The new standards call for more vegetables and fruits, a requirement for whole grains, and for all milk to be just one percent or less.
A report on outbreaks last winter identified the source as 'Mexican-style fast food Restaurant Chain A,' but shouldn't we be told more?
Stats climbed when deregulatory policies were introduced to boost farm production, but they've finally stalled. Have we gained all that we can?
Food Production Daily reports that hitting meat with electrical current reduces toxic E. coli on the surface, but surface bacteria isn't a problem.
After nearly 30 years, the EPA could finally put a limit on the amount of these cancer-causing chemicals we should be exposed to every day.
The Food Network star has been living with diabetes for three years we now know, but the most stunning part about this story might be the American Diabetes Association's reaction.
According to the latest rumors, the Office of Management and Budget wants to merge some agencies, including the FDA and the USDA.
An aggressive campaign of subway posters in both English and Spanish reminds passersby to pay more attention to how much they're eating.
It is, according to U.S. News, which recently ranked various diets on flexibility, effectiveness, ease of use, and taste. They advised against diets that are too restrictive and difficult to follow.
The latest approach to encouraging kids to eat fruits and vegetables is edible stickers. But the first ingredient is—you guessed it—sugar.
Eliminating 7,000 jobs to save about $150 million every year could be enough to head off further budget cuts sometime down the line.
Feeding programs are emergency measures. Long-term solutions come from eradicating worms, educating women, and cleaning water.
Using cephalosporins as an animal growth promoter could lead to an immunity in humans that makes us vulnerable to infections.
A plea to keep our terms clear when we discuss nutrients and foods. Protein is a nutrient, and beef and pork aren't even the best sources of it.
One of the reasons people are suspicious of the organic enterprise is a widespread confusion about what organic production methods are.
The Cornucopia Institute warns consumers that "natural" -- a term with absolutely no regulatory meaning -- is just a bunch of marketing hype.
Faced with demands to grow profits, some of the biggest food corporations are finding ways to market processed food in developing countries.
A study that measured what people ate under tightly controlled conditions finally ends the theory that protein is a key factor in weight gain.
Demand for food stamps will grow, something will happen with the new farm bill, the FDA will continue playing catch-up on food safety, and the FTC will postpone nutrition standards.
In 2012, General Mills is planning to announce new Cheerios and Kraft will roll out new flavor combinations for Velveeta Dinner Kits.