Congress first started debating a new food-safety law two years and several massive food recalls ago. Meanwhile, rumors are flying about how S. 510 will outlaw organic practices or backyard gardening. Here's what the current bill could actually do -- for the FDA, eaters, farmers, and industry.
Stanford professor Roz Naylor lays out how a global ramp-up of ethanol and biodiesel production means land speculation and rising food prices for the world's poor. Can the world stomach such a fuel-ish transition?
New satellite data from the European Space Agency shows that 20 percent of juvenile bluefin tuna have been killed by oil.
Scholastic, the education company, has teamed up with the Chamber of Commerce to "educate" children about the perils of government energy regulation.
Oh noes! Did LOL kittehs make teh ultamet pranksterz get teh punkings? Translation: Oh no! Did the infamous Lolcats from the pop cat-culture website I Can Has Cheezburger punk the ultimate pranksters, The Yes Men, for their recent Chevron spoof?
This week, Barack Obama and Al Gore came out against California's Prop 23, Bill Gates wrote a fat check, and the No position is ahead in the polls.
Monsanto's ongoing humiliation proceeds apace -- and no, we're not referring to the seed and chemical giant's triumph in our recent "Villains of Food" poll.
Over the span of two years, Monsanto managed to grab control of the market for sugar beet seeds (and American sweet tooths), effectively wiping out the competition.
British organic dairy Yeo Valley has finally given the world what it's always needed: a ridiculously good rap song about organic farming. Watch the magic.
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