The fight over food containing genetically modified ingredients is at a fever pitch. It includes a little science, lots of money and a food system under fire.
A House bill that would preempt states from passing their own GM label requirements could come up for a vote before the August recess.
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.
Former food and agriculture lobbyists have taken staff posts in the Senate Agriculture Committee as Congress prepares to move on a new legislative agenda.
FDA officials estimate consumers will lose up to $5.27 billion in ‘lost pleasure’ over the next two decades as a result of calorie counts on restaurant menus.
80 percent of Americans believe all food containing DNA should be labeled. The question is, do they know what that means?
Voters in Colorado resoundingly rejected the labeling of foods that contain the derivatives of genetically modified – or GMO – crops.
Industry groups want congress to dial back rules requiring labels that trace the origin of meat -- a measure advocates say is better for consumers.
A new study shows that foods seem more healthy when words like “all-natural” appear on packaging, even when we know better.
After an aggressive media campaign from opponents, voters in Washington state are on the brink of rejecting a proposal to require labels on GMO foods.
Laws and ballot initiatives for mandatory labeling have been proposed in more than 20 states.
While California's Proposition 37 failed in November, Whole Foods has decided to label genetically modified ingredients voluntarily.
According to a new study by Oceana, nearly one-third of fish sold in the United States is mislabeled.
What is "natural"? Food marketers' slippery use of this word is the subject of a legal case in California.
The USDA grants unrestricted use of GMO sugar beets, and California voters consider GMO labeling requirements.
Walmart is rolling out the "Great for You" sticker on healthy food this spring. What is "great for you?"
Walmart announced that it will promote healthier food, and though the Let's Move! campaign supports it, critics are skeptical.
The final part of our interview with Nicolette Hahn Niman, she talks about food labeling, food safety and the importance of knowing where your food comes from.
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
Earth Eats recently spoke with Marion Nestle about everything from the raw milk debate to pet food to food labeling. This is the first part of the interview.