An intrepid group of entrepreneurs and researchers in India are taking wasted materials and turning them into vegan leather.
Rumors and conspiracy theories about Chinese ownership of a major U.S. pork producer abound, but concerns might be misplaced.
An outbreak is killing pigs around the world, and would likely spread quickly in the United States.
The plant-based food industry has exploded in recent years, with plant-based meats igniting the conversation about the future of food.
Like many other forms of agriculture, sheep farming has become increasingly industrialized. Here’s what you need to know.
Female horses are drained of blood to provide a hormone used in pork production worldwide.
A new investigation documents abuse and a 30 hour journey with no food or water.
Wagyu beef is one of the most expensive — and consistently mislabeled — foods on the market. In this explainer, we look into what the “wagyu” label means for the c
A coalition of lawmakers are backing the EATS Act in hopes of gutting the Supreme Court’s decision upholding the welfare provisions of California’s Prop 12.
As cultivated meat clears U.S. approval for sales, Omeat launches with a new strategy to ditch the controversial fetal bovine serum.
The 2023 Farm Bill offers lawmakers an opportunity to transform the food system but will they take it?
Amid the World Pork Expo, the industry reframes “sustainability” and targets the very communities it pollutes.
The Aubrey Plaza campaign is just the latest in a long history of artists, celebrities and athletes hired to promote the dairy industry.
An undercover investigator found water shortages and “free-range” chickens that never see the outside.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration ensures the country’s food, medical and cosmetic products are safe.
Alt proteins are making th pitch for more federal funding as a new report finds startups need more “technical talent” to scale.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has many responsibilities, including oversight of the food system and rural development.
Is eating chicken more sustainable than beef? The industry is misleading consumers with its “climate-friendly” marketing.
Gestation crates are one of the most controversial aspects of pork production. But what are they, and why does the industry say they’re necessary?
The 1000 scientists who signed the declaration are far from impartial.
The egg industry continues to cull billions of male chicks worldwide each year — despite legal and scientific progress to curb the practice.
Leather made from mushrooms is a cruelty-free and environmentally friendly alternative to animal hides, including cow and lamb.
What is a feedlot? These large fenced-off areas of land house thousands of cattle as they gain weight before slaughter. But how do they work?
Often called Navajo, the Diné people were best known for herding sheep. Yet this Indigenous tribe originally ate a plant-rich diet of crops like beans, corn and squash.
A new EU government report warns of an impending uptick in avian flu outbreaks, especially in areas with a high concentration of factory farms.
Consumers want to know the difference between grass-fed vs. grass-finished but research shows all beef is bad for the planet.
When a 9-year-old tried to pull her goat from auction, Shasta County fair officials insisted the animal be killed to teach her a lesson about meat.
A major seafood company is still moving ahead with its Canary Islands octopus farming operation despite ethical objections from researchers.
The proposed FDA label guidance implicitly favors single “superfoods” and dairy as the nutritional gold standard over a varied plant-rich diet.
Sustainable agriculture prioritizes natural resources and healthy soils but because the label is not well-regulated, any farm can call itself “sustainable.”