New EPA administrator Scott Pruitt has decided not to ban chlorpyrifos, a pesticide widely used on produce.
In Trump’s Cabinet, oil-rich states like Texas and Oklahoma are well represented, making some in the Corn Belt worry about the future of corn-based ethanol.
The safety of chlorpyrifos has been in question for almost three decades. The next step is an outright ban by the EPA, though it's unclear if that will happen.
California will be the first state to label the controversial chemical glyphosate, declared safe by the EPA, and "probably carcinogenic to humans" by the IARC.
Farmers’ associations are fighting proposed EPA restrictions on the herbicide atrazine, saying new rules would drive up costs and reduce yields.
The EPA says it was not ready to post a report that appeared on its website last week declaring weedkiller glyphosate unlikely to cause cancer in humans.
Federal agencies are changing some of the rules for how antibiotics are used on farms, which is raising questions about when antibiotics are really necessary.
EPA received new information that suggests the herbicide Enlist Duo is more toxic to plants than the agency previously thought.
The government's first ever national target to reduce food waste will encourage farmers to donate more of their imperfect produce to the hungry.
After studying 64 test plots of soybeans, the EPA did not see a significant difference in yields between plants treated with neonics and those without.
Looking for a way to cut waste — and cut costs — schools are turning to composting cafeteria leftovers.
Beekeepers are pushing the EPA to consider impact on pollinators when reviewing new pesticides.
In honor of Earth Day, we're highlighting several composting programs at universities across the country that are successfully reducing food waste.
As evidence mounts for the link between neonicontinoid use and bee deaths, a group of concerned Americans is bring suit against the EPA.
The EPA found that GM corn from Monsanto might be losing effectiveness in battling rootworm.
In order to protect the public from fluorosis and unnecessary chemicals, the HHS and EPA recommend that fluoride levels in drinking water be lowered.
Big Ag, a redesigned FDA, and climate change denial: what election results mean for food policy.
The first part of a three part series, Nicolette Hahn Niman talks about growing up in the midwest and the treatment of pigs in industrial farming operations.
Scientists and pesticide regulators are at odds over California's recent approval of a toxic pesticide for strawberries.
Earth Eats' Annie Corrigan sat down with author, activist and professor Michael Pollan to talk about his new book "Food Rules"