A Michigan senator is introducing legislation that would let urban farmers access the traditional agricultural safety net.
The latest showdown in the GMO labeling battle is set for Thursday when U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts plans to force a vote on a draft bill in the Senate Ag Committee.
In a surprise move, some U-S Senate Democrats have joined Republicans in support of a bill that requires labeling food with genetically-modified ingredients.
After over two years of rallying, New York fast-food workers will likely see a significant increase in their hourly wage.
A Kansas congressman reintroduced a bill last week outlawing state GMO labeling laws, an effort critics promptly called "Monsanto's dream bill."
Despite health warnings, some states have proposed legalizing raw milk sales in order to impose strict regulations on the risky - and growing - market.
With signals from Congress and the federal government, it may not be long before some of America’s amber waves of grain get a little greener.
Since the earliest farm supports in the 1930s, the link between those who grow food and those who need it has been part of federal agriculture policy.
Key lawmakers from the House and Senate – finally – hammered out a farm bill compromise on Monday that could come up for a vote as early as Wednesday.
For the second session in a row, the General Assembly will discuss legislation that would make gathering media at Indiana farms illegal in certain situations.
Earth Eats asked food watchdog and advocacy groups for their thoughts on the best and worst of food policy in 2013.
Time is ticking for the farm bill. Current legislation expires September 30, and Majority Leader Harry Reid has warned it will not be extended again.
In case you missed it, the farm bill was defeated in the House of Representatives last week with a vote of 234 to 195.
Laws and ballot initiatives for mandatory labeling have been proposed in more than 20 states.
Thanks to Jared Polis, the effort to label genetically modified foods is going federal.
From droughts to hurricanes, 2012 has been rocky one for farmers and foodies alike. Here's our annual roundup of the year's major food news stories.
On Tuesday, California voted down a referendum that would have required labels for genetically-modified foods.
Consumption of a delicacy may be draining the Atlantic Ocean of a notorious predator.
After being pronounced dead by many observers, the new legislation was passed in a surprise vote earlier this week. Some of the changes may surprise you.
Recent studies published by the USDA and Feeding America find that food insecurity has increased in the United States.