Funding the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program isn’t just an urban concern. Families living amid fertile farmland increasingly rely on SNAP benefits.
Food pantries are serving more recipients across the nation this season after SNAP cuts took affect November 1.
Due to increased competition amongst hog farmers, indoor confined animal feeding operations are growing, even in the most environmentally sensitive areas.
Sales of organic food over the last five years have grown 35 percent, but there’s a problem in the supply chain – not enough organic grain.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has taken steps to ban harmful artificial trans fats, a move health advocates welcome.
Food aid efforts are slow as typhoon Haiyan survivors are growing more desperate in the Philippines.
The Let's Move! campaign has announced Sesame Street characters will promote produce to children. Will it work?
Both sides of the GMO food debate like to claim science supports what they’re saying, and that leaves consumers in a bit of a bind.
After an aggressive media campaign from opponents, voters in Washington state are on the brink of rejecting a proposal to require labels on GMO foods.
A new provision in the health care law mandates chain restaurants to post the calories in each menu item.
Concerned with food waste? Ordered too much takeout? A new app will help with that.
While the final numbers haven’t been tallied, it looks like American farmers may have shipped a record $140 billion worth of product overseas in the last year.
47 million Americans will see a reduction in their food stamp benefits starting November 1.
Whole Foods Market has announced it will begin rating the sustainability of its produce and flowers in September next year.
Indiana Representative Marlin Stutzman and Indiana Senator Joe Donnelly will participate in the reignited Farm Bill debate in Congress.
New York and Chicago's Food Film Festival has seen a spike in submissions for documentaries that follow foods from farm to table.
Over the last 20 years, the number of sheep in the U.S. has been cut in half. Today, the domestic sheep herd is one-tenth the size it was during World War II.
Where New York City failed, Mexico seems to be succeeding in implementing a junk food tax in the hopes of curbing its obesity epidemic.
High crop prices are a big motivation, but some also believe crop insurance is encouraging farmers to roll the dice on less productive land.
Demand for cocoa is much steeper than growers can keep up with, but reports of chocolate's doom have been greatly exaggerated.