by Jeff Spross Posted on September 30, 2014
The bulk of the spending will go to grants to support local farming efforts and food hubs, with come with myriad health and economic benefits -- especially for the nation's poorest citizens.
by Jeff Spross Posted on September 18, 2014 Updated: September 22, 2014
How urban farming can increase jobs, health, sustainability and happiness for low-income communities in cities across the country.
by Amelia Rosch Posted on September 15, 2014 Updated: September 15, 2014
Giving drugs to animals that are also used to treat humans can create dangerous antibiotic-resistant bacteria.
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by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on September 2, 2014
Rich Americans' diets are improving as poorer Americans are increasingly struggling to afford healthy food.
by Sam P.K. Collins Posted on August 20, 2014
The FDA and USDA have been slow to act against the use of the controversial beef additive in food production.
by Ari Phillips Posted on July 29, 2014
"We applaud General Mills for taking this vital first step," said Monique van Zijl, who heads up Oxfam's Behind the Brands campaign. "The ball is now in Kellogg's court."
by Ari Phillips Posted on July 22, 2014 Updated: July 22, 2014
Demand for meat, dairy products, and eggs is predicted by some scientists to double by 2050, making GHG reductions a tall order.
by Lauren C. Williams Posted on July 9, 2014
As tech companies move into the online grocery market, local farmers and grocery stores could go the way of the bookstore.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on June 18, 2014 Updated: June 19, 2014
Watch out for the "nutrition buzzwords" that aren't all they're cracked up to be.
by Bryce Covert Posted on June 10, 2014 Updated: June 10, 2014
Kentucky's Packhouse Meats has banned tips and just pays a higher wage.