Even the most wholesome ingredients are produced through cheap labor, often by people who are poor and hungry. It's time the food world talks about that.
A new report highlights victims of human trafficking in the food industry, from farm workers to restaurant cooks and wait staff.
A new study reveals the sugar industry's efforts 50 years ago to shape opinion on how sugar affects health. Today, companies continue to fund nutrition studies.
Most of the salt we consume is in our food before it hits the table. The FDA is leaning on the food industry to voluntarily reduce sodium in processed foods.
In a victory for pro-labeling supporters, Campbell Soup Company announced it supports mandatory labeling of GMOs.
Following media reports on slavery in Thailand’s fishing industry, Nestlé commissioned a report that found abuses were likely in its own supply chain.
Whether a label says it’s low in fat, produced without hormones, or a good source of protein is largely governed by consumer demand and corporate profit.
You may not think much about store brands as you shop for groceries, but it’s a business worth nearly $60 billion per year.
Two months before a fois gras ban goes into effect in California, supporters and opponents are locked in a final battle over the law.
Some vegetarian food is getting a makeover. It's being made to look, feel and taste more like meat.
The Occupy Wall Street movement has had both positive and negative relationships with small-scale farmers. Here's a sampling of the good, the bad, and the ugly.
Amidst recalls and food safety campaigns, who is responsible for preventing foodborne illness? Experts from all sides of the debate paint a blurry picture.
The Food Industry released its own set of nutrition guidelines, but the Obama administration is not convinced.
Earth Eats recently spoke with Marion Nestle, in the second part of our interview, she talks about food policy, the local food movement and food labeling
Government officials, the seafood industry and food safety experts urge consumers to not fear contaminated seafood in the wake of the recent gulf oil spill.
The U.S Department of Justice meets in Iowa this weekend to consider whether the size of big ag companies could be in violation of federal anti-trust regulation
Earth Eats' Annie Corrigan sat down with author, activist and professor Michael Pollan to talk about his new book "Food Rules"
More on the "Smart Choices" debate...wherever you shop, keep an eye out for misleading claims about the nutritional value of a product.