Food chains are often so complex that it's too hard to make the right choices.
Companies are exploiting a knowledge gap with consumers and fears of the supposed health hazards of certain ingredients with so-called absence labels.
Is there an art - or a science - to figuring out what stories will soar from the lab to the front page?
Congress is considering new legislation to unify and clarify what all those "use by," "sell by," "best by" dates on foods really mean. Here's the (limited) science behind how those dates get set.
Australia’s new country of origin food labelling will indicate if food is grown or made in Australia and the proportion of Australian ingredients.
If South African consumers were educated on how to read and understand the information on food labels, they may be more willing and capable of making healthier food choices.