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Thursday, June 2, 2016

A lot is at stake for food and farm policy. It must remain a main course on the America's table.

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Americans are willing to pay more to buy organic foods. That’s the conclusion from a new report released today by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Economic Research Service.

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

A team of scientists at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center and Army Institute of Research in Washington, D.C. has discovered the first instance of a person living in the U.S. infected with a feared antibiotic-resistant microbe, according to a research report published Thursday (May 26) in the journal Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy.

Thursday, May 26, 2016

Thinking about going to the beach this Memorial Day weekend? You might want to think again if you live in one of the many parts of the country where lakes and rivers are now too dangerous for swimming, largely because of farm pollution and the spread of toxic algae blooms.

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

After an expert panel convened by the National Academy of Sciences issued a long-awaited report on genetically engineered foods, much of the news coverage said it gave GMOs an unqualified seal of approval. In fact, the report pointed to an array of concerns and unanswered questions. Here are the top ten findings of the report that most traditional and social media missed – or got plain wrong.

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