On the Atlantic website, James McWilliams chastised me for my past coverage of the health effects of high-fructose corn syrup. Here's my response.
Philly's homegrown ag movement isn't just about getting more local produce into farmers markets. It's focused on farming as a source of jobs and skills for city residents as well as a means to provide them affordable, healthy food.
Most ice cream lovers probably wouldn't line up for any flavor dubbed "Something's Fishy." That is, unless it were Ben & Jerry's phamous Phish Food in political disguise. Would you bite?
Deliberations have already begun over the Farm Bill, which comes up for debate again in 2012. The corn refiners' recent push to re-brand corn syrup is a clear response to growing consumer awareness that we need to reform which kind …
The 10 winners of this year's Heinz Awards work in a variety of disciplines, but they're all tackling the big environmental challenges of our times.
As Congress continues to do nothing about school lunch reform, an Ohio and a New York school have installed all-baby-carrot vending machines. And guess what? The kids bought them.
The FDA is rushing through the approval process for AquaBounty's transgenic salmon, with a committee that's heavy on veterinarians and pro-biotech reps but light on experts in fish or consumer health. And once one unlabeled GE animal lands on our …
Holton Farms' Community Supported Agriculture program is unusual for several reasons, not least because it's being run by a former Credit Suisse banker.
An organic dairy farmer, soil scientist, and wind-energy proponent is challenging an agribusiness darling for Iowa's Secretary of Agriculture. See what Michael Pollan thinks this means for Big Agribiz and why you should care about Francis Thicke.