Following precedent set by California's Proposition 2, the federal government may be set to permanently ban battery cages -- with the egg industry's blessing.
Legislation currently in the Senate is one of the most important things happening in Washington. Here are the five things to watch.
Rep. Chellie Pingree introduced the Local Farms, Food, and Jobs Act to make sure small-scale agriculture doesn't get left out of this year's farm bill.
With the bill on the Senate floor, Mario Batali, Alice Waters, Michael Pollan, and nearly 70 other food luminaries have signed a historic letter to Congress.
Here's a quick, simple primer on the relationship between corporate interests, farmers, and consumers.
A new survey from the Kellogg Foundation says Americans are eating more fresh food and want public institutions to make fruits and vegetables more widely accessible.
Do you have something to say about the $85 billion bill that will shape the nation's food and farming landscape for the next five years? Congress is digging down into the details, but it's not too late to chime in.
According to one critic, this four-part HBO series -- which begins tonight -- offers a systematic examination of the obesity epidemic.
By the time the next Farm Bill expires in five years, 125,000 American farmers will have retired. This fact may well be the biggest threat to national food security, but you wouldn’t know it if you’ve been following this year’s …