Growing asparagus has taken many in Peru from poverty to profitability. No, they're not rich, but lives have gotten much better. But there's a big downside. The country's agricultural heartland is going dry, as its aquifer runs low.
Newt Gingrich has taken to calling President Barack Obama "the food stamp president." But in terms of his rhetoric, some of the statements aren't quite accurate, a social welfare professor said.
Paula Deen, the celebrity chef known for her love of butter, has announced she has diabetes. Instead of using it as a reason to lighten her cooking, she's becoming a paid spokeswoman for a pharmaceutical company.
Unseasonably cold temperatures in Florida coupled with a chemical contamination in Brazil have put a crimp on supplies of oranges, and that's sent the price of orange juice rising higher.
New research shows that kids who eat school lunches are more likely to be obese than kids who bring lunch from home. The battle to cut back childhood obesity is expected to be of increasing importance in the next few years.
Famine has swept through much of Ethiopia in the past year, but a new project will see a Saudi Arabian country convert one of the most fertile areas to produce rice for export. The idea is it's better to have people employed and making money.
Cafe Hon, and the Hon culture immortalized in John Waters films, got a makeover recently from celebrity chef Gordon Ramsey and his Kitchen Nightmares program
Food trucks are cropping up around the country and doing innovative things with food. They're drawing crowds, but also the ire of local restaurant owners, who say their lower cost of business is unfair competition.
In Kenya, vertical farming and small, urban plots are becoming an important part of keeping poor Kenyans from starving as they move out of the countryside and into the cities, because of climate change.
A study by Food and Safety News discovered most of the nation's biggest retailers are selling honey that doesn't contain any of the ingredients necessary to make honey, actually honey: pollen.