The USDA’s New Rule Seeks Standardized Label for Bioengineered Foods

A new rule from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) now requires all food manufacturers and importers to disclose information about bioengineered (BE) food and BE food ingredients. Under the National Bioengineered Food Disclosure Standard (NBFDS), foods marked as having…

Biden-Harris Administration Announces US$1 Billion Investment to Break Up Big Meat

The Biden-Harris Administration will invest US$1 billion in order to create a fairer, more competitive, and more resilient meat and poultry supply chain.

USAID and USDA Call for Research on Global Insect Production

The USAID and USDA seek to understand the potential challenges, benefits, environmental impacts of insect production through a recently launched Request for Information.

USDA Announces US$3 Billion Investment to Address the Most Pressing Challenges in the Food System

The package will address drought resiliency, animal health, nutrition, and more.

USDA Invests US$20 Billion in SNAP Benefits for Americans

The average monthly food aid awarded per person will increase from US$121 to US$157, totaling an additional US$20 billion per year.

A ‘Game Changer’ Law May Help Black Farmers Secure Threatened Land Legacies

Resolving heirs’ property could help families generate value and address the U.S. racial wealth gap.

Online SNAP Could Broaden Access, but More Work Needed First

Living outside delivery ranges and limited broadband make it harder for rural SNAP participants to use online purchasing options.

Alabama Food Bank, Facing Funding Cuts, Finds Creative Solutions to Try to Meet Demand

Following the decision to cut a federal emergency food assistance program by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), the Community Food Bank of Central Alabama (CFBCA) is working to find new ways to feed the community.  CFBCA, a leading food…

School Nutrition Directors Feed Communities Through the Pandemic

Innovative action from school nutrition directors makes school meals possible during the pandemic.

USDA Proposal Aims to Loosen School Nutrition Standards

A proposed rule by the USDA will reintroduce 1 percent chocolate milk, cut in half whole grain serving requirements, and relax sodium restrictions.