In the largest proposed takeover by a Chinese company, pork producer Shuanghui has proposed to buy Smithfield to meet rising Chinese demand.
A new study has found that Subway patrons eat about as many calories as those who go to McDonald's.
Widespread antibiotic use in poultry production may be leading to antibiotic-resistant bugs in turkeys.
Each piece of Wrigley's new "Alert Energy" gum contains a half-cup of coffee's worth of caffeine.
Consuming sugary beverages daily has been associated with an increased risk of diabetes and stroke, a recent study finds.
Bird flu has been detected in live pigeons for sale in China. So far, six people have died and 16 fallen ill.
According to recent research, simply calling a food "organic" causes it to be perceived very differently.
The new research lends empirical support to state-mandated fruit and veggie minimums.
Got the blues? Unhealthy eating may only make things worse.
The 2010 health care law requires chain prepared food sellers to post calorie counts on their menus, but implementation isn't going to be easy.
New York City's big soda ban was set to start today, until an eleventh-hour decision by the New York State Supreme Court put a stop to Mayor Bloomberg's plan.
A study released Thursday found an increased risk of early death with high processed meat intake.
Michelle Obama hits the road this week to promote the third birthday of Let's Move!, her initiative that aims to eliminate childhood obesity.
Betrayal, mystery, controversy, and a host of characters as big as Europe -- it's no story; it's the ever-widening horse meat scandal.
Sniffling and sneezing? Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams' Influenza Sorbet could help.
Energy drink-related hospital visits have doubled between 2007 and 2011, but the caffeine isn't entirely to blame for the injuries.
Scientists unearth yet another reason to boost your intake of whole foods.
The USDA has decided to allow more meat and grains in school lunches after outcry by school administrators.
A new tax attempts to change the ingredients list of a French favorite.
After only a year, Denmark's unpopular tax on saturated fat is to be repealed in January.