A new study reveals the sugar industry's efforts 50 years ago to shape opinion on how sugar affects health. Today, companies continue to fund nutrition studies.
A new research meta-analysis shows no health benefits to eating organic. Critics say it misses the point.
What is "natural"? Food marketers' slippery use of this word is the subject of a legal case in California.
What upcoming changes may you see in how the government regulates the food industry?
Walmart is rolling out the "Great for You" sticker on healthy food this spring. What is "great for you?"
The demise of a Farm Bill drafted in secrecy means the next version will go through standard Congressional channels, which has mixed implications for farmers.
In the wake of the recent E. coli outbreak in Europe, the US government is launching a campaign to raise awareness of safe food handling procedures.
As Let's Move! celebrates its first year, we look at its past progress and its goals for the future.
The Food Safety Modernization Act (S. 510), one of the few pieces of legislation from this Congress with bipartisan support, passed the Senate Tuesday.
The Senate could seal the fate of the Food Safety Modernization Act could today. Supporters and opponents are both making waves in anticipation of the vote.
Marion Nestle, author of Food Politics, answers questions and makes predictions about the Food Safety Modernization Act waiting for a vote in the Senate.
To celebrate the National School Food Program's successes, the USDA is hosting a number of activities this week to promote advances and benefits of the program.
School meals have a huge influence over the nutritional well-being of children. How can you make a difference?
Earth Eats recently spoke with Marion Nestle, in the second part of our interview, she talks about food policy, the local food movement and food labeling
Earth Eats recently spoke with Marion Nestle about everything from the raw milk debate to pet food to food labeling. This is the first part of the interview.
The White House has signed an agreement with food and beverage industry leaders to cut 1 trillion calories from the American diet by 2012.
A New York Times article reports at least 10 species of weeds in 22 states have built up resistance to the Monsanto's popular pesticide, Roundup.
A new study finds that the consumption of commercial television by children may be a contributing factor to childhood obesity.