Oct 16, 2012 Could speculators be at the heart of increasing food prices?
Oct 9, 2012 Casual dining chain, The Cheesecake Factory, is expanding abroad with 22 new locations in, of all places, the Middle East.
Oct 11, 2012 Snack makers come out with new flavors every year. Many of those new tastes get their start in labs off of the New Jersey Turnpike.
Sep 27, 2012 The spread of modern grocery chains could lift millions of African farmers out of poverty -- or ruin them.
Sep 24, 2012 The Midwest drought has withered the nation's corn crop and pushed prices up. Now, the market for alternative feed for cattle is skyrocketing -- sending farmers scrambling for cheaper alternatives, like gummy worms and ice cream sprinkles.
Sep 24, 2012 Substitutes for expensive corn feed range from the unprocessed -- straw and cottonseed hulls -- to a teenager's diet -- ice cream, chocolate and gummy worms.
Sep 20, 2012 Arsenic occurs naturally in soil, but also comes from manure and pesticides. Rice plants absorb higher levels of arsenic than other crops.
Sep 18, 2012 Only if crop prices stay high, according to a recent economic study.
Sep 6, 2012 Global food prices are expected to rise in the long term as population grows, but a new study warns that severe weather events like this year's drought in the U.S. could spike prices higher suddenly.
Aug 27, 2012 An alarming amount of the food we produce is never eaten. It’s a huge waste of land, water, labor, fuel and other resources. How to limit the losses? That depends on where we live.