The new strain of the avian influenza virus was discovered during a routine inspection.
Bad weather is weighing on key crop exports in South America. But U.S. farmers are getting a bump from El Nino, a weak dollar and heavy fund buying.
Florida Gov. Rick Scott will be in California next week railing against a $15 minimum wage to lure jobs to the Sunshine State.
North Korea’s already-low food supply is set to deteriorate this year as dry weather hits crop yields, the U.N. has warned.
Food waste and trash in general are turning into such big problems that some cities are promoting in-sink garbage disposals to reduce food waste.
Vietnam, Thailand, Cambodia and Laos, all connected by the Mekong River, are blaming China's dams for their current drought. CNBC's Sri Jegarajah has more.
Scientists say humans have changed the world so dramatically that the planet's biodiversity is on the decline.
Election year cries for simplifying the tax code are putting more pressure on the $20 billion consumer tax prep industry.
As California employers move to lift wages to $15 an hour, farmers are likely to be hit while consumers probably won't see big food price spikes.
U.S. chocolate companies scramble to boost sales as Americans eat healthier snacks and turn to dark chocolates.
Wal-Mart said it was aiming to switch to a cage-free eggs in the U.S. by 2025, joining many that have committed to stop using eggs laid by caged hens.
"CalPERS has been reviewing changes to its divestment policy," said a spokesman.
Sam Allen, Deere & Company CEO, talks about the state of the economy and his company.
As revenues grow, the legal pot business faces issues from competition and D.C. Here's how it could shake out.
As part of its acquisition of Jarden, Newell Rubbermaid may be looking to sell class ring maker Jostens. What that will mean.
China's Anbang raised its bid for Starwood. But the country's M&A binge is beginning to disappoint, says NYU Stern's Rob Salomon. Here's why.
France's Agriculture Ministry says consumers are in no danger of eating contaminated meat.
John Anthony Cherry from the University of Waterloo identifies several global water challenges, including water inaccessibility and unsustainable usage.
Rising temperatures are affecting the way French grapes are grown in ways not seen at any other time in the last 400 years.
The GOP argument against lifting the Cuba embargo is flawed, says Kabir Sehgal.