In hopes encouraging healthier eating habits among the nation's youth, the USDA has proposed a new set of guidelines for food sold in schools.
While Congress did manage to pass a nine-month farm bill extension, no one is particularly happy with it.
Congress probably won't pass a new farm bill before the current one expires in September, but they won't renew the current one either. What gives?
Four years after New York City's widely publicized prohibition, citizens are eating less trans fats.
The biggest difference between the House- and Senate-proposed farm bills is in their handling of food stamps.
On Tuesday, the Senate began the process of voting on a list of 73 amendments to the Food, Agriculture and Jobs Act of 2012.
Following weeks of heated debate, the farm bill is expected to go up for a vote in the Senate this week.
The FDA is currently considering a ban on the use of BPA in infant formula containers. The chemical has already been banned in Canada, the E.U. and China.
The FDA announced it would not rename high fructose corn syrup to "corn sugar," despite arguments made by the Corn Refiners Association.
Raw milk is the likely culprit for E. coli outbreaks in Missouri and Oregon.
Connecticut gets closer to labeling genetically modified organisms in their food -- but not everyone supports the measure.
Traditional business models disconnect consumers from profits. Co-ops give communities an opportunity to participate in their own businesses.
Documents published by WikiLeaks show that diplomats aggressively lobbied the EU and the Vatican to buy US GMO crops.
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.
The White House has signed an agreement with food and beverage industry leaders to cut 1 trillion calories from the American diet by 2012.
Previous USDA regulations contained language that made it possible for mega-dairy farms to abuse the organic system. Not anymore!
A recent survey examined eating habits among liberals and conservatives, with at least one area where both parties agree.
After some bluster early on, the Obama Administration seems to have turned away from green tech a bit. Earth Eats' Cory Barker rounds up recent developments.
As obesity has been outed as a major cause of rising health care costs, Earth Eats' Cory Barker looks at a proposal to stop the expanding waistlines and costs.
With the 40th anniversary of the Moon landing upon us, Earth Eats' Cory Barker looks at what could be this generation's Apollo program.