But another California city, San Francisco, saw its proposed law to tax sugary beverages go down in defeat.
Packaged foods are designed for taste, not health, and the nutrition labels don't tell you the whole story.
Halloween candy is risky business for kids with food allergies, but the Teal Project is making it safe for all to Trick-or-Treat.
Did you share a Coke this summer? Coca-Cola's successful campaign featured names and social media promotion geared toward Millenials.
The first of its kind in China, a major study of nearly 500,000 people finds that fruit consumption can decrease the risk of cardiovascular disease.
Low-carb appeared to be superior to low-fat for weight loss in a recent study. The results ignited comments from all sides of the diet debate.
In what's considered a big step for the chicken industry, Perdue has announced most of its chickens are now antibiotic-free.
Scientists are encouraged by the brain's adaptation to the healthy foods and the use of behavioral therapy in overweight patients.
Researchers are looking for ways to combat nut allergies, which have been on the rise over the past decade.
Chefs are figuring out how to stealthily add mushrooms to ground beef to cut fat and calories without sacrificing flavor.
Maggots were found in two Ohio prisons on June 30, and this wasn't the first complaint against Aramark Correctional Services.
Some food companies are changing recipes behind the scenes to comply with health recommendations, but they're doing it quietly for fear of losing business.
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.