About 23 million American households rely on SNAP, but nearly one-third of them still have to visit a food pantry to keep themselves fed.
Even low levels of lead in kids can cause learning or behavioral problems, but foods with calcium, iron and vitamin C can help reduce the absorption of lead.
A pathogen-screening device created by Purdue scientists could improve the process of identifying harmful food pathogens.
Americans have loved popcorn since the Great Depression. These days, popcorn grown, bagged and flavored in Indiana is sold halfway across the world.
The latest Dietary Guidelines for Americans, released in January, recommend limiting sodium intake to 2,300 milligrams (about 1 teaspoon) per day.
When Flint, Michigan moved its farmers market closer to public transportation, it made healthy foods more accessible to low-income shoppers.
In Venezuela, bread, meat, milk and other staples are scarce these days. So the government is urging urban slum dwellers to grow and raise their own food.
For unemployed adults in 22 states, they have two months to find a job or lose their food assistance.
The deal OK'd by a key Senate panel preserves stricter school nutrition standards enacted since 2010, but it gives schools more leeway in implementing them.
The Indiana Department of Homeland Security is partnering with the USDA to address the ongoing outbreak of avian flu in Dubois County.
It could take some time to contain what state health officials are describing as one of the worst avian flu outbreaks to hit Indiana.
The new guidelines have implications for federal nutrition policy, influencing everything from school lunches to advice you get at a doctor's office.
Moisture is your friend in this recipe. It will give you croquettes that are crispy on the outside but creamy and fluffy on the inside.
Lamb ribs are about half the size of a rack of baby back ribs, so this recipe is a good compromise if you're looking to cut your meat consumption this year.
No need to go out for dessert. Make this restaurant-quality treat today and enjoy it after tomorrow's dinner.
Mary Figeuroa is serious about making gingerbread houses and she has the awards to prove it. But does she have what it takes to win at Conner Prairie?
Once food is marked for donation at groceries, it's a race to get it to hunger organizations around the area. Unfortunately, not all food survives the journey.
Food pantries can't rely on donations from people like Phil Christenson, because gardeners never know how much harvest will come up.
Some big food companies, like Mars, are becoming increasingly vocal advocates for action on greenhouse gas emissions.
Think about deep frying like this... You're immersing the green beans in a really hot environment and steaming them from the inside out.