Oaxaca is the heart of mezcal country, where the pungent booze is made from the same plant as tequila by traditional distillers.
A campaign to legalize street vending is gaining strength from local resistance to President Trump's immigration policies.
Government statistics show a big increase in the number of foreign guest workers approved to work on American farms this year.
Americans ate 2 billion pounds of avocados last year; many came from Mexico. California researchers are working to change that.
The ancient grain is part of a movement to revive native crops and cuisines while restoring the health and economy of Oaxaca, one of Mexico's poorest states.
Historically, prevalence of obesity in Mexico was associated with higher socioeconomic status. A new study shows that's changing, and impacting teen girls.
Trade in food between the U.S. and Mexico has exploded over the past 15 years. Restricting that trade could backfire.
Climate change has brought erratic rainfall to Mexico's Yucatán peninsula, forcing local Mayan farmers to modernize their centuries-old farming practices.
For one of the biggest dairymen in U.S., success was based in part on crossing cultural boundaries. Now, he has returned home to continue building his empire.
Requiring Mexican growers to pay more for exporting their goods to the U.S. will only lead to higher prices for American consumers.
Plans to expand the border crossing could bulldoze over a longstanding market where many food vendors have made their living for years, if not generations.
In the U.S., soda taxes haven't had the impact activists had hoped for, but globally it's a different story.
Consumer groups are rearing for a fight in 2016 after Congress repealed a law that required an animal's country of origin on packages of meat.
384 people have reported illness in 26 states with cyclosporiasis—the disease caused by a single-cell parasite, cyclospora.
Meat industry groups have dropped a lawsuit against the USDA's rules requiring labels that identify country of origin for meat products.
Industry groups want congress to dial back rules requiring labels that trace the origin of meat -- a measure advocates say is better for consumers.
The cost of limes is skyrocketing, making them harder to get at local bars and restaurants.
Where New York City failed, Mexico seems to be succeeding in implementing a junk food tax in the hopes of curbing its obesity epidemic.
The FDA announced Thursday they were banning the import of papayas from Mexico until they were cleared of salmonella.