The new MyPlate nutrition guide might not look like much, but according to this nutritionist it's a serious improvement
The triangular nutrition guide, rendered useless by its latest redesign, is being replaced. Here's a preview of what's to come.
Articles about modified foods tend to repeat the same tired arguments. But this L.A. Times story is worth reading.
The FDA had planned to require restaurants to post cocktail calorie information—but somehow the idea disappeared
The government and POM Wonderful are locked in a showdown over studies that might not be as scientific as they seem
A senior official outlines how the Food and Drug Administration plans to use the Food Safety Modernization Act
Drug tests for seafood? According to a new report, we should be following Europe's example—but we're not.
"Relaxation brownies" and other "foods with benefits" show just how little federal regulation most food labels receive
The latest "soda war" is the fight to have your products seem healthy—and PepsiCo has enlisted the media
Zoning rules can mean the difference between a thriving urban farm and an illegal business. What a struggle in California says about the need for reform.
AGree hopes to unite organic food advocates and the food industry. Will it be any different from past attempts?
We've grown taller over the centuries—and a Nobel Prize-winning economist says technology, not evolution, explains why
The Federal Trade Commission has finally released rules about how foods can (and can't) be marketed to children
Everyone knows that pesticides can be harmful—but three new studies say it may take only tiny amounts to lower IQ
More media outlets are noticing that children are targeted. It's time for us to intervene on behalf of their health.
Why is an anti-hunger and anti-poverty organization helping Coke market its products in Africa and Latin America?
This nutritionist doesn't like telling people what to eat, but soda's health risks make regulating it a good idea
Two letters—from the Corn Refiners Association and two politicians—show just how amusingly overt food politics can be
A guide for getting involved on the front lines of the war on processed, chicken tender-filled school food, from do-it-yourself meetings to national initiatives
Starchy cassava roots are the latest crop to be used for renewable energy—and prices worldwide are rising