Grocery stores are full of food with labels like organic, cage-free or fair trade that appeal to a consumer's ideals. But there's often a gap between what they seem to promise and what they deliver.
Regenerative agriculture practitioners say their own label would compete with the "organic" label and raise the standards of food production.
The FDA has put off a rule requiring calorie counts on menus at big food chains until May next year.
Feed The Truth enlists food activists, scholars and scientists to fight misguiding labels, and biased or industry-funded science.
You could start seeing more standardized food labels by summer 2018, the soft deadline trade groups told members to aim for in adopting the new language.
As the White House ramps up for a profound transition in January, many questions remain about the fate of food and agriculture legislation under new leadership.
Some members of Congress say the "milk" label on food is legally reserved for only one beverage source: cows.
Last year, the FDA told the maker of Kind bars some of its nut-filled snacks couldn't be labeled as "healthy." Now the agency is rethinking what healthy means.
Sales of food labeled "non-GMO" are booming, and it's starting to annoy organic food companies.
Chile has implemented a food label law to try to curb one of the highest obesity rates in the world.
The new bill would require companies to disclose genetically modified ingredients in foods. Critics dislike that the info does not have to appear on the label.
In an effort to curb food waste, the U.S. Senate and House have introduced bills to standardize date labeling across the country.
In a surprise move, some U-S Senate Democrats have joined Republicans in support of a bill that requires labeling food with genetically-modified ingredients.
Jennifer Cockrall-King researches urban farms around the world. Nikki Wooten works at a farm in the city. Then, Daniel Orr makes salads with old bread and okra.
Project manager David King says the program can help farmers, producers and consumers. He says the state needs Indiana people buying Indiana products.
Rebecca Lando's cookbook shows how to eat seasonally, nutritiously on a budget. Lamb ribs when you want to splurge. What it takes for food to be called non-GMO.
It's been a long time coming, but calorie counts will be arriving on menu boards at restaurants, groceries, theaters and most places that sell fresh food.
Country of Origin Labeling rules require meat labels to list where animals were born, raised and slaughtered.
The Hub's tool share cuts down on new gardeners' start-up costs. Watchdog groups are concerned about the U.S. meat inspection system. Lentils with Daniel Orr.
Some food companies are changing recipes behind the scenes to comply with health recommendations, but they're doing it quietly for fear of losing business.