The raw milk wars rage on, but one question goes unanswered: how many illnesses does pasteurization cause?
As a food safety bill stalls, an Atlantic contributing editor demystifies the issue and smartly demands change
Companies can advertise fiber, but how is an implicit health claim any different from a real (and possibly illegal) one?
As U.S. food safety reform stalls, Britain is sliding backwards. We should look to Congress instead of across the pond.
Food companies use sources like the Bible and Wikipedia to back up health claims. What we really need is science.
Ethanol production yields are improving, but a food policy expert says we still shouldn't pour corn into our gas tanks
A round-up of the latest developments and controversies in the food safety world, from recalls to irradiation
First Kellogg's, now Nestlé. The Federal Trade Commission continues its crackdown on illegal marketing to kids.
No one knows how unprecedentedly tiny man-made molecules that are entering the food supply will affect human health
The U.K.'s food safety watchdog is about to be dissolved—because companies hated its nutritional guidelines
As tainted food rolls in, we can't mandate recalls. That's why the Government Accountability Office thinks the FDA needs bite to go with its bark.
Could a soda tax actually reduce obesity? It would, according to new evidence straight from the regulator's mouth.
The National Academies have outlined four goals that define sustainability—along with ways to achieve them
The best part of the Dietary Guidelines advisory report might be its answers to 56 basic questions about health
The Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee has released important advice about healthy eating. But you need to speak Nutritionese to understand it.
A visit to Alaska's salmon fisheries and processing plants reveals the labor, waste, and passion behind our wild filets
A Government Accountability Office report gives mixed reviews to U.S. efforts to fight food insecurity
A conference call hints at forces that have kept the government's stance on what to eat mostly unchanged since 1980
The First Amendment: protecting freedom of speech, freedom of the press, and the freedom of food marketers
Ingredients like omega-3 fatty acids are a gimmick—and they're making formula too expensive for low-income households