By Joanna M. Foster on April 10, 2014
With wildfire season just around the corner and much of the west and southwest still dangerously dry, the Obama Administration has released its National Cohesive Wildland Fire Management Strategy.
By Tara Culp-Ressler on February 28, 2014
WIC, which provides nutrition assistance to 9 million women and children, is getting a revamp for the first time in decades.
By Katie Valentine on February 26, 2014
The program aims to help honey bees regain their numbers, which have plummeted over the past decade.
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By Joanna M. Foster on February 25, 2014
President Obama announced plans Monday to change how the rising costs of fighting wildfires will be paid for.
By Sy Mukherjee on February 19, 2014
The Hot Pocket products may have come into contact with some of the nine million pounds of beef that are currently being recalled.
By Sy Mukherjee on October 18, 2013
Adult obesity rates have stayed in a steady range for almost a decade. But it's still much too high for public health advocates' comfort.
By Aviva Shen on October 11, 2013
Foster Farms has thus far escaped any kind of meaningful penalty for causing a salmonella outbreak that has sickened 300 people.
By Aviva Shen on September 16, 2013
The USDA predicted Monsanto's alfalfa would contaminate organic crops, but deregulated it anyway.
By Alan Pyke on September 6, 2013
Will the latest evidence that food stamps are efficient change the debate?
By Joanna M. Foster on August 6, 2013
Cellulosic ethanol, the long-promised renewable fuel of the future is being produced for the first time at commercial scale in Florida.