In February, the city will ban advertising for food and drinks high in salt, sugar and fat in all of London's public transportation network. It is part of a plan to curtail rising childhood obesity.
As the United Nations meets to discuss high-seas biodiversity, scientists and activists say that while a fishing ban could profoundly help protect sea life, it may also be impossible to enforce.
The state's summertime ban on the use of a popular weedkiller has dissolved, for now, as a result of court decisions. Some confused farmers are rethinking their plans for this year's crops.
From pledges to hire refugees to fundraisers for the ACLU, food businesses large and small are getting vocal about their support for immigrants.
Russian lawmakers aim to restrict GMO imports and ban GMO production within the country.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has taken steps to ban harmful artificial trans fats, a move health advocates welcome.
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.
In an effort to reduce the state's additions to landfills, Massachusetts will become the first state to ban food waste from being thrown into the trash.
Santa Monica isn't the first city to ban plastic bags -- San Francisco and Mexico City are also bag-free.
The push to ban the use of food stamps for sodas has been defeated by the USDA.
Increasing number of EU lawmakers support a country-by-country GM crop ban, but critics say it isn't justified.
Could banning toy giveaways reduce the allure of fast food restaurants for kids?