Lawmakers are calling for an investigation into a failed $156 million FEMA contract to provide food for Puerto Ricans in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria.
The USDA has proposed changes that would increase line speeds at pork processing plants, a move advocates say will increase worker injuries.
A cascade of sexual assault and harassment allegations against chefs has sparked some soul searching in an industry long plagued with abuse against workers.
As Congress prepares to reauthorize the federal farm bill later this year, watchdogs and voters are bracing for possible cuts to the SNAP program.
As Congress returns from winter break, lawmakers prepare to tackle the notoriously thorny farm bill in hopes it will pass early this year.
The change of leadership in the White House was 2017’s top driver of food news as the Trump administration started making its mark on farm and food policy.
China has announced plans to phase out at least 10 more toxic pesticides within the next five years in a bid to improve food safety and soil health.
A third large food company has left the Grocery Manufacturers Association as the industry grapples with changing demands from consumers.
A panel of health experts has revised the high blood pressure threshold, putting 14 percent more US adults in the category of those who need lifestyle changes.
A U.S. government report says human industry is “very likely” the primary cause of climate change.
A USDA survey shows that the number of Americans suffering from hunger remains well above pre-recession levels nearly a decade ago.
Congress this week passed a $36.5 billion emergency package to pay for ongoing disaster relief from Puerto Rico to California.
Proctor and Gamble Co. has announced plans to use plastic that washes up on beaches to make soap bottles to raise awareness of marine pollution.
Two weeks after Hurricane Maria pummeled Puerto Rico, aid is finally reaching remote areas amid criticism of the relief effort.
Companies in the US ad UK have found ways to recycle grains wasted to make bread and beer.
The FDA is warning people in flood zones to stay away from produce touched by flood waters as damage estimates in Florida take shape.
Texas farmers are still tallying damage from hurricane Harvey as Irma bears down on Florida and the Caribbean.
Surveys showed that a majority of UK farmers voted to drop European Union membership in 2016, but with changes looming, many are now having second thoughts.
A grocery coop in Switzerland has unleashed new burgers and balls packed with protein from mealworms.
Biotech company AquaBounty has sold its first shipments of a controversial genetically modified salmon in Canada after 25 years in regulatory limbo.