Are plant-based meats ethical ...

Sep 16, 2019 by

A writer argues that glitzy new plant-based technology distracts from the bigger issue of animal welfare.

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Today’s Special: Grilled Salmo...

Sep 12, 2019 by

We used to think microplastics stayed in a fish’s guts. Chilling new research suggests the tiny particles migrate into its flesh.

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The World Wastes Tons of Food....

Sep 9, 2019 by

“Happy hour” at the S-market store in the working-class neighborhood of Vallila happens far from the liquor aisles and isn’t exactly convivial.

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The Best Place for Harvesting ...

Sep 5, 2019 by

And the same land can produce loads of food and electricity simultaneously.

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EPA publishes draft permit for...

Sep 3, 2019 by

Agency proposes to allow industrial ocean fish farm discharge of untreated fish waste and other toxins directly into Gulf of Mexico

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Almost All American Strawberri...

Sep 3, 2019 by

For a century, the industry has used fumigants to farm berries year-round.

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Kelp is a win for you, the oce...

Aug 30, 2019 by

Americans tend to think of seaweed as the stuff that gets stuck to your legs when you go swimming at the beach—not a food that’s highly nutritious, easy to grow, and beneficial to ocean ecosystems.

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The Frauding of America’s Farm...

Aug 30, 2019 by

Trump’s biggest supporters are his biggest victims.

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Farmers’ Frustration With Trum...

Aug 27, 2019 by

Peppered with complaints from farmers fed up with President Trump’s trade war, Sonny Perdue found his patience wearing thin. Mr. Perdue, the agriculture secretary and the guest of honor at the annual Farmfest gathering in southern Minnesota this month, tried to break the ice with a joke.

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Here’s how we solve the planet...

Aug 21, 2019 by

Earlier this month, the U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released a dire report highlighting the enormous environmental impact of agriculture. But the report also pointed to a clear way for us to feed more mouths without causing more planetary destruction: We can stop wasting food.

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Could Restoring Soil Help Halt...

Aug 15, 2019 by

Land degradation represents “one of the biggest and most urgent challenges” that humanity faces.

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Farmers hit back after Departm...

Aug 14, 2019 by

Farmers facing record bankruptcies and collapsing incomes due to President Donald Trump’s escalating trade war with China were not amused by U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue’s joke about their economic pain during an event in Minnesota last week.

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Tainted Pork, Ill Consumers an...

Aug 14, 2019 by

Drug-resistant infections from food are growing. But powerful industry interests are blocking scientists and investigators from getting information they need to combat the problem.

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Solar Power Is Playing A Growi...

Aug 12, 2019 by

The US Department of Agriculture has announced that it will no longer track honeybee populations or collect data for its Honey Bee Colonies Report.

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Stealing Lauri

Aug 8, 2019 by

A pig kidnapping highlights the concerns over antibiotics in livestock.

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A New Study Reveals Just How T...

Aug 7, 2019 by

Here’s what happened when farmers started using a new class of insecticides.

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Nearly 100 percent of Trump fu...

Aug 1, 2019 by

President Trump has made a big deal out of his admiration for farmers, calling them “some of the most incredible people in our country,” and “patriots.” But, based on newly acquired data on federal subsidies from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, his administration may not have been thinking of all farmers — mostly just the rich, white ones.

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The humble pea is America̵...

Jul 11, 2019 by

Demand for plant-based protein is driving rapid growth, while crops like corn and soy stagnate.

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Ravaged by Drought, a Honduran...

Jul 8, 2019 by

People in El Rosario live on the edge of hunger, not knowing if the next harvest will come. Climate change is a driving force of food insecurity.

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Sugar substitutes: Is one bett...

Jul 8, 2019 by

Wandering through the grocery store, it is easy to be overwhelmed by the numerous brands and health claims on the dozens of sugar substitutes.

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California Senate Education Co...

Jul 3, 2019 by

First-of-its-kind legislation to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by incentivizing plant-based school food advances in state Senate

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DIY: How to start a community ...

Jun 18, 2019 by

Urban food gardens are popping up all over the world, and with good cause: as food prices continue to rise and the very real issues of GMO contamination become more apparent, many people are realizing how important it is to be self-sufficient as far as food production is concerned.

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There Is Something Called “For...

Jun 12, 2019 by

The FDA found that chocolate cake had levels over 250 times that of federal guidelines.

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Everything You Need to Know ab...

Jun 10, 2019 by

What is coral bleaching? Coral bleaching happens when corals lose their vibrant colors and turn white. But there’s a lot more to it than that.

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Global Aquaculture Poses Serio...

Jun 7, 2019 by

That red and rich piece of salmon that you’re eating for dinner may not have been the ocean-roaming creature you imagine.

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Vermont passes bill to reduce ...

Jun 4, 2019 by

As bee populations decline, a major victory for pollinators in Vermont

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Food Brands Owned by Monsanto

May 26, 2019 by

There are more food brands owned by Monsanto than you think. We’ll tell you who they are, and why you should avoid them.

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California Assembly Approves N...

May 24, 2019 by

First-of-its-kind legislation to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by incentivizing plant-based school food advances to State Senate

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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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