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The $66 billion Bayer-Monsanto merger just got a major green light — but farmers are terrified

Bayer has won approval in the US to buy agricultural giant Monsanto. But many farmers are worried about what the consolidation might mean for them.

A blockbuster gene-editing tool just got one step closer to overtaking GMOs

In its latest statement, the USDA said that it had no plans to regulate Crispr crops, a move that clears the way for a host of new foods like produce.

Trump’s budget director called the new food stamp grocery delivery service a ‘Blue Apron-type program’ — but there are some ma...

The USDA's Harvest Box program would deliver groceries to recipients of SNAP, or food stamps, but it is nowhere close to a "Blue Apron-type program."

Kids are eating less whole grains and more sugary milk in school lunches this year — see how federal rules have changed for the worse

US students had been adjusting to healthier school lunches. Now the USDA is reversing course, giving them more sugar and fewer whole grains.

Trump’s anti-immigration stance could result in a $60 billion food shortage

Donald Trump threatens to deport millions of undocumented immigrants, many of whom work on farms. Here's how that might affect food production and prices.

Here’s why added sugar is so bad for you

Our food supply is inundated with tons of added sugars, but very little nutrients. And the negative health effects of sugar are becoming too severe to ignore.

Monsanto may have just ended the war on GMOs

Crispr is a far more precise method of modifying genes than scientists have had access to before — and it could be the future of food.

These 5 popular grocery items are getting cheaper

American grocery stores are slashing prices nationwide for certain foods. But the price dips won't last.

The US government is buying 11 million pounds of cheese because no one else will

The cheese oversupply is killing dairy farmers, so the US Department of Agriculture is stepping in to help.

Everything you think you know about genetically modified food is about to change

At its essence, CRISPR is a far more accurate method of modifying genes than scientists have had access to before.