Turns out consumers can make a difference. How activists got a sushi bar that banned an environmentalist to ban something else: the endangered fish he complained about.
In Burlington, Vermont, a converted truck is revitalizing communities by bringing farmers' markets to food deserts
After our writer criticizes factory eggs, a reader asks him to test his own hens for Salmonella. The outcome? A lesson about two paths to your morning omelet.
As the FDA holds hearings on salmon that grow twice as fast as usual, the Consumers Union says we shouldn't consume them
Recent food news: the Iowa State Fair's prizewinning clone, and USDA ignores a ban on genetically modified beets
A round-up of the latest news from the world of sustainability, from chemicals to genetically modified salmon
A look at the farming methods that led to the egg recall—and how new food safety laws could make them more common
Recently, a regular customer was barred from entering an Oregon sushi restaurant. Why? Because he asked the chef to stop serving bluefin tuna.
Visits to two dairies—one with 65 cows, the other with 30,000—show two ways of raising milk, but only one is likely to last. Got modernization?
Discrimination against farm workers, superweeds attack, fishing resumes in the Gulf, and the Marine Stewardship Council isn't so good a steward
A visit to Alaska shows how a scrappy band of fishermen made their catch the darling of restaurants nationwide
Your produce might be picked by slaves—and a mobile museum about their plight is coming to a city near you
Would you like to be able to eat fish decades from now? If so, Paul Greenberg's new book is a must-read.
You've heard of wind power and solar power—now meet cow power. One farm's electric bovines are shaking up the grid.
In today's news round-up: oil taints the Gulf, Ohio frees its animals, farmers offer up their jobs, and Monsanto gets off track
Chemical fertilizers might seem harmless—until you realize they're getting into our water, and most likely causing cancer and other health problems
In our latest news round-up: salmon modified to grow faster, rain poisoned by chemicals, and farmers hit by milk prices
Yesterday's unprecedented ruling on genetically modified alfalfa won praise from both sides. What did it actually do?
In this week's round-up: an egg giant comes under attack, a pesticide looms large, and another Chinese food is tainted
Lobsters are growing scarce, but because of federal bans, so are a deadly insecticide and some Chinese "organic" foods