There may never be an end to arguments over whether organic food is more nutritious. But a new study is the most ambitious attempt so far to resolve the issue — and it concludes that organic fruit and vegetables offer a key benefit.
Do not be alarmed, but you may be eating wood pulp. Or at least an additive that started out as wood.
More than four-dozen people became sick after eating E. coli and Salmonella-contaminated foods last month, federal food-safety agencies announced.
When President Obama announced last week that he was creating a federal task force to investigate the nation's vanishing bee colonies, the moment provided newly minted Press Secretary Josh Earnest an opportunity to crack one of his first jokes on the job.
Champaign County residents are in for an eventful weekend. The Bloomington Gold Corvette Show and the Blues, Brews, and BBQ Festival are making their way to Champaign tomorrow.
Kraft is recalling Velveeta cheese from Walmart stores in as many as 12 states, mostly in the Midwest, because the cheese lacks the proper amount of preservatives.
About a dozen chefs from Chicago and central Illinois recently gathered for a two-day crash course on where their food comes from – the farm.
A much-maligned beef product that was once frequently added to hamburger is making a comeback. Two years ago, beef processors cut back sharply on producing what they call "lean, finely textured beef" after the nasty nickname for it, "pink slime," caught on in the media. Now, higher beef prices are leading to increased demand for the product.
A federal judge has rejected a challenge to Indiana's law that prohibits convenience stores and groceries from selling cold beer.
One community garden is getting the wheels turning on a mobile produce market. Prosperity Gardens is serving the community in a new way.