14 weeks in a compost pile, but what happens when it winds up in a landfill?
Some environmentalists have decried the reallocation of funds from conservation programs to support child nutrition programs.
This episode of Earth Eats helps you learn all about the environmental advantages of rearing and eating the leaner white meat: rabbit, with two savory recipes.
Earth Eats rounds up a big list of some of our favorite tweeters that we've grown to love in our time on Twitter.
Wal-Mart announced today its goal to eliminate 20 million metric tons of greenhouse gas emissions from its global supply chain by 2015.
It’s Super Bowl time and our friends at Celebrate Green help you score a touchdown for people and planet with these tips for greening your Super Bowl party.
If you’re an eco-conscious seafood fan, you are probably aware of the complex sustainability issues around buying fish and other seafood.
81-year-old Roland Micklem was arrested yesterday outside of West Virginia's State Capitol building for protesting the mining of mountaintops.
Traditionally one of the biggest online shopping days of the year, learn how to green up your "Cyber Monday" with these online shopping tips
New reports from the UK suggest going vegetarian two days each week could be an easy way to prevent climate change.