Against all odds, our favorite fictional right-wing pundit has become a player in the debate about farm workers' rights
A speech by a Food and Drug Administration advisor shows where the agency stands on nutrition labeling
The FTC wages war against antioxidant health claims by taking on the leading U.S. vendor of pomegranate juice
A dubious distinction: According to the OECD, America is the heftiest country in the democratic, market-economy world
Is that cantaloupe or papaya genetically modified? Unlikely—but unless labels change, there's no way to know.
A round-up of reactions to the FDA's salmon hearings, from health concerns to debates about labeling
Everything. A woman who wrote the book on food politics—literally—on the link between votes and what we eat.
The corporations trying to rebrand high-fructose corn syrup have overlooked a crucial detail
The government spends millions each year on questionably nutritious formula. And lobbyists want to keep it that way.
The latest battles against hunger have been successful. But will we actually be able to win the war?
The Corn Refiners Association is asking the FDA to rename high-fructose corn syrup "corn sugar." Not a bad idea.
A food-world lesson: Food manufacturers crave government interventions—but only if they protect businesses
How is a candy different from a cookie? Tax officials need to know—and the answer is (predictably) convoluted.
The FTC has subpoenaed 48 food companies to learn how they sell to children. But will it learn anything?
Is the infamous chemical known as BPA harmful or harmless? Depends which interest group you ask.
Britain's food watchdog has been hacked into three parts. And you thought the two U.S. food agencies were bad.
The New York Times reports on a thick controversy: hunger-fighting—and copyrighted—peanut paste
Soon, FDA officials will hear comments on whether to approve genetically modified salmon—and 31 advocacy groups are already furious
Frogs, flies, and manure? Not three of the Ten Plagues. They're just a few of Wright Egg's health hazards.
Health care reform made restaurant calorie labeling the law of the land. Here's how it might be implemented.