The new guidelines have implications for federal nutrition policy, influencing everything from school lunches to advice you get at a doctor's office.
The people pushing insect cuisine make compelling arguments. They say insects are high in protein and calcium, and they’re easier on the environment.
The most recent dietary guidelines recommend most Americans eat about .21 pounds of meat per day. Most Americans average about .36 pounds of meat per day.
To ensure we still have antibiotics to treat diseases in both humans and livestock, doctors and farmers need to use them carefully.
Our appetite for meat, which began growing exponentially in the U.S. after World War II, is one of the reasons farmers in the Midwest grow so much corn.
By the time 2050 comes around, the meat on your plate may not be that different, but the story of how it got there could be.
These country of origin labels, as they are known, are part of an ongoing international trade dispute that has swept up Midwest ranchers.
Eat less meat for the environment? A draft recommendation for the USDA says so.
Country of Origin Labeling rules require meat labels to list where animals were born, raised and slaughtered.
American meat consumption has declined 12.2 percent since 2007. Both industry and food policy critics think they know why.
In a move applauded by food safety advocates, the USDA has announced ground beef will not be sold if it tests positive for six additional strains of E. coli.
The USDA announced new guidelines to ensure humane treatment of livestock, defining "egregious inhumane treatment."