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.
Sunday's Sesame Street special introduced Lily, a seven-year-old pink Muppet who didn't always have enough to eat.
Food trucks offer a solution to those in food deserts and have no access to fresh produce.
Those in need in rural areas need extra assistance getting food. Enter the refrigerated food truck.
Two studies come to conflicting conclusions about the social changes needed to reverse the obesity epidemic.
For over 50 years, Canada has struggled to make food affordable in remote Arctic communities. Recent subsidy changes have left many northerners out in the cold.
Even as more people rely on food stamps, one in three could be eligible for assistance.
A new study has found that a nearby grocer doesn't mean better eating habits. Study finds customers are more likely to eat fast food.
The Gates Foundation hopes to address hunger in developing nations by financing agricultural research. But beware - Monsanto is involved.
Recent studies published by the USDA and Feeding America find that food insecurity has increased in the United States.
Five days with less than $5/day for food — a food stamps challenge.