A man who was researching the effects of Monsanto's Roundup on bees has had his bees confiscated by the Illinois Department of Agriculture and the remaining queens killed when officials illegally entered his property. Terrence Ingram, known for his s
A Collier County man accused of shooting two deer says he needed to feed his family.
The term ethylene (ethene) generally brings to mind polyethylene plastics, not fruit. However, ethylene is more than just a feedstock for chemical industry, it is also the smallest plant hormone, and it controls physiological processes, such as the r
Over the years my family and I have consumed many different fermented foods.
California food police gone wild
Low-dose antibiotics in animal feed fuel drug-resistance in human infectious diseases.
What if when you were seated at your favorite restaurant, they handed you a menu which listed all of the REAL ingredients in every dish, without any fluff or "pretty" names for the food you might opt out of eating otherwise?
GMOs go Stealth in the Face of Mounting Support for Honest Labeling
A study on rats suggests that eating a high fructose diet for as little as six weeks may make you stupid. Luckily, a diet high in omega-3 fatty acids can counteract this IQ loss, researchers suggest.
It's a proposition some might find hard to swallow: a 20-percent tax on unhealthy food to improve the health of the nation.
Activists in Albany, California have staged an occupation of a different kind of public space—a farm.
Most people fork over the extra money for organic foods with the idea that they are doing something good for their health.
The L.A. Times published an article by Rosie Mestel (4/9/12) questioning whether or not fish oil was good for us.
The American Meat Institute called a conference last week to discuss the issue of meat glue.
A lifelong vegetarian eats her first hamburger—to find out the truth.
Buddha (c. 563 BC to 483 BC) is credited with saying: “To keep the body in good health is a duty, otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear.”
When you bring food home from a grocery store, chances are you toss it in the fridge. Ever stop to wonder if that’s your best move?
Want to save a few million premature deaths each year? Regulate salt, said researchers at the World Nutrition Rio2012 meeting held here last week.
Like their human cousins, orangutans enjoy food and don't mind working a little to get it.
He writes, “Even the Department of Agriculture is on the side of plant-based diets.” Well, they would be, because that’s where the profit is. The Department of Agriculture exists to promote the interests of American farmers, not to protect you and me
While you and your family may be eating high quality organic foods on a routine basis, a simple food preparation mistake may actually be poisoning the food you eat.
Thanks to the blessings of nature and good farmers, you and I can enjoy such scrumptious delights as fresh corn-on-the-cob, popcorn and many other variations of this truly great grain.
New index ranks states using government agricultural and population data
Evidently, drinking fresh milk straight from the mom is supposed to be unhealthy for calves because it is unpasteurized, but pig blood is good?
If you were disturbed to hear about "pink slime" in your burger, you'll want to know about "meat glue," because a fat, rare-cooked filet mignon may not be what it seems.
Scientists at Washington State University are now confirming once again what natural health experts have known for years — garlic fights one of the most common food-borne illnesses much more effectively than antibiotics.
Food addictions are not strictly “psychological” problems, but have a hard-wired, organic component.
Would you like some cadmium with those fries? A slideshow of recalled fast-food toys
One of the largest supermarket chains in Britain has announced that it intends to boycott Israeli agricultural exporters that market produce from the West Bank settlements.
"...dating as far back as 8,000 years ago,(obviously, since there was no refrigeration) people survived and thrived by preserving foods and vegetables. They used the method known as lacto-fermentation..."