It is now illegal for Seattle residents to throw food waste into garbage bins. Penalties will start in July.
The European Union has decided to allow individual nations to ban GMOs on grounds including town and country planning.
An Indiana state senator has introduced a bill that would remove local counties' ability to block large-scale livestock operations within their jurisdiction.
Indiana state Senator Dennis Kruse recognizes his bill requiring labels on foods containing GMOs faces an uphill battle.
A major food fight has ended between giant Unilever and start-up Hampton Creek over the definition of "mayonnaise."
Seventeen states want to block an immigration order that advocates say would lift fear of deportation for up to 450,000 undocumented farm workers.
Can egg-less mayonnaise really be called "mayo?" Unilever, maker of Hellmann's mayonnaise, is taking the issue to court.
The co-owner and two workers at the Rancho Feeding Corp., the center of a massive recall that began in February, have been charged with 11 felony counts.
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.
Russian lawmakers aim to restrict GMO imports and ban GMO production within the country.
47 million Americans will see a reduction in their food stamp benefits starting November 1.
Where New York City failed, Mexico seems to be succeeding in implementing a junk food tax in the hopes of curbing its obesity epidemic.
New York City's ban on sugary beverages was struck down in appeals court Tuesday.
The farm bill moved to conference Thursday evening with hopes that nutritional assistance would make its way into the final product.
In case you missed it, the farm bill was defeated in the House of Representatives last week with a vote of 234 to 195.
As the food truck scene continues to grow across the country, local governments are writing rules to regulate mobile food vendors.
The farm bill passed the Senate Monday with cuts to SNAP and direct payments to farmers. The bill did include subsidies for peanut and rice farmers.
This week, Connecticut passed the first law in the nation requiring food containing GMOs to be labeled.
The act, which was inserted into the stopgap budget bill, tells the USDA it can go against court rulings to allow GMO cultivation. But is this a new power?
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.