In a new book, critics of crop modification take a science-based approach to advocacy.
Despite its health benefits -- or perhaps because of them -- broccoli has become one of Washington's favorite political metaphors.
Big food businesses are battling to win government advantages for their industries.
The food stamp program, now known as SNAP, could be redesigned to encourage healthier choices.
The world's beverage makers have launched a bevy of attacks on New York's proposed modest restrictions, but they don't hold up to scrutiny.
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For example, 'The Secretary shall study the feasibility of including popcorn as a covered commodity by 2014.'
In today's food environment, education just isn't enough to discourage the overconsumption of sugary beverages.
The FDA has just foiled the sugar lobby's attempt to corner the market. Why you should care
It may be sweet and calorie-free, but extracting that flavor from a plant requires serious chemical interventions.
Taking on a chemical that's supposedly from geraniums and that's marketed as "Napalm" for the body.
Two very different biographies: one famous chef and one forgotten entrepreneur who invented frozen vegetables.
Pomegranate juice may be delicious and good for you in a general sense, but its promoters specific claims don't stand up to scrutiny.
Even with the best research money could buy, a judge ruled this week that POM had deceptively promoted its products unproven health benefits.
The measure has a long way to go, but here's where lawmakers have found some common ground.
Reading picks for when you have a spare moment.
A new series does a fantastic job explaining how America got fat, but doesn't attempt to galvanize changes to the food system.
As sushi has gone mainstream, lower cost suppliers have come into the market offering fishy products.
Even small changes to school regulations can cause a massive uproar.
After a decade of intensive genetically modified plant cultivation, weeds have emerged that are resistant to the most popular herbicide.