Organic Farming Battle Pits Aquaponics, Hydroponics Against Traditional Soil FarmsAs more U.S. farmers turn to high-tech indoor techniques, some are raising questions about the true meaning of organic farming.
Is Your Food Safe? USDA Gives Power Outage Refrigerator TipsIn the wake of multiple power shutoffs, the US Department of Agriculture is urging Californians to heed food safety warnings and not take any chances with food that may have been stored at warm temperatures in refrigerators during the blackouts.
Kale Placed 3rd On 'Dirty Dozen' Produce Pesticide ListA new report places kale, which is usually thought of as a healthy super food, third on a "Dirty Dozen" list of produce affected by pesticides.
Tyson Recalls Chicken Nuggets Over Possible Plastic ContaminationTyson Foods has recalled approximately 132,520 pounds of chicken nugget products that may be contaminated with hard plastic, the USDA announced Tuesday.
$372.5M In Federal Funds Awarded To Conservation ProjectsProjects designed to cut down on fertilizer runoff, expand bird nesting areas and restore native grasslands are among those selected for funding under a new initiative that encourages conservation partnerships between government and private organizations.