Citrus Farmers Facing Deadly B...

May 22, 2019 by

In its decision to approve two drugs for orange and grapefruit trees, the E.P.A. largely ignored objections from the C.D.C. and the F.D.A., which fear that expanding their use in cash crops could fuel antibiotic resistance in humans.

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Bayer Just Lost Another Lawsui...

May 14, 2019 by

A jury awarded a California couple a stunning $2 billion.

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I studied factory farms for ye...

May 3, 2019 by

I lectured about the public health dangers of industrial farming. But what I saw went beyond my fears.

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‘Coming Mass Extinction&...

Apr 24, 2019 by

Far-reaching global assessment details how humanity is undermining the very foundations of the natural world

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An industrialized global food ...

Apr 23, 2019 by

Globalization is making it harder to identify and trace outbreaks of foodborne illness. Technology can help, but consumers may also have to rethink their food choices.

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Why did humans start farming?

Apr 3, 2019 by

Hunter-gatherers worked less, had more varied diets, and better health – so why did we switch to agriculture?

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‘Regenerative agriculture’: Wo...

Mar 28, 2019 by

You’re about to start seeing the term “regenerative” when you scan packages of Cheerios and boxed mac and cheese in the grocery aisles.

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Organic farms are under attack...

Mar 21, 2019 by

The certified organic label has helped save many generational farms and enabled people like me, who do not come from agricultural backgrounds, to become successful farmers.

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The Hidden Catastrophe of the ...

Mar 20, 2019 by

The “bomb cyclone” threatened the region’s most valuable resource.

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Could this warehouse of cockro...

Feb 5, 2019 by

Somewhere in China, a billion cockroaches scuttle through a moat-surrounded factory.

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Millennials Are Getting More O...

Feb 4, 2019 by

Cancers usually seen in the elderly are becoming more and more common among younger people.

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The Trump administration wants...

Jan 25, 2019 by

Fewer people getting SNAP benefits can lead to more skipped meals

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Canada’s new food guide ...

Jan 23, 2019 by

The authors refused to use any industry-backed studies and the result is a guide that differs dramatically from past ones.

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Farmers have a beef with plant...

Jan 22, 2019 by

How we speak can affect how we think ​– and spend. Consider a rancher-led battle over food labels, where ‘plant-based meat’ is either an oxymoron or cutting-edge Earth-friendly cuisine

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Can Americans learn to love ug...

Jan 18, 2019 by

$160 billion worth of produce in the US gets tossed every year. Misfits Markets wants you to eat ugly produce instead.

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How Trump’s Shutdown Forks Ove...

Jan 11, 2019 by

Farmers, poor families, and inspectors are caught in the crosshairs.

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Already reeling from tariff wa...

Jan 9, 2019 by

Fourth-generation crop farmer John Boyd checks the condition of a soybean field Tuesday in Baskerville, Va. Because of the government shutdown, Boyd has not received his crucial soybean subsidies.

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What Exactly Does Gluten Do to...

Dec 24, 2018 by

Developments in technology and research methods have led to a deeper understanding of nutrition.

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The Farm Bill Ignores the Real...

Dec 14, 2018 by

True farming reform means adjusting the system to support small and midsize producers and cultivating a more sustainable system of agriculture.

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Alabama Voters Could Ban Sheri...

Oct 25, 2018 by

An old law gets another look after the “Sheriff Corndog” scandal.

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Roundup weed killer found in a...

Oct 24, 2018 by

EWG tested 28 brands of conventional oat-based cereals; they all had glyphosate residue, most of them above healthy standards.

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5 people died from eating lett...

Oct 16, 2018 by

William Whitt suffered violent diarrhea for days.

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Why Aren’t American Farm...

Oct 9, 2018 by

U.S. farmers are bringing in what’s expected to be a record-breaking harvest for both corn and soybeans.

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N Carolina hog farmers spray f...

Sep 12, 2018 by

Florence will spread it everywhere

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Tell Pepsi’s CEO Indra N...

Sep 12, 2018 by

Pepsi’s palm-oil record is ugly.

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7 Unbelievable Health Benefits...

Sep 10, 2018 by

What’s not always recognized about garlic is…

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Inspiring Urban Farm Grows an ...

Aug 17, 2018 by

[Translate] Carolanne Wright Contributing Writer for  Wake Up World With food prices steadily rising over the last several years, by...

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The Amazon is a Man-Made Food ...

Aug 13, 2018 by

[Translate] Most of the edible plants in the rainforest were planted by humans over 4500 years ago, new study finds. Modern farmers...

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Why stand apart, when we can r...

Aug 6, 2018 by

[Translate] So many of our campaigns — from animal welfare to climate change to food waste to GMOs to water pollution —...

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