Contrary to popular belief, the pet food industry is not its own, separate part of the supply chain. It relies on leftover meat produced for human consumption.
Milk made with precision fermentation could take up to 33 percent of the dairy industry’s market share.
Avian flu poses an increasing risk to humans. Here’s what we know, and a link to all of our coverage.
Ultra-processed foods are designed to be addictively delicious. Just how unhealthy are they and what are the processed foods to avoid? We explain.
A growing number of companies are marketing meat and dairy as ‘humanely raised’. We take a closer look at the reality behind the label.
Over 34 million people in the U.S. suffer from hunger. One effort to address food insecurity is through SNAP, or the Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program.
There are 11 nonessential amino acids that are absolutely critical for your body.
Is there a link between dairy and cancer risk? The evidence isn’t conclusive but we took a closer look at what we do know in this explainer.
Food labels are confusing. Our guide will help you tell the difference between useful information and meaningless junk.
There are nine essential amino acids that your body can get from a variety of foods, including plant-based sources like nuts.
A new survey finds 11 percent of Americans identify as flexitarian — with more than a quarter eating more plants but also more chicken.
Protein is an essential part of any heathy diet but it’s possible to get all that you need from a healthy variety of plant-based sources.
Devotees of raw milk tout it as a miracle food yet consuming it can cause severe foodborne illness — leading to paralysis or even death.
The global dairy industry produces nearly 550 million metric tons of cow’s milk each year. But which products are dairy and how are they made?
Oat milk has become a popular alternative to dairy in recent years, with its healthy nutritional profile and lower impact on animals and the planet.
Are plant-based burgers healthy? Debates about processed and ultra-processed foods have made this more complicated than it needs to be.
Most human cases of swine flu are found at agricultural fairs but there are other disease hotspots to consider, like factory farms.
Workers and residents say companies have downplayed avian flu, burning and burying culled birds just outside of town.
Antibiotic resistance is a growing public health threat responsible for 1.2 million deaths worldwide. A leading driver of this crisis? Antibiotic use on factory farms.
New research finds significantly higher levels of PFAS in locally caught freshwater fish than store-bought fish.
Human cases remain rare but the risk of an outbreak could change at any time.
Domestic chicken-keeping surged in popularity during lockdown. Then avian flu happened.
The carnivore diet has taken the world by storm. But what is this diet and is it healthy?
Want to follow a sustainable diet? These 4 organizations each have their own definition, yet they all point towards eating more plants and less meat.
If you’re looking to try a vegan diet, read this guide first.
Pandemic risk is on the rise, but researchers know the cause and how to reduce the risk.
Shark finning is bad for animals and the environment yet the dish is still sometimes on the menu.
More than 80 percent of flu vaccines rely on chickens confined in secret FDA facilities. But there are alternatives.