A newly released study offers evidence that Monsanto's modified crop caused health problems in lab rats who ate it.
While some scientists believe obesity depends on DNA, the author, armed with new research, doesn't accept their theory.
Having conquered trans-fats, the nation's largest city takes aim at sodium in packaged foods and restaurants.
Researchers can't agree on whether sweets create a physical need. The author explores the burgeoning debate.
The author challenges an assumption that eating a cookie a day for a year causes significant weight gain.
Just when the melamine scandal seemed over, new chemicals and cover-ups emerge.
Nanotechnology has the potential to improve the nutritional value of what we eat. But is it safe?
The most recent beef recall provides yet another example of how the nation's food safety system is flawed.
False reports abound after animals got sick from a toxic chemical that made its way into a popular food brand.
Nestle claims its drink can improve kids' intelligence and boost immunity--and the FDA issues a warning.
Does nutrition information help people make healthy choices? And what role should industry play?
Big food companies market unhealthy products at children. Why won't the government impose regulations?
The UK's system for providing nutrition information is not inspiring better choices. Where to go from here?
The chemical BPA--linked to a host of health problems--may also cause inflammation and immunity issues.
New research and a YouTube spot drive home bad news about soft drinks. Will U.S. habits change?
USDA rules for meat are stricter for fast food than they are for school lunches, a USA Today report reveals.
A respected writer praised the beverage company's corporate responsibility. The author isn't convinced.
In her final review of agencies that regulate what we eat, the author tackles the Federal Trade Commission.
From food nutrition labels to transparency, the agency has lots of areas where it must do better.
The agency is supposed to keep our meat and poultry safe. Why is it falling down on the job?