Animal production, in its many forms, plays an integral role in the food system, making use of marginal lands, turning co-products into edible goods, contributing to crop productivity and turning edible crops into highly nutritious, protein-rich...
The public health war against infectious diseases appeared to be won but obesity, hypertension, heart disease and diabetes were just beginning.
Ultimately, if a rural city wants to grow, the people who live there have to invest in the community.
Lack of healthy food on the table contributes to diet-related health problems such as obesity, heart disease and diabetes.
Hurricane Harvey and now Irma, with all their flooding and destruction, remind me of Hurricanes Katrina and Lee in 2005 when I was at the U.S. Department of Agriculture as the political appointee with oversight of the food safety system for the U...
As it turns out, the things we love to eat aren’t so bad after all!
Is it possible that this independent spirit of American agriculture also has a downside when it comes to telling our story?
Although insects have been a part of some cuisines for centuries, it has been a dining decision made from necessity, not preference. When there is little else to eat, a grasshopper.
Latest FDA report on antimicrobial sales for use in food-producing animals is out and covers sales for 2015.