Burger King is the first national fast-food chain to pledge cage-free pork and eggs. Never heard of “cage-free pork”? Neither had we.
For food reformers, little has changed since the “Secret Farm Bill” process was exposed to the public last fall. But now the GOP-led House has turned their attention to food stamps and it remains to be seen whether Congress can …
A new Maryland law will keep arsenic out of chicken feed — and out of a good portion of the waterways in one of the densest chicken-producing parts of the United States.
How do we balance what we’ve learned about pink slime in recent weeks with important messages about eating meat more efficiently and reducing our overall intake?
Antibiotics, eggs, nitrogen, and Monsanto’s new seeds: A food politics news roundup.
Daniel Imhoff, the man who literally wrote the book on food policy, talks about democracy, debate, and why we should feel thankful for the farm bill, even in depressing years like this one.
Many farmers feed livestock spent grain from the ethanol process in order to lower feed costs. New research confirms what some have long suspected: Those byproducts contain antibiotics from the ethanol distilling process.
What will happen if USDA inspectors leave big poultry processors to “self-regulate”? The result could be worse than pink slime.
The host of the Travel Channel’s Bizarre Foods wants you to eat some pretty strange dishes in the name of saving the environment.