New York is the latest in a growing list of cities using social media to sleuth out food borne illness outbreaks.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is approaching food-borne illness in a different way -- by mapping the DNA of harmful bacteria.
Those involved with FFA tout the record enrollment as a testament to the organization’s nimbleness in the face of an increasingly urbanized society.
Unmanned aerial vehicles aren’t just for spies or for the battlefield. Farmers all over the country think drones can give them a leg up, too.
A single Amish farmer may not be able to hire a driver to ship products to a local restaurant. But by banding together, the economics may start to make sense.
Five Staten Island Wendy's are testing technology that allows cars to pay for fast food using hands-free technology mounted on the windshield.
These iPhone apps are easy, portable ways to help you eat the way you want. The best part? They’re absolutely free!
Researchers at the University of Missouri have built a tool that can detect the threat of heat stress in specific animals.
In his annual letter for 2012, Bill Gates announced that the Gates Foundation intends to combat world hunger by investing in genetically modified agriculture.
Mimi Ito says lunch is the best time to introduce kids to new foods. After eight years of documenting their lunches, she now considers her kids to be foodies.
As consumers and the government call for safer food, food traceability systems make it possible to see a product's path from farm to table.
Scientists at the Medical University of South Carolina are working to grow meat from cultures.
How much energy does our annual food waste represent? A lot. About 2% of the total annual energy consumption in the U.S. according to a new study.
Is Farming Part of the New American Dream? Makenna Goodman wrote a guest post for Huffington Post this week, asking that very question.
Recent developments in wind power, and...scientists have recently developed a technology that will convert urine into hydrogen.
Bill Gates is taking on the weather, filing for five patents for technology that could stop hurricanes from forming.