NPR | March 06, 2014 10:31 a.m.
The park's bears have developed a taste for humans' food, and that's gotten them in big trouble. But efforts to teach campers to lock up food are helping solve the problem, a bear hair analysis shows.
NPR | March 04, 2014 8:33 a.m.
The FDA has released its mock-up of a proposed new label for food. On it, calorie counts go big and bold. What's out? Listing calories from fat. What else is new? More details on added sugars.
NPR | March 04, 2014 5:04 a.m.
People around the world are eating a wider range of foods. But as a whole, we are increasingly reliant on a few crops. Researchers say that increases the risk of agricultural disaster.
NPR | March 03, 2014 12:19 p.m.
Yes, they're big, lumbering, earthbound creatures. But sometimes, Bessie and friends just have to get airborne.
NPR | Feb. 28, 2014 2:22 p.m.
Some speculate that overfishing of the small fish fed to farmed salmon led to the all-time high prices seen in 2013. But Norwegian salmon experts say the bigger threat to the farmed fish is disease.
NPR | Feb. 28, 2014 4:27 a.m.
Severe drought has left northern Nevada's farmers scrambling to find enough feed for the cows they already have. It comes as farmers are under pressure to expand to provide powdered milk to China.
NPR | Feb. 25, 2014 2:07 p.m.
Schools have made big strides in meeting standards for healthier meals, but students are still bombarded by junk food marketing. The first lady announced guidelines Tuesday that aim to change that.
NPR | Feb. 25, 2014 11:58 a.m.
A study argues that if we want to cut emissions from meat production, we should help farmers produce more meat with less land. Farmers also need incentives not to cut down forests to graze animals.
NPR | Feb. 21, 2014 1:36 p.m.
A Kellogg shareholder helped nudge the company to buy palm oil that's fully traceable to its source. The hope is that more transparency in the industry will prevent environmental and labor abuses.
NPR | Feb. 21, 2014 6 a.m.
Turns out, creating the salty-sweet snacks was a bit of a technological marvel. And the company that claims to have invented the treat says Trader's has unfairly cut it out of the pretzel marketplace.