As cities and companies — including Starbucks — move to oust straws in a bid to reduce pollution, people with disabilities say they're losing access to a necessary, lifesaving tool.
Northwest farmers produce a quarter of the country's alfalfa seeds, but they get help from millions of alkali bees, thanks to one of the most unique agricultural partnerships in the country.
Whiskey distillers in the U.S. are concerned EU tariffs will take a big bite out of sales. Many have expanded to meet growing demand and worry what will happen if trade frictions aren't resolved soon.
The state is about to offer bargain basement prices on something that's become increasingly unaffordable: real estate. But the land must be used for farming only.
Dairies are dumping millions of gallons of surplus milk every year. In Philadelphia, food banks are working with farmers to use that milk to make food that goes to pantries and shelters.
A violent past wiped out some of the country's culinary roots and contributed to a reliance on processed foods. But that is changing, as a movement grows to innovate with indigenous ingredients.
The protests take place every summer in Oaxaca City. They come as tourist season kicks off and interest grows in the Mexican state's heralded cuisine. Restaurateurs say the chaos keeps customers away.
For some struggling dairy farmers, brewing beer has become an easy way to diversify their operations.
The US Senate is poring over amendments to the farm bill as Congress pushes to pass the sweeping agriculture legislation this summer.
If you are bitten by a Lone Star tick, you could develop an unusual allergy to red meat. And as this tick's territory spreads beyond the Southeast, the allergy seems to be spreading with it.
A professor of public health found boxes filled with sugary or high-sodium snacks was sent to people in need of meals after Hurricane Maria, and says food aid needs to be more nutritious.
Now called family and consumer sciences, courses suffer from few qualified teachers and declining enrollment. But in today's classes, students learn about gardening, nutrition, labeling and finance.
Rinsing foods doesn't always prevent foodborne illness and can sometimes make the risks worse. Here's what the science says about which foods you should run water over and why.
Toddy is a type of palm wine made from the fermented sap of coconut flowers. But the best toddy shops in southwestern India are celebrated for the spicy, coconutty food they serve with the drink.
The FDA means sugar added to your diet, not just to a specific food. But honey and syrup makers say that natural sugar is not added. Though a compromise is on the table, some say it's still confusing.
A growing number of Muslim food bloggers and dietitians say that fitness and spirituality go hand in hand, and are sharing tips to encourage mindfulness in food choices to keep from overindulging.
Giving kids a diet varied in flavors and textures from the get-go can help them be more open to trying new foods. The problem is America's food landscape makes that ideal hard to live up to.
Depressed commodity and dairy prices and a burgeoning trade war are adding to the usual stresses and taking a toll on farmers.
Mexico has slapped a 20 percent tariff on pork imports from the U.S., among levies on other products.
"It is with extraordinary sadness we can confirm the death of our friend and colleague," his employer, CNN, said in a statement. The network and a French official said the cause of death was suicide.