U.K. health secretary Jeremy Hunt has ordered restaurants, pubs, and cafes to cut the sugar content in their products and reduce dessert sizes.
Millions of people with diabetes look to the glycemic index to help them pick healthy food choices, but a new study suggests the index may be unreliable.
The world’s first “artificial pancreas” has been approved by the FDA for people with Type 1 diabetes. Will life now be easier for diabetics?
Monsanto has licensed the CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing tool, which will allow the agritech giant to add and delete DNA from crops.
Archeologists in Denmark have happened upon a 3,000 year old pan of burned cheese that someone tossed in an ancient trash heap.
A Virginia woman who has already fed more than 5,000 people with food insecurity has a goal of feeding 30,000 people by her 30th birthday next September.
FDA testing has revealed that U.S. honey is contaminated with the herbicide glyphosate, including a very popular brand marketed as 100 percent all-natural.
While the gluten-free diet trend has spiked, the number of people who suffer from Celiac disease – characterized by a gluten intolerance – remains stable.
Now, a new study suggests that there may be a scientific reason we can not resist food loaded with carbohydrates – because they are our 6th taste.
McDonald’s has been in the news a lot this month, thanks to big changes the fast-food company is making to several of its menu offerings.
Soybean fields in parts of Arkansas, Missouri, and Tennessee are plagued by “superweeds” that have become resistant to Monsanto’s herbicide ingredient, glyphosate.
Products that have been injected with foreign DNA are considered by the USDA to be genetically engineered, but not products with deleted DNA.
Seeds Community Café has a pay-as-you-can, pay-it-forward model that helps the financially insecure eat healthful food.
A new study has found that 10 percent of UK parents are giving their toddlers adult-sized food portions instead of those appropriate to their age.
A new study shows that when a drug company gives a doctor just 1 free, cheap meal, it influences the doctor to prescribe the company’s promoted drug.
Technological advances are changing farming in a variety of ways, but not all technologies that can be used should be used.
In a letter dated June 8, the FDA warned Whole Foods that unsanitary conditions and practices had been discovered in one of its food prep facilities.