by Kira Lerner Posted on March 26, 2015 Updated: March 26, 2015
Oklahoma residents will vote on a right-to-farm amendment in 2016 and Missouri voters approved a constitutional amendment last year.
by Sam P.K. Collins Posted on December 12, 2014
Amid the frenzy about a potential Ebola outbreak in the United States in recent months, many Americans may have forgotten about some more common deadly viruses.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on June 27, 2014
Spurred by the so-called "ag-gag" laws that are criminalizing whistleblowing in the agricultural industry, one journalist has an unusual idea.
by Aviva Shen Posted on December 11, 2013
The FDA took its first significant action to combat drug-resistant pathogens, but it may not be enough.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on October 23, 2013
The rise of antibiotic-resistant diseases in animals may be one of the biggest issues you've never heard of. And Congress isn't helping.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on October 11, 2013
More people than usual are landing in the hospital with salmonella. The meat industry is to blame, and the government shutdown isn't helping either.
by Aviva Shen Posted on August 5, 2013
The conventionally-made $3 Big Mac conceals an expensive production process of its own.
by Aviva Shen Posted on July 31, 2013 Updated: July 31, 2013
The New York farm lobby says the cost of regulation is keeping them from meeting the growing demand for Greek yogurt. But factory farms' unchecked emissions will end up costing farmers a lot more down the road.
by Aviva Shen Posted on July 9, 2013 Updated: July 9, 2013
by Aviva Shen Posted on May 31, 2013 Updated: May 31, 2013