A wasp no bigger than a pinprick may be the Texas citrus industry’s best weapon against the Asian citrus psyllid, a jumping lice that can infect trees with a devastating disease known as citrus greening.
The number of North Texans sick with cyclospora, a rare infection spread through raw fruits and vegetables, is growing.
One focus of the Texas Department of Agriculture is feeding the hungry. The department’s Texans Feeding Texans program awards grants to organizations to help offset the cost of getting surplus food products to Texas food banks.
Texas has received permission from the federal government to spend more money to put locally grown foods in school lunch programs. Texas will be able to spend $12 million of USDA Foods entitlement money to buy locally grown fresh produce.
New research finds that a simple modification may make a cancer drug three times more powerful without the side effects of a higher dose. All it takes is grapefruit juice.
Colorado cantaloupe growers are promoting new safeguards as Rocky Ford melons return to grocery stores a year after a deadly listeria outbreak killed 30 people, including two in North Texas.
Hundreds of health-conscious kids will take part in a community expo at TCU on Saturday that highlights the benefits of an active lifestyle and healthy eating.
Nobody wants to get sick. You can wash your hands. You can get a flu shot. But some foods will actually help prevent you from getting ill.
Delicious food and drink recipes to enjoy summer produce now and all year long
Don’t pick up that piece of fruit just yet, a Washington, D.C. based environmental group wants you to know what to look out for in the produce section.
A nearly 50 percent increase in vegetable prices should ease in coming weeks as farmers deliver more products to grocers.