Americans underestimate how many calories they consume. How to get an accurate picture of what we eat?
Childhood obesity rates are stabilizing, but many youths and adults remain at risk, for a range of reasons.
In questioning the nutritional value of organics, a new study ignores the food's other benefits.
Centers for Disease Control is under attack for estimating obesity's price tag at $147 billion a year.
Central Alaska has a growing season that's just a few months long, but residents make the most of it.
Students are better nourished if they eat breakfast. But not enough have access to this important meal.
The restaurant chain faces a lawsuit for not disclosing the amount of sodium in its food.
New calorie-labeling laws have inspired the chain to slash one dish's calories by more than half.
You already know it's expensive and bad for the environment. But a new study says it also may be less safe than tap water.
The grocery store chain now requires suppliers to prove they don't use genetically modified ingredients.
Why Michael Taylor is a good pick to assist the food safety commissioner, despite his past with big agriculture.
A new study offers some answers to an urgent question. But will policy-makers pay attention?
The country's largest producer of organic milk is launching a new line of products labeled "natural."
Mysteries remain in the case of Nestlé's cookie dough recall, but one thing is sure: the need for more regulation.
A new survey shows that just 20 percent of Americans trust the food system as safe and healthy.
The latest FDA recall is yet another reminder of the need to reform America's food system.
The author wonders who's really behind the fast food chain's provocative new advertisement.
The author tries to get to the bottom of the FDA's latest food recall: Nestlé's Toll House cookie dough.
Legislators are considering a variety of measures that could make our food safer and healthier.
Advocates of nanotechnology say it can increase food safety and nutrition. Its critics say beware. The author tries to make sense of the conflicting messages and asks for her readers' input before drawing a conclusion. Is this just another form of genetically modified food? Or does it have promise?