In part two of the Earth Eats interview with Joel Salatin, he talks about what's wrong with food regulation from the standpoint of the small farmer.
As consumers and the government call for safer food, food traceability systems make it possible to see a product's path from farm to table.
The FDA was awarded over $4 billion in funding to help pay for its food safety programs, while the USDA experienced budget cuts.
The Food Safety Modernization Act (S. 510), one of the few pieces of legislation from this Congress with bipartisan support, passed the Senate Tuesday.
The Senate could seal the fate of the Food Safety Modernization Act could today. Supporters and opponents are both making waves in anticipation of the vote.
Marion Nestle, author of Food Politics, answers questions and makes predictions about the Food Safety Modernization Act waiting for a vote in the Senate.
The Food Safety Bill gets moving in the Senate, but some concessions had to be made. A BPA ban no longer appears in the bill and sperm counts might suffer.
Big Ag, a redesigned FDA, and climate change denial: what election results mean for food policy.
Even in the midst of a salmonella outbreak, a bipartisan push to reform food safety regulation must still be run through the political meat grinders.
Recent expansion of the egg recall to include half a billion eggs sparks criticism of the current state of the U.S. egg industry.