Affluent foodies embrace sustainable agriculture, oblivious that ordinary people--especially the poor--don't have a seat at the table.
State and federal authorities are relying on undercover agents to entrap dairy farmers.
How "free trade" is destroying Third World agriculture--and who's fighting back.
As struggling dairy farmers seek profits by responding to rising consumer demand for raw milk, regulators are taking a hard line.
The history of banana cultivation is rife with labor and environmental abuse, corporate skulduggery and genetic experiments gone awry.
A plan to implant farm animals with electronic tracking tags gives corporate agriculture a monopoly on the future of food, and it has sparked political backlash in rural America.
The fast-food giant's insistence on paying poverty wages to tomato pickers could backfire, as student activists' campaign for fair food cuts into their business.
There is an alternative to unhealthy eating and irresponsible development schemes.
From a church in a rugged rural parish in Honduras, Father Andres Tamayo leads a grassroots movement to protect dwindling timberlands. Bills introduced in the US Congress might help save the forests.
As consumers increasingly seek out farmers who raise organic and unpasteurized food, suddenly energized regulators claim they want to "protect" us from pathogens and other dangers. What gives?