Poultry giant Perdue plans to buy Niman Ranch, marking its latest expansion into the growing “natural foods” market in the U.S.
Consumer Reports says about 20 percent of store-bought ground beef from conventionally raised cows in the U.S. contains antibiotic-resistant bacteria.
California-based Foster Farms has announced it will cut back on antibiotics used to treat humans in its poultry.
Walmart has urged meat and egg suppliers to reduce use of antibiotics and improve treatment of animals.
Jana Wilson gives tips for raising chicks. What about birds at the end of their lives? Swiss chard plus cheese, with Daniel Orr. Why farmers burn their fields.
New research shows for the first time that bacteria exposed to small amounts of household herbicides can become resistant to antibiotics.
The country's largest consumer of chicken says it plans to phase out “antibiotics that are important to human medicine” used in its poultry products.
An estimated 107 antibiotics are currently allowed for continuous use or without limit in livestock by the FDA.
The organic food market is exploding and many fish farmers and retailers want in. But some in the organic industry say “not so fast.”
In what's considered a big step for the chicken industry, Perdue has announced most of its chickens are now antibiotic-free.
Researchers are looking for ways to combat nut allergies, which have been on the rise over the past decade.
The USDA released new rules for poultry plants last month that allow companies to conduct their own inspections and reduce the number of government inspectors.
Megan Betz on why we see so few community orchards in the U.S. Harvest Public Media looks at Right To Farm legislation. Then, pickled eggs and dumpster diving.
At least 28 states have confirmed the presence of Palmer amaranth. And many are struggling with strains resistant to common herbicides.
What "organic" means to the USDA and what it means to consumers may be two different things.
A watchdog reveals key flaws in new FDA guidelines designed to reduce the use of antibiotics to fatten livestock.
This week's snow and subzero temperatures put stress on farmers and their animals, but there could be a sweet upside to the cold snap.
Use of antibiotics to grow farm animals has been blamed for growing antibiotic resistance in humans across the United States. New rules could help curb that.
Despite increasing alarm over the spread of antibiotic-resistant “superbugs,” a push to shut down one possible breeding ground seems stuck in Congress – again.
The CDC, the University of Minnesota and the UK's Chief Medical Officer have all issued warnings about drug-resistant bacteria this March.