How far do you go to treat a farm animal? Balancing animal welfare, farm economics, and government means making tough calls.
On Wednesday, the House hauled in major players from the 550-million egg recall. Some squawked like caged hens. Others kept their beaks shut. Analysis follows.
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.