French School Lunches Put U.S. to Shame

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Rick Perry “Unfit For President” After BBQ Road Kill Remark

North Carolina newspaper columnist Jeffrey Weeks recently expressed his revolting disfavor for ..

Wisconsin Law Prohibits Serving Margarine Instead of Butter

A 44-year-old Wisconsin law making it illegal for restaurants to serve margarine as a replaceme..

DOJ Spent $8 per Cup of Coffee, $16 per Muffin, $32 Each on Cracker Jacks & Popcorn at Conferences

A new report on food and beverage costs issued in September of this year, details the "extravag..

Chinese Party Officials Maintain Secret Organic Gardens

Reporting from Beijing, Barbara Demick with the Los Angeles Times claims organic gardening in C..

California Bans Shark Fin Sales

Last week, the California Senate passed the California Shark Protection Act (AB 376) introduced..

Florida Deregulates Honey Sales For Backyard Beekeepers

Florida's Department of Agriculture has announced that it's deregulating the sale of honey for ..

Beef Prices Set To Soar

The hot weather and lack of rain has created a severe drought in the state of Texas, and many s..

Keebler Cookies Ties Up With American Red Cross

It is not often that you get two giant companies to work hand in hand for a common cause. If th..

Rasmussen Poll: 93% Paying More for Groceries Than A Year Ago

The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey of American Adults shows that 93% of adu..

India Sues Monsanto Over GM Eggplant

William Pentland, a Forbes contributor, claims the National Biodiversity Authority of India (NB..

Add Mushrooms to Japan’s Radioactive Food Chain

According to local Japanese government officials, Nameko mushrooms grown in the city of Soma, 2..

Weak Economy Wipes Out 9,450 U.S. Restaurants

According to the market research company NPD Group, there are 9,450 fewer restaurants in the U...

Court Rules Chiquita Can Be Sued Over Torture/Death Claims

With the exception of foodies in search of organic, GM-free food, most American families aren't..

House Approves Amendment Banning GE Salmon – Battle Continues

In June, Helena Bottemiller with Food Safety news reported that the House approved an amendment..

Overfishing Report For 2010 Released By NOAA

The coast is not yet clear as The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration or NOAA recen..

Farm Crime Surges – Avocados, Grapes, even Bees Targeted

In a stalling US economy with persistently high unemployment and record numbers on food stamps ..

World Food Prices Rise 40 Percent YOY

According to The Food and Agriculture Organization ( FAO) of the United Nations, the Food Price..

Budget Cuts To End U.S. Testing For Deadly E. Coli

The Chicago Tribune's Monica Eng reports Congress plans to eliminate the only national program ..

Muslims, Jews, Outraged Over Dutch Ban on Livestock Slaughter

Muslim and Jewish religious groups in the Netherlands are outraged over the Dutch parliament's ..

Federal Audit Warns FDA Critically Endangers Our Food Supply

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) warns that the safety of the nation's food su..

More Lawsuits as High Fructose Corn Syrup vs. Sugar Debate Heats Up

Five more sugar companies have joined a lawsuit seeking to prevent the corn industry from marke..

Britain Surpasses U.S. in Humane Treatment of Farm Animals

Under a 10 year-old EU ruling from Brussels, Britain's farmers face fines if they fail to prope..

804 NYCity Restaurants Busted by Health Department

According to the NYPost, 804 restaurants across New York city have been busted for hiding their..

Media Silence on Disturbing New Evidence About Monsanto’s Roundup

In January, Dr. Don Huber sent a then confidential letter to Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsa..

FDA Admits There’s Arsenic in Chicken, Swine and Turkey Feed

The FDA has acknowledged what many researchers have known for years, that the ingredient, Roxar..

Food Pyramid Changes to Food Plate

The USDA and First Lady Michelle Obama announced on June 2 that the government is replacing the..

Ranchers Oppose New Cattle ID That Tracks Mad-Cow

The USDA no longer plans to recognize hot-iron brands as an official form of identification for..

Global Seafood Fraud on Massive Scale

Elisabeth Rosenthal with the New York Time's recently published a comprehensive piece on the ra..

Super-Toxic E. Coli Deadliest on Record – Kills 22, Infects 2,000

The deadliest case of E. coli on record has now killed 22 people and infected 2,000. The number..

Should Guns be Allowed in Bars?

That is certainly a question many gun-loving, gin-guzzling American has in mind. While booze an..

UN Predicts Extreme Weather Will Jeopardize World Crops

During the course of this decade, we can expect extreme weather to create severe droughts in so..

Farmers Running Out of Fertilizer May Turn to Odd Gel

The world is running out of phosphate fertilizer, vital to massive agricultural farming operati..

Cattle Prices are Going Down

A larger supply of beef in the United States is starting to push down its price in the market. ..

Activists Insist Ronald McDonald Retire – CEO Says No Way

In early May, the watchdog group Corporate Accountability International (CAI), placed ads in U...

Family Sues Four Loko Over Death of Teen

There seems to be no end to the problems plaguing the Four Loko company. The family of the lat..

Iowa Law to Criminalize Filming Farm Animal Abuse

Iowa legislation that has passed the House, and is now headed to the Senate, would criminalize ..

MyFarm: Real Farming in an Online Setting

For countless users, spending hours playing Facebook's FarmVille application sure is fun. But i..

Cooking School Slammed With Class-Action Lawsuit

A $40 million settlement offer from California Culinary Academy (CCA) is pending due to a class..

Food Ads for Kids Getting New Limits

This is definitely good news for healthy-eating advocates, and probably bad news for the PR fir..

CA Lawmakers Vow to Expose FrankenSalmon With Label

Despite poll after poll reflecting strong public opposition, the Food and Drug Administration p..

Class-Action Lawsuit Filed Over Kraft, Hormel Fat-Free Claims

South Carolina based Attorney Aaron Mayer has filed a class-action lawsuit against Oscar Mayer ..

Springsteen, Bon Jovi, Get Huge “Farm” (Wink) Tax Breaks in N.J.

While New Jersey lingers in a "state of fiscal emergency", some of the state's rich and famous ..

Radioactive Iodine Detected in U.S. – Natural Alternatives to Potassium Iodide Tablets

As the tragedy at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant in north eastern Japan spirals out of con..

Scientists Claim Chickens Feel Compassion

A recent study concludes domestic chickens display signs of empathy -- the act of understanding..

UN Warning: Collapse of Bee Colonies Now Global – Part 2

Part 1 Part 2 - Colony Collapse Disorder In Japan, 25 percent of the beekeepers have experien..

Class-Action Lawsuit Filed Against Taco Bell

For those still in need of reasons to abstain from the masochistic chamber of food horrors awai..

FDA Gets Tougher of Food Standards: Can They Pull It Off?

Consider ourselves lucky. Last January 4, 2011, President Obama had signed into law the Food Sa..

Wikileaks: GMO conspiracy reaches highest levels of US Government

There's nothing they are leaving untouched: the corn, the okra, the bringe oil, white rice, th..

White House Approves New School Menu

Finally, something good has come to our schools. On December 13, 2010, President Barack Obama s..