Just over a week ago, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) released a joint report intended to address the devastating losses occurring in bee colonies across the country.
In celebration of Mother’s Day, our new Policy Director, Elizabeth Kucinich , has written about her grandmothers and the role of women in the birth of the food movement more than 100 years ago, a movement we continue to build today.
Your car and your dinner may have more in common than you think. If you eat beef from conventionally raised cows, odds are that during its life it was fed a by‑product of ethanol fuel production known as “distillers grains.
In the last few years, it seems like almost every week there is a new foodborne illness outbreak making headlines. Listeria in imported cheese and cantaloupe . Salmonella in peanut butter , imported papayas , dog food , and mangoes .
With the passage of the Healthy, Hungry-Free Kids Act of 2010, in addition to improving school meals, Congress required the U.S. Department of Agriculture to update nearly non-existent nutrition standards on so-called competitive foods.
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