Vermont is set to become the first state to require labels for food made with genetically modified organisms.
By Darlene Superville, Associated Press
TOKYO -- President Barack Obama on Wednesday opened a four-country Asia tour aimed at reassuring allies in the region that the U.S. remains a committed economic, military and political partner that can serve as a counterweight to China's growing influence.
By Margaret Myers
On a sour note, Mexican restaurants in the U.S. are confronting a surge in lime prices that have forced some to make do without the essential ingredient on their menus.
By PBS NewsHour
For decades we have been warned of the artery-clogging dangers of saturated fat, found mainly in meat and dairy products. However, a new analysis of more than 70 studies published in the journal Annals of Internal Medicine finds that saturated…
By Frank Bi
For math geeks, March 14 is a delicious holiday that celebrates one famous number -- pi or approximately 3.14. The mathematical constant, which is the ratio of a circle’s circumference to its diameter, can be used to find the area…
By Talia Mindich
The 144-year-old U.S. fruit supplier Chiquita Brands International Inc. agreed Monday to merge with Irish tropical-fruit firm Fyffes to create the world’s largest banana company.
What do the Arctic’s ice cap, America’s bee population and Chipotle’s guacamole have in common? They’re all potential casualties of global climate change. In Chipotle’s 2013 annual…
By PBS NewsHour
When the Nutrition Facts label was introduced 20 years ago, fat was the primary concern of the American diet. But as our eating and drinking habits -- and knowledge -- have shifted, the Food and Drug Administration is making significant…
Epicureans and lovers of Italian fare can rejoice at the news that Eataly -- the Italian food-emporium chain -- and the municipality of Bologna will develop a theme park dedicated entirely to food; the latest in a string…
By Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press
Need olive oil? American shoppers are more likely to pick a European brand, which is cheaper and viewed as more authentic than U.S.-produced olive oil. But U.S. producers contend that "extra virgin" olive oil from Europe may not be as…
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