McDonald’s Makes Positive Food Changes Due to Demand for Healthy Food

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.


Monsanto’s Creation of Herbicide-Resistant Superweeds Grows in Several States

Soybean fields in parts of Arkansas, Missouri, and Tennessee are plagued by “superweeds” that have become resistant to Monsanto’s herbicide ingredient, glyphosate.


Regulatory Loophole Allows GMO Products to be Marketed as Non-GMO

Products that have been injected with foreign DNA are considered by the USDA to be genetically engineered, but not products with deleted DNA.


Video: Seeds Community Café Reduces Food Waste, Feeds Hungry (Even if They Can’t Pay)

Seeds Community Café has a pay-as-you-can, pay-it-forward model that helps the financially insecure eat healthful food.


Study: 10% of UK Parents Giving Toddlers Adult-Size Portions

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.


Free Meals from Drug Companies Influence how Doctors Prescribe Drugs

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.


New Automation Technologies are Revolutionizing Farming

Technological advances are changing farming in a variety of ways, but not all technologies that can be used should be used.


FDA Warns Whole Foods Over “Serious Violations”

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.


Association: Fruit, Veggie Consumption While Young Reduces Cancer Risk Later

The results of a massive new study suggest that teen girls who consume plenty of fruits and veggies significantly cut their risk of future breast cancer.


FDA Hopes Restaurants, Companies Will Agree to Reduce Salt in Food

The FDA is hoping that restaurants and food companies will comply with proposed voluntarily guidelines intended to reduce Americans’ sodium intake.


Coming in July 2018: These Changes on Food Nutrition Labels

American citizens scored a big win on Friday when the FDA announced that food companies must overhaul nutrition labels by July 2018.


Your Heart is Probably Safe from Cholesterol and Eggs

Scientists have found no link between high consumption of dietary cholesterol and an increased risk of coronary heart disease in men.


A Strange Birth Defect is on the Rise in the United States, Says the CDC

Officials are alarmed at the increasing rates of gastroschisis, a potentially deadly birth defect of the abdominal wall believed to occur from environmental exposures.


Could This be the Key to Better Heart Health?

Neutralizing certain gut microbes with a substance found in food may lower risk of heart disease in some people.


McDonald’s Kale Salad Surpasses Big Mac in Calorie, Fat Count

If you’re looking for a healthy menu item at McDonald’s, don’t order its Caesar Salad with Crispy Chicken bowl. It’s more fattening than a Big Mac.


General Mills to Label ALL Products with GMOs, Thanks to Vermont’s GMO Labeling Law

Thanks to the GMO labeling law in Vermont, major GMO labeling opponent General Mills announced that it will label its products containing genetically modified ingredients.


Wendy’s Shifts Tomato Source to Mexico, Sparking Boycott of Hamburger Titan

Wendy’s employees see company’s sift of tomato sourcing to Mexico as breach of food ethics, calls for company boycott.