How the FDA's failure to punish Kellogg for false health claims could indicate the rise of a new government watchdog
The future DNA of American soybeans, alfalfa, and beets hinges on these recent clashes in the regulatory trenches
Foodborne illnesses reveal a flawed regulatory system and a failure to take serious action. Will legislators wake up?
The threat of BPA plastic keeps growing. Most cans are lined with it, and a new report says we're eating it all the time.
The latest Census of Agriculture says the number of U.S. small farms is growing. Sort of. Actually, maybe not.
Sixteen food companies have pledged to reduce total calorie output by 1.5 trillion by 2015. Is this a mere publicity stunt?
Our nutrition correspondent outlines the Let's Move initiative's goals, proposals, and whether its approach is the right one
The Institute of Medicine says health claims on foods should be scrutinized like pharmaceuticals. Will the FDA listen?
Do pesticides cause cancer? No one is sure, but the National Institutes of Health is sounding the alarm nonetheless.
Our animals eat the same food we do—just different parts. The author's latest book explains their diet and, as a result, ours.
How much is Uncle Sam paying Iowa's corn growers? An updated database provides the lowdown on federal pork.
The New York Times says pesticides have given rise to resistant weeds—and that's bad news for genetically modified crops
According to one manufacturer, it's never too early to feed a child sweetened milk. Bring on the XXL diapers.
Federal nutrition recommendations are rewritten every five years. This time, the advisory committee means business.
The Washington Post says the FDA is preparing to take on sodium in processed foods, but the agency denies it
Is asking industry to solve food issues like putting auto companies in charge of preventing global warming?
Next week, the Institute of Medicine will unveil its sodium reduction strategy. Processed food companies, meanwhile, are already getting out of Dodge.
From Nestlé to Unilever, companies are touting their ethical practices. A round-up of the latest claims.
The details of the pending legislation, and why it represents a strong first step toward reforming school lunch
Researchers have unveiled a study of Jamie Oliver's intervention. Among its findings: the students hate his recipes.