Food Safety Articles




How Will Agriculture Feed the World? It Starts Today


The reality remains that agriculture lies outside many of the young minds that will make up the future of this nation

Farm Bureau Praises Withdrawal of Organic Livestock and Poultry Practices Rule


The American Farm Bureau supports USDA’s decision to withdraw the misguided Organic Livestock and Poultry Practices Rule

 3 Ways We All Benefit from the Farm Bill


America’s farmers and ranchers are not the only ones that benefit from the farm bill

What Makes Food News & Information Credible?


When it comes to the credibility of food news and information, truth is relative, according to new research from The Center for Food Integrity.

Farm Bureau Submits FSMA Extension Comments


The extension provides farmers an opportunity to continue their engagement with the FDA to consider the best approach for implementation.

Massachusetts Farm Bureau Helps Towns Write Ag-friendlier Regulations


Interest in local agriculture has inspired many homeowners to keep backyard chickens, goats and other livestock in residential areas where neighbors are far more comfortable with dogs and cats.

Food Policy by Tweet – Not the Best Idea


Twitter is a handy source of information and expressing ideas, but making decisions based on it is not always a good idea.

Where Does Seedless Watermelon Come From?


The seeded commercial harvest and retail sales only add up to about 8%, meaning seedless watermelon makes up for 92% of all watermelon sales. Seedless watermelon is hugely popular in the United States and it is here to stay!

Heat Wave Could Impact Butter Production


Milk production takes a significant hit during times of high heat due to animal stress.

Ag Experts, Entrepreneurs, Scientists Discuss Future of Food


the Washington Post brought together entrepreneurs, food industry executives, agriculture experts, economists and farmers to discuss how technology, science and new ideas are changing our modern food systems and shaping the future of what – and how – we eat