Health advocates and a school nutrition lobby group are bracing for battle as an opt-out provision for school lunch rules moves through the U.S. House.
Some school districts are complaining of financial losses since healthy school lunch rules went into effect in 2012. House Republicans have proposed a solution.
Eleven people across four states have fallen ill after consuming contaminated beef. The USDA has traced the outbreak to Detroit-based Wolverine Packing Company.
What "organic" means to the USDA and what it means to consumers may be two different things.
Vermont's bill differs from bills passed in Connecticut and Maine as it doesn't contain a clause that requires other states to pass similar measures.
Walmart's announcement last week that it would sell organics at prices comparable to conventional foods has been met with skepticism.
Researchers for Wal-Mart found that 91 percent of their customers would buy organic foods for the right price.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is approaching food-borne illness in a different way -- by mapping the DNA of harmful bacteria.
Critics of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 argue the standards are forcing kids to take food they won't eat and thereby creating more waste.
As soda sales drop for a ninth straight year, diet soda sees a particularly large plummet amid health concerns.
A nationwide recall is in effect for Parkers Farms products after listeria was discovered in peanut butter, cheese spreads, dips and salsa.
Hidden sugars are everywhere: in sauces, processed and frozen foods, and condiments. How much is too much?
Changes to the WIC program include more fruits and vegetables, whole grains, yogurt and fish.
We aren't so different after all, and that could be a bad thing when it comes to the global food supply.
The obesity rate dropped 43 percent for young children over the past decade, marking the first major decline in the obesity epidemic.
Unhealthy foods are already being taken out of school lunches. Next up is the removal of unhealthy food marketing in schools.
In the United States, more than 75 percent of food contains genetically modified ingredients. What's a GMO-free consumer to do?
A new study finds that simply opening stores that offer fresh produce doesn't mean residents in food deserts will change their eating habits.
Nearly 9 million pounds of beef have been recalled after the USDA discovered diseased animals were processed without proper oversight.
Russian lawmakers aim to restrict GMO imports and ban GMO production within the country.