By Jeff Spross on April 9, 2014
USDA choice-grade beef hit a record $5.28 in February, and droughts helped along by climate change are the culprit.
By Jeff Spross on April 7, 2014
A new field test by researchers in California appears to confirm that humanity's carbon dioxide emissions could decrease the nutritional value of crops, further threatening future food security.
By Joe Romm on March 30, 2014
As with every recent IPCC report, it is super-cautious to a fault and yet still incredibly alarming.
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By Bryce Covert on March 28, 2014
The tipped minimum wage is $2.13 and hasn't been raised in two decades. President Obama wants to change that.
By Katie Valentine on March 19, 2014
The law allows Idaho to punish those who document cases of animal cruelty more severely than those who commit it.
By Bryce Covert on March 16, 2014
The Public Option, a new brewpub in DC, won't accept tips and will instead pay at least $15 an hour.
By Katie Valentine on February 26, 2014
The program aims to help honey bees regain their numbers, which have plummeted over the past decade.
By Tara Culp-Ressler on February 25, 2014
The FDA is preparing to unveil the first update to nutrition labels in over two decades -- and the change is much overdue.
By Sy Mukherjee on February 20, 2014
The new rule issued by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration will protect workers in factories, farms, and other parts of the supply chain who report food safety violations.
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.