Health Feb 16

President Donald Trump's upcoming budget proposal is expected to cut $193 billion from food stamps over the next decade.
Will shoppers on food stamps pick up fresher foods?

The U.S. government wants to steer the 46 million Americans who receive food stamps toward healthier food choices. The USDA plans to require retailers that accept those benefits to stock more fresh foods. But would healthier options change behavior? Gwen…

Economy Aug 06

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Building an oasis in a Philadelphia food desert

In Philadelphia, a fourth-generation supermarket owner has gone where others have feared to tread: food deserts, low-income neighborhoods that have no direct access to a real grocery store. The small chain has given these communities a place to get nutritious…

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