What the heck does "SOFAS" mean? An expert translates and interprets the government's new nutrition advice.
The government's new nutrition guidance is shockingly good. This nutritionist's only complaints are quibbles.
An official has outlined the FDA's plans for enforcing the new food safety law. But without proper funding, will they matter?
Restaurants can breathe easy and not worry about menu labeling—for now. The government's holding off on enforcement.
Food companies are singing "Kumbaya" about their new nutrition labels. But their attempt to make an end-run around the FDA isn't so melodic.
There's only one explanation for new "Nutrition Keys" labels: food companies want to keep government from intervening
Who can resist an image of an all-American farmer? How agribusiness giants cloak themselves in populism.
Why you should ignore "better-for-you" labels on breakfast cereals, fruit snacks, and just about any processed food
The Government Accountability Office says the FDA needs to do more to protect consumers from unscrupulous marketers
From creating a single food safety authority to reforming congressional oversight, steps that would do away with tainted food
Initial menu guidelines call for real fruits and vegetables—but high-tech foods and sweetened milk haven't gone away
From solar cookers to safer wastewater irrigation, the Worldwatch Institute's new report highlights programs around the world that are making a difference
The government isn't about to abandon genetically modified seeds—but it at least sees they can hurt the organics industry
A Wikileaks cable shows America threatening "retaliation" against French opponents of agribusiness
"Natural" doesn't mean much, and new "squeezable fruit" is likely to make kids' jeans squeeze their waistlines
Expensive food is a disaster for the poor and a ticket to social disorder. So why do prices keep climbing?
The long-stalled act needed to be passed. But it's expensive. And there's an elephant in the room—funding.
Save the Children no longer supports soda taxes—and it just received a $5 million grant from PepsiCo. Coincidence?
With the fate of the food safety bill hanging in the balance, why is the government saying food poisoning has become rarer?
The Federal Trade Commission is going after dubious health claims in just about the least likely place: vitamins for kids