Linda Lee has suffered diabetes. Lupus. Kidney failure. And all because she was exposed to agricultural chemicals near Florida's most polluted lake.
In the news: agribusiness develops deadlier herbicides for resistant weeds, and Kellogg comes under fire
Blows to pesticides and aquaculture might please opponents, but don't celebrate with bottled water if you want to stay healthy
Stonyfield Farm started with seven cows, and now its annual revenues top $300 million. And it did it all sustainably.
Some advocates are rejecting the "buy local" mantra. Tomatoes shouldn't need passports, but a bit of travel can be good.
Ecosystems and valuable fisheries are deteriorating as sharks become more common in soup than in the sea
Greenpeace sets sail to protect tuna, industry jumps on the sustainability bandwagon, and raw milk takes a hit
From a high point for organic foods to another downside of a maligned luxury ingredient, our weekly news round-up
Between infected lettuce, mercury-rich fish, and politicians against small farms, this news round-up might make you ill
Obama's nominee has masked her feelings about many issues, but genetically modified foods isn't one of them
The main U.S. importer of palm oil might be destroying rainforest illegally. The dark side of a health food store darling.
BP is bluefins' worst enemy, the Supreme Court hears arguments about GM alfalfa, and Coke stays mum on chemicals
The "catch shares" implemented this month in New England might be unpopular, but they'll sustain our seas
Many, from lobbyists to locavores, condone the agricultural use of sludge—except for all those protesters
A USDA and FDA paper opposes labels on genetically modified foods. Without them, consumers will keep eating unknowingly.
Nature's perfect food—or unpasteurized killer? Fans and regulators clash, but compromise may be the best approach.
The President has used his recess powers to install a pesticide lobbyist as his top agricultural trade advisor—even after the man opposed the White House garden
A new book shows how the locavore movement transformed a post-industrial hamlet into "the town that food saved"
This week, the USDA's internal watchdog confirmed what small farmers and advocates have been saying for years
Earlier today, delegates at a United Nations conference in Qatar cast decisive votes to determine the fish's fate. They may as well have read its death sentence.