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Of the two agencies who could regulate the brave new world of cultured meat, the FDA appeared to be leading the charge earlier this month. But now, the old guard of meat makers is going directly to President Trump to ask that the USDA — and not the FDA — is the one to oversee cultured meat.
A battle is brewing over the future of meat, and it could mean the US fumbles on a revolutionary new market
The race among startups to create the first meat without slaughter needs a referee, and there's a battle raging over who it will be. In a letter, congressmembers said they were upset that the USDA was not included in an FDA meeting on clean meat. The controversy could prove too much for startups.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
American grocery stores are slashing prices nationwide for certain foods. But the price dips won't last.