Do you want factory farms doing their own poultry safety inspections?
February 10, 2014, 12:16 p.m. by Robin Shreeves
Food and Water Watch parodies “Portlandia’s” awesome chicken sketch to make a point about factory farming inspections and urges consumers to take action.
Subway removes chemical from bread that's also used in yoga mats
February 6, 2014, 11:47 a.m. by Robin Shreeves
Azodicarbonamide is a chemical that's used in foam rubber products, but in the U.S., it can also be found in breads. Subway says it will remove it from its breads and rolls.
‘Fed Up,’ a film about childhood obesity, has food industry on the defensive
January 22, 2014, 2:57 p.m. by Robin Shreeves
'Inconvenient Truth' producer Laurie David teams up with Katie Couric to make a film that doesn't have a distributor yet but already has the Grocery Manufacturers Association defending its efforts.
Could GMO apples taint the fruit's good reputation?
January 9, 2014, 12:01 p.m. by Robin Shreeves
A new non-browning, genetically engineered version of the apple could soon be approved by the USDA. Conventional apple growers are concerned about the fruit’s pristine image being tarnished.
Ruth Benerito, pioneering chemist who helped invent wrinkle-free cotton, dies at 97
October 8, 2013, 12:22 p.m. by Melissa Breyer
In an era of male-dominated science, this unknown American hero led the development of one of the most significant technological innovations of the 20th century.
Government shutdown: How it affects food assistance
October 1, 2013, 9:25 a.m. by Robin Shreeves
What will happen to WIC, SNAP and the federal school lunch program if the shutdown is prolonged?