There is hope for ensuring the world has enough clean, fresh water in the near future, despite an ever-increasing world population that requires more water and food, a new report from the Chicago Council on Global Affairs says. But the task is enormous.
Brazil has agreed to lift its ban on U.S. pork and make good on a 24-year-old promise to set up an annual 750,000-metric-ton tariff rate quota to allow in U.S. wheat, according to the leaders of the two countries.
Farm families up and down the Missouri River fight for their livelihood as historic floodwaters destroy roads, bridges, fields, livestock, and local communities, at the same time farmers across the Midwest are struggling with low commodity prices already.
More than eight years after Congress passed the Food Safety Modernization Act, the Food and Drug Administration, industry and outside scientists are still struggling to figure out the best way to ensure the water used for irrigating and packing fresh produce is safe.
Authors of the EAT-Lancet report recommending a “radical transformation” of the human diet to solve climate change have been defending their report from criticism that its recommendations may be impossible to implement and potential benefits oversold.
A bipartisan group of senators hope a bill directing the Federal Communications Commission to improve broadband coverage and mobile data maps will bridge the digital divide across America and correct "vastly inaccurate" mapping of the issue.
A federal jury in San Francisco concluded Tuesday that exposure to Roundup was a “substantial factor” in causing a Santa Rosa man’s non-Hodgkin lymphoma, triggering a second phase of the trial to determine Monsanto’s liability.