The family of a deceased farm worker has filed a lawsuit blaming his terminal lung cancer on the pesticide aldicarb, which is produced by Bayer Cropscience.
The FDA announced the partial ban Monday after cilantro imported from the state of Puebla was linked to 2013 and 2014 outbreaks of stomach illnesses in the United States.
The Wheat Belt has been hit by vomitoxin, which in higher concentrations causes feed refusal and poor weight gain in some livestock. Vomitoxin levels are high enough in much of the affected wheat that grain elevators won’t accept it.
Every few years, the winds shift and the water in the Pacific Ocean gets warmer than usual. That wat
Egg prices continue to rise as industry tries to recover from bird flu epidemic.
USDA's July 1 cattle inventory report verifies beef herd expansion with increases in beef cow and heifer repplacement numbers.
Scientists and the public are far apart in their beliefs when it comes to assessing the safety of genetically modified crops.
Science is bypassed in the emotional debate over labeling products containing genetically modified organisms, an Iowa State University sociologist says.
The "unprecedented' potential life sentence for former Peanut Corporation of America owner Stewart Parnell was disclosed by prosecutors in a court filing.
Gov. Peter Shumlin says efforts by the food industry to keep people from knowing what’s in their food only makes them more determined to demand the information.
The legislation, which passed 275-150, would prevent states from requiring package labels to indicate the presence of genetically modified organisms.
The country’s largest food companies say genetically modified foods are safe and that labels would be misleading.
EPA and Arny Corps of Engineers are meeting with major pushback on the final rule they say is intended to clarify waters protected under the Clean Water Act.
The West is experiencing low stream flows but the summer dry season is far from over, so drought conditions are expected to become more severe.