A New York Times story about testing seafood for radiation suggests the health risks are minimal—but even low doses of radiation can slowly accumulate
Do the blues and reds in processed foods make kids go crazy? The latest chapter in a decades-long debate.
Should the world's largest retailer be elbowing its way into New York City? Its courting of Democrats deserves scrutiny.
Makers of processed foods are scrambling to "healthify" their products—but the changes might not matter
A round-up of the latest news reveals just how far manufacturers of soft drinks will go to keep looking good
The earthquake and tsunami highlight our sometimes-irrational fears of unsafe food. Nuclear salad, anyone?
Food politics in action: a nutrition study could be just another attempt to get low-dairy countries to embrace cows
Rootlessness and fear of deportation make children of migrant workers the unseen victims of our modern food system
Mexico's obesity rates are among the highest in the world—and thanks to new policies, they're only getting worse
Salmonella and other foodborne illnesses might have been in decline a decade ago, but in recent years the experts haven't seen any significant signs of change
New York's PS 56 offers an astonishing example of school food done right—so why, precisely, is it thriving?
Could health claims on baby formula lead parents to abandon breastfeeding? The FDA thinks so.
The USDA is revoking the permits of two organic food inspection agencies. It's a step in the right direction.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is getting on board with sustainable seafood
As corporate influence in Washington grows, even a canned speech by the First Lady's deputy is powerful food advocacy
An article in a public health journal chronicles the growing influence of the fast food industry on U.K. politics—particularly when it comes to the government's obesity agenda
A still-unpublished study says artificial sweeteners could pose health risks—but until it's released, the jury is out
A roundup of what people are saying about the latest federal nutrition advice. Is the report hard for industry to swallow?
Less salt, healthier restaurant meals for kids—after one year, the Let's Move campaign has pushed for all the right things
If fast-food chains serve unhealthy food because it's profitable, does that make health advocates anti-industry "food police"?