Improving school meals was among Michelle Obama’s key initiatives during her tenure as first lady. Since then, the Trump administration has rolled back Obama-era school nutrition policies they argued went too far and were ineffective. Now, the Department of Agriculture…
After a public health crisis in Flint, Michigan, triggered by high levels of lead in the drinking water, a number of programs are working to encourage good nutrition for children in order to prevent recurring effects of the neurotoxin on…
By John Yang, Rachel Wellford
Despite new guidelines for red and processed meat, the answer is still broadly no. Here's why nutritional studies are so confusing.
By Nsikan Akpan
The Trump administration has proposed a new rule that could eliminate food stamp benefits for 3.1 million Americans if the change goes into effect.
By Laura Santhanam
By Mark Bittman, Megan Thompson, Melanie Saltzman
PBS NewsHour Weekend and Mark Bittman, former New York Times food writer and bestselling author, present 'The Future of Food,' a series of reports about efforts being made around the world to produce enough food sustainably and ethically for a…
By Associated Press
South Korea plans to send $8 million worth of medical and nutritional aid for North Korean children amid reported food shortages.
By Candice Choi, Associated Press
The Trump administration has rolled back a rule that required foods like pasta and bread be made with whole grains.
By Associated Press
The lawsuit comes after the Trump administration scaled back contested school lunch standards implemented under the Obama administration, including one requiring that only whole grains be served.
By Sheril Kirshenbaum, Douglas Buhler, The Conversation
Affluent consumers may have more access to information about food than lower-income earners, but they are just as vulnerable to misinformation.
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