by Alan Pyke Oct 6, 2015
Dozens of states have abandoned punitive asset tests for food stamps in recent years. Maine wants to reinstate theirs.
by Sam P.K. Collins Sep 29, 2015
"Public health policies and health promotion programs should rigorously target the issue of food intake during this stage of individual development."
by Alan Pyke Sep 23, 2015
There was enough money laying around during the 2013 shutdown to continue paying food stamp benefits. Not this time.
by Alan Pyke Sep 22, 2015
As Charm City tackles the "food deserts" a quarter of its people live in, it's trying to learn from other cities' example.
by Sam P.K. Collins Jul 20, 2015
Just 13 percent of people meet the requirements for fruit and vegetable consumption.
by Sam P.K. Collins Jul 17, 2015
“We have a tremendous opportunity to capture as much food waste as possible and solve food insecurity.”
by Joe Romm Jun 23, 2015
New research finds that, absent major changes, humanity risks a catastrophic collapse in its ability to feed itself by mid-century.
by Sam P.K. Collins Jun 9, 2015
"With taxes and bans on soda, people didn’t move as much as they would have if we would have taken the more empathetic route.”
by Alan Pyke May 12, 2015
State lawmakers are trying to dictate what foods can and can't get bought with safety net money in 2015. They haven't learned much from the dozen-year history of "junk food bans" for food stamps families.
by Alan Pyke May 1, 2015
A bill to prohibit shellfish purchases for food stamps recipients in Wisconsin would also make it harder for low-income families to cook with spices, pasta sauce, nuts, and dried beans.