Nov 27, 2012 Giant food company ConAgra is getting a little more giant. It's agreed to buy private-label food producer Ralcorp for about $4.95 billion.
Oct 29, 2012 More than 10 percent of the world's population is malnourished, but an even larger proportion is overweight. Greece has one of the highest rates of child obesity, despite having one of the world's healthiest cuisines.
Oct 22, 2012 Genetically modified crops are so pervasive that food companies that don't use GMO ingredients still have traces in their products.
Sep 18, 2012 Only if crop prices stay high, according to a recent economic study.
Sep 4, 2012 With so many ways to find recipes and cooking tips these days, many food enthusiasts wonder if cookbooks will go the way of the dodo.
Aug 22, 2012 Mexicans are the world’s largest consumers of eggs per capita but an outbreak of avian flu has hit the supply and sent prices soaring there.
Jul 11, 2012 The food assistance program grew from rural efforts to get urban support for farm subsidies.
Jul 5, 2012 The Senate's version of the Farm Bill eliminates some key funding for farmers, especially those who make more than $750,000 a year.
Jun 15, 2012 An amendment in the current Farm Bill would keep government protection for popcorn crops. Popcorn is a tiny kernel in U.S. agriculture, but without the subsidy prices of your favorite movie snack could rise.