Michael Jacobson led the fight against "junk food" for four decades. He's now stepping down as president of the Center for Science in the Public Interest.
An appeals court hears arguments Wednesday on the future of Philadelphia's landmark tax on sweetened drinks.
The service delivers meals to homebound seniors and people with disabilities and could be facing big cuts in the Trump budget.
18 people tested positive for strains of influenza never before seen in humans after attending agricultural fairs in Ohio and Michigan in August of this year.
A public health campaign to sell Africans on the virtues of orange-fleshed sweet potatoes — bred for higher Vitamin A levels — has helped combat malnutrition.
Processes that were once the purview of specialty labs are now being put into pocket-sized products to give consumers the ability to analyze their foods.
A recent analysis found that of the 1,500 new supermarkets promised for food deserts by next year, only about 250 have opened in those neighborhoods so far.
80 students have fallen ill in Boston after eating at Chipotle, causing the restaurant chain to close another store during the investigation.
The obesity rate rises again. Well over one-third of adult Americans are obese. But a new Cornell study questions, is junk food really the cause?
What if you could change the way your food tastes by manipulating smell?
The FDA made the announcement today, although it will likely be a while before the "frankenfish" hit supermarket shelves.
As part of the Food Safety Modernization Act, the FDA released safety guidelines to ensure imported produce is held to the same standards as U.S. products.
Consumer advocacy groups have sounded the alarm for years about defining the word "natural" in natural foods, and the FDA is listening -- again.
43 Chipotle restaurants have been closed following an outbreak of E. coli, while a ground beef outbreak has been traced to a Nebraska plant.
New evidence shows that obese children who cut back on sugar get significant health benefits after only ten days.
For many workers in the food service industry, getting paid depends on showing up, even when you're sick.
According to a couple new reports, obesity rates in every state in America top 20 percent, while one-third of U.S. children are consuming fast food daily.
Americans love pumpkin-flavored goodies. Since 2011, pumpkin products' sales have jumped 76% -- but the same can't be said for the fruit itself.
A new study found school children are more likely to choose healthy school lunch options if given more time to consume them.
A new study found that about half of all adult Americans have diabetes or pre-diabetes, a number that has remained stable for several years.