| Feb 5, 2014
| 8:10 PM
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration will set up 10 centers around the country to help farmers and ranchers adjust to the increasing frequency of severe weather and other risks associated with climate change.
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 5:25 PM
Russian officials are depriving U.S. Olympic athletes of their greek yogurt.
A shipment of Chobani yogurt headed for the athletes in Sochi has been blocked. There are 5,000 cups of blueberry, strawberry, peach and plain Chobani being held in a...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 10:20 AM
Fourteen bipartisan members of the House of Representatives urged lawmakers Wednesday to block Chinese poultry from school lunches and other national nutrition programs because of the country’s poor food safety record.
In a letter, the 12...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 12:38 PM
Foster Farms reopened its largest poultry processing plant Wednesday after voluntarily closing the facility for 10 days to improve safety conditions.
The plant in Livingston, Calif., was cited by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 1:59 PM
The U.S. Department of Agriculture fined Harvard Medical School $24,036 on Wednesday for 11 Animal Welfare Act violations, including four animal deaths, from February 2011 through July 2012.
The government’s decision to fine the university wraps...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 4:33 PM
A bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers is trying to bar Chinese poultry from federal school lunch and other nutrition programs because of China's poor record on food safety.
On Wednesday, 12 Democratic representatives and two Republicans called for...
| Dec 19, 2013
Many Americans would like to know more about what they eat, including whether the food they purchase contains genetically modified organisms, or GMOs. That desire has sparked ballot initiatives and bitter fights in states across the country. But what a...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 1:33 PM
Way to go, America, you're making healthier choices each and every day.
American adults are increasingly consulting food labels, eating less fat and downing more fiber, according to a new report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Economic...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 3:10 PM
Looks like the Miami Heat are the latest recruits in First Lady Michelle Obama's bid to get the country moving more and making healthier food choices.
The first lady is seen video bombing Dwyane Wade, Ray Allen and the championship team's coach, Erik...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 12:43 PM
Eating well in 2014 could get more expensive. Items such as chocolate, beef, bread and cereal are expected to experience price hikes in the new year.
According to a U.S. Department of Agriculture report, all food prices are expected to increase by 1.25%...
| Jan 4, 2014
| 7:41 PM
The U.S. Department of Agriculture's inspector general will investigate a federal agency whose mission is to exterminate birds, coyotes, mountain lions and other animals that threaten the livelihoods of farmers and ranchers.
The investigation of U.S....