That two-headed beast known as the Congressional Ag Committees got a major blood transfusion from voters Tuesday. Here's how it shook out -- and what to expect going forward.
It's agribusiness as usual in Iowa, where voters sent a message to Washington that the status quo is just fine with them.
There's not much humor to be found when you look at the likely effect of the election on the oceans.
We've invited a kitchenful of food-policy experts to discuss whether the Food Safety Modernization Act will make eaters safer without shoving small producers off a cliff. Wanna pull up a chair and chew over the issues?
Just as our own sustainable food revolution didn't take place until we had nearly driven all of our small farms into penury, China is evidently feeling the stirrings of a backlash against the industrialization of food.
While writing about food politics on my Dell "Latitude" laptop, I often daydream about a sleek new MacBook Air or MacBook Pro. (And an iPad, and maybe an iPhone.) Or at least I did -- until I read about the …
The FDA has a long history of going after small food producers for seemingly minor problems, and leaving the big ones to do their thing -- no matter how serious their transgressions. Perhaps that's why worries about the food-safety legislation …
In America, the customer is always right. In Canada, companies apparently have the nerve to tell them they're wrong.
For many years, raw-milk advocates have claimed that unpasteurized milk counters lactose intolerance -- the upset stomach many people feel after consuming dairy products. A Stanford study says otherwise.