Advocates in India are asking the country’s supreme court to increase pay for farmers to curb high rates of suicide amid rampant debt and crop failures.
Pantries in southwest Virginia will take whatever they can get to stock bare shelves. Some also offer help with health care and job training.
We meet 17-year-old Diego, one of the 20,000 unaccompanied minors from Central America who made the journey through Mexico to the U.S. border last year.
A recent analysis found that of the 1,500 new supermarkets promised for food deserts by next year, only about 250 have opened in those neighborhoods so far.
According to a couple new reports, obesity rates in every state in America top 20 percent, while one-third of U.S. children are consuming fast food daily.
How did we get here? Maureen Ogle gives us a history of U.S. meat production. Papaya plus kohlrabi in a salad. Universities work to alleviate world hunger.
Multinational banana companies are slowly loosing their grip on the global market as organic and fair trade producers take a bigger bite of the banana pie.
Mark Winne describes how food policy councils can advocate for change in the local, regional and national food systems.
A wave of protests and walkouts is hitting fast food restaurants across the country this week.
23 children have died and more sickened after consuming tainted school lunch in the Indian state of Bihar.
After months of political gridlock, new farm legislation may be in sight.
The USDA has announced new funding to encourage broader acceptance of SNAP benefits at farmers markets.
The baked-goods giant is quietly unveiling donation-based shops to draw attention to food insecurity. The trick is staying solvent.
While economists fear what rising food costs might do to a weak global economy, they predict prices will fall by the end of the year.
The biggest difference between the House- and Senate-proposed farm bills is in their handling of food stamps.
The House Agriculture Committee began voting through proposed amendments today in the hope of getting the bill through the committee this week.
Following weeks of heated debate, the farm bill is expected to go up for a vote in the Senate this week.
In an effort to trim the federal budget, House Republicans have voted to cut $33 billion from food assistance programs over the next decade.
In his annual letter for 2012, Bill Gates announced that the Gates Foundation intends to combat world hunger by investing in genetically modified agriculture.
The hallmark of the PB & J isn't just jumping in price -- rising peanut butter prices could mean a shortage at food banks.