Sep 27, 2012 The spread of modern grocery chains could lift millions of African farmers out of poverty -- or ruin them.
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 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.
Aug 27, 2012 Where food is cheap and plentiful, consumers are the biggest wasters -- whether at home, in restaurants or at school. But how much of this waste is preventable?
Aug 23, 2012 New data from Gallup shows that 25 percent of Mississippi residents have struggled to feed their families at some point over the last 12 months. On average, 18 percent of respondents in the U.S. say they've lacked money for food at least once recently.
Aug 8, 2012 Tough economic times and smartphone technology could trim diet industry earnings.
Jul 30, 2012 Commentator Mark Bittman says industrial meat production accounts for at least one-fifth of greenhouse gas emissions.
Jul 26, 2012 The latest study on the unprecedented loss of ice covering the Arctic says it is 70 percent the result of human-caused climate change.