Nutrition in the News
New Data Show Food Insecurity Continues Falling
September 8, 2016 Center on Budget and Policy Priorities
Less Than Half of WIC Eligible Families Receive Nutritional Assistance
September 6, 2016 New Hampshire
Medicine Is Failing Obese People
September 1, 2016 VOX
Identifying the Effects of WIC on Food Insecurity Among Infants and Children
August 29, 2016 Wiley
More Georgians slated to lose food stamps
August 24, 2016 Better Georgia
Sweet Potato and Black Beans Combine for Nutrition Packed Dish
August 23, 2016 Commercial Appeal
Good nutrition helps seniors avoid aging pitfalls
August 19, 2016
Food Marketing: A Double Edged Sword for Combatting Obesity in America
August 8, 2016 Huffington Post
Are Smoothies Better for You Than Juices?
August 5, 2016 New York Times
Worldwide Obesity: Meat Protein Has As Much Effect As Sugar
August 4, 2016 Medical New Today
Americans Weigh 15 Lb. More Than They Used To
August 3, 2016 TIME
Summer Meals: Giving Families the Support They Need
August 2, 2016
Obama Signs Bill Requiring Labeling of GMO Foods
August 1, 2016
The Future of Produce is Ugly
July 29, 2016
Why Americans Waste So Much Food
July 25, 2016
Diabetes May Affect More Teens In the U.S. Than Expected
July 21, 2016
Cutting Sugar Rapidly Improves Heart Health Markers
July 20, 2016
Study: Obesity is Killing People up to 3 Years Early
July 14, 2016
For Coffee Drinkers, the Buzz May Be in Your Genes
July 13, 2016
To Stem Obesity, Start Before Birth
July 11, 2016
FDA Guidelines Target The Sodium Hiding In Our Diets
NPR. June 1, 2016.
Super-Tasters and Non-Tasters: Is it Better to Be Average?
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. May 31, 2016.
Walkable Neighborhoods Cut Obesity and Diabetes Rates
The New York Times. May 24, 2016.
FDA’s New Food Labels: What to Know
NBC News. May 20, 2016.
Building Strong Children Today for a Strong Nation Tomorrow
The Huffington Post. May 20, 2016.
Why Weight Loss Really Boils Down To Math And Science
Forbes. May 18, 2016.
How to help more Americans move out of poverty
Chicago Tribune. May 16, 2016.
FDA to Re-examine What Makes a Food ‘Healthy’
U.S. National Library of Medicine. May 10, 2016.
After ‘The Biggest Loser,’ Their Bodies Fought to Regain Weight
The New York Times. May 2, 2016.
Coffee, Wine Good for Healthy Gut, Sodas May Be Bad
U.S. National Library of Medicine. April 28, 2016.
Americans Getting Adequate Water Daily, CDC Finds
U.S. National Library of Medicine. April 26, 2016.
Focus on Healthy Foods, Not Avoiding ‘Bad’ Ones, for Heart Health: Study
U.S National Library of Medicine. April 25, 2016.
Alcohol, Processed Meats May Raise Stomach Cancer Risk
U.S National Library of Medicine. April 21, 2016.
After Pregnancy-Linked Diabetes, Healthy Diet May Ease Blood Pressure
U.S National Library of Medicine. April 19, 2016.
Could Fast Food Expose People to Harmful Chemicals?
U.S. National Library of Medicine. April 13, 2016.
Americans’ junk food habits start in toddler years. At age 1, we eat fries and brownies — but few veggies
The Washington Post. April 6, 2016.
Beans, Chickpeas May Help With Weight Loss: Study
U.S. National Library of Medicine. March 30, 2016.
Few Americans Follow 4 Main Pillars of Heart Health
The New York Times. March 24, 2016.
What nutrition experts think is missing from the new Dietary Guidelines
The Washington Post. March 23, 2016.
Seriously, America? Study finds mere 2.7 percent of U.S. adults meet criteria for ‘healthy lifestyle’
The Washington Post. March 22, 2016.
How to Lose Weight: 9 Strategies to Try
The New York Times. March 18, 2016.
Half of Americans’ Calories Come From ‘Ultra-Processed’ Foods
U.S. National Library of Medicine. March 10, 2016.
Lower Fruit, Vegetable Prices Might Save Lives
U.S. National Library of Medicine. March 1, 2016.
1 in 3 Americans Drinks Sugary Soda or Juice Daily: CDC
U.S. National Library of Medicine. February 25, 2016.
Wellness App Aims to Improve Workplace Nutrition
The New York Times. February 21, 2016.
Organic Meat and Milk Higher in Healthful Fatty Acids
The New York Times. February 15, 2016.
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP): A Primer on Eligibility and Benefits
Congressional Research Service. February 2, 2016.
Diapers or Food? A Choice No Parent Should Have to Make
The Huffington Post. February 1, 2016.
Empirical Bayes Shrinkage Estimates of State Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Participation Rates in 2011-2013 for All Eligible People and the Working Poor
Mathematica Policy Research. February 2016.
Calculating the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Program Access Index: A Step-By-Step Guide for 2014
U.S. Department of Agriculture. February 2016.
Reaching Those in Need: Estimates of State Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Participation Rates in 2013
U.S. Department of Agriculture. February 2016.
Sugary Drinks Should Not Be Purchased With Food Stamps, Says Congressional Commission
Forbes. January 6, 2016.
For More Than A Million Food Stamp Recipients, The Clock Is Now Ticking
NPR. January 31, 2016.
New Guidelines Boost Diabetes Screening For Overweight Adults
Kaiser Health News. December 4, 2015.
Eat Mediterranean diet for a healthier and younger brain
CNN. October 22, 2015.
USDA Seeks Applications for $16.8 Million in Grants to Empower SNAP Participants to Make Healthy Eating Choices
United States Department of Agriculture. October 6, 2015.
Study Highlights Which Fruits and Vegetables Can Aid Weight Loss
Medical News Today. September, 24, 2015.
Statement from Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack on New Data Showing National Food Security Rate is Strongest since before the Recession
United States Department of Agriculture. September 9, 2015.
Rates of SNAP Receipt Stabilize or Drop in All Regions for First Time Since Great Recession
University of New Hampshire. July 28, 2015.
Americans Are Finally Eating Less
The New York Times. July 24, 2015.
Plan Introduced to Close Child Nutrition Gap
The Philadelphia Tribune. July 23, 2015.
USDA Proposes New Ways to Help Meet Nutrition Needs of Low-Income, Homebound Seniors and People with Disabilities
U.S. Department of Agriculture. July 13, 2015.
Sugary drinks linked to 180,000 deaths a year, study says
Washington Post. June 29, 2015
Team Up for School Nutrition Success
U.S. Department of Agriculture. June 29, 2015
SNAP Benefit Redemptions through Farmers and Farmers Markets Show Sharp Increase
U.S. Department of Agriculture. June 25, 2015
Fact Sheet: Administration Continues Major Push to Deliver More Meals this Summer to Rural Kids
U.S. Department of Agriculture. June 22, 2015
Historic Reduction in WIC Participation
Food Business News. June 9, 2015
Food Stamp Enrollment Dips Beneath 46 Million For First Time Since 2011
Huffington Post. May 12, 2015
Safety Net More Effective Against Poverty Than Previously Thought
Center on Budget and Policy Priorities. May 6, 2015
SNAP Participants Can Now Purchase Fresh Fruit, Vegetables at More Than 6,200 Farmers Markets
USDA Press Release. May 5, 2015
WIC Works: Addressing the Nutrition and Health Needs of Low-Income Families for 40 Years
Center on Budget and Policy Priorities. May 4, 2015
Proposed Congressional Cuts to Nutrition Assistance Would Cost Jobs
Center for American Progress. April 13, 2015
Low Wages Cost U.S. Taxpayers $152.8 Billion Each Year in Public Support for Working Families
UC Berkeley Center for Labor Research and Education. April 13, 2015
5 things one executive learned from spending only $4 a day on food for 2 weeks
Business Insider. April 10, 2015
EFNEP: Delivering Nutrition Education to Limited-Resource Families
USDA Blog. April 10, 2015
4 Takeaways about the Future of Nutrition Research from the Experimental Biology Conference
International Food Information Council. April 10, 2015
How Hungry is America? One in Six Households Report Inability to Afford Enough Food.
Food Research and Action Center. April 7, 2015
USDA Awards $31 Million in Grants to Help SNAP Participants Afford Healthy Foods.
USDA Press Release. April 1, 2015
A Nutrition Prescription for a Healthier America
Huffington Post Blog. March 26, 2015
USDA Awards $200 Million for Skills Training to Help SNAP Recipients Get Good Jobs.
USDA Press Release. March 20, 2015
Exclusive Clip from Childhood Obesity Documentary ‘Bite Size’.
Indiewire. March 13, 2015
A School Garden Born in a Food Desert May Change the Way Kids Eat – and Learn.
TakePart. March 12, 2015.
Food Stamp Beneficiaries Exceed 46,000,000 for 40 Straight Months.
CNS News. March 11, 2015.
Depression Puts Low-Income Population at Even Greater Risk for Obesity and Poor Nutrition.
Medical Xpress. March 10, 2015.
Obesity Rates Can be Determined by Analyzing Sewage.
Science 2.0. March 9, 2015.
Transforming Deserts Into Farmland.
Huffington Post. March 3, 2015.
How Republicans Could Cut Food Stamps This Year
Huffington Post, March 2, 2015.
USDA Launches Initiative to Develop New Solutions to End Child Hunger.
USA.gov. March 2, 2015.
Identifying Anti-Hunger Programs That Are Effective.
Public News Service. February 25, 2015.
House, Senate GOP Looking at Food Stamp Overhaul
.Associated Press. February 24, 2015.
Highly Processed Foods Linked to Food Addiction.
The Examiner. February 23, 2015.
Better Infrastructure Would Cut Food Waste.
Wall Street Journal, February 23, 2015.
Food Habits Getting Worse Around the World.
New York Times. February 23, 2015.
The Real Bad Egg is Sugar.
New York Times. February 19, 2015.
Think of Earth, Not Just Your Stomach, Panel Advises.
Washington Post.. February 19, 2015.
Obesity in America is More About Snacks than Giant Meals.
Vox. February 17, 2015.
Sugar Warnings Could be Coming to Soda Cans and Bottles.
LA Weekly. February 12, 2015.
Hidden Hunger: American’s Growing Malnutrition Epidemic.
The Guardian. February 10, 2015.
Michelle Obama Doubles Down on Childhood Obesity Fight.
TakePart. February 6, 2015.
White Potatoes Should be Allowed Under WIC, IOM Report Says.
IOM. February 3, 2015.
‘Living in a Food Desert’ Documentary.
RVA News. February 2, 2015.
Richmond International Film Festival
at 5pm on Sunday, March 1.
The Economics of Weight Gain.
January 31, 2015. Medical Daily. A
published by the National Beureau of Economic
Nutrition Program (SNAP) Effective for Hispanic Breast Cancer Survivors.
January 30, 2015. Breast Cancer News.
If Grocery Stores Avoid Food Desserts, Why Don’t We Sell Produce at Train Stations?
January 29, 2015. TakePart.
Kentucky Expands Food Stamp Program.
January 27, 2015. WDRB.
Committee Chairman Wants Thorough Evaluation of SNAP.
January 26, 2015. AGWEEK.
How Cooking May Help Cure Obesity.
January 23, 2015. Huffington Post.
Local Missouri Bill to Impose Restrictions on TANF, SNAP.
January 21, 2015. CBSNews.
Maine Has Kicked 6500 People Off of Food Stamps This Winter.
January 21, 2015. ThinkProgress.
Nutrition Becomes a New Arena for Climate Change Politics.
January 21, 2015. Seattle Times.
Mississippi Bill Proposes Penalizing Obese Medicaid Recipients.
January 20, 2015. WJTV.
SNAP Benefits in Danger Due to Lack of Jobs, Training.
January 14, 2015. WWLP.
Head Start Programs Might Help Fight Childhood Obesity
January 13, 2015. Reuters.
Tech Companies Build Apps for SNAP and WIC Participants
December 4, 2014. Affect Magazine.
Non-Profit Ramps Up Nutrition of Food Drive Donations
November 24, 2014. NPR.
Soda Companies Increasingly Target Black and Latino Youth.
November 20, 2014. NPR.
Can Whole Foods Change the Way Poor People Eat?
November 19, 2014. Slate.
Planning Starts for Farm Bill 2019, SNAP to be Reviewed
November 19, 2014. Politico.
Kids Exposed to Pollutants Have Higher BMI, Study Says
November 17, 2014. New York Times.
To Feed the World Tackle Poverty, Bittman Says
. November 11, 2014. New York Times.
Hopeful Signs in the Fight Against Hunger in America
. November 11, 2014. NPR.
A New Resource Sheds Light on Health Effects of Added Sugar
. November 10, 2014. NPR.
Calorie Counts on Dinner Items Help Students Avoid Gaining Pounds
. November 10, 2014. Medscape.
Berkeley Soda Tax May Signal a Tipping Point in the Movement.
November 5, 2014. KHN.
Weight-Based Bullying is a Widespread Problem, Not Addressed Adequately By States
. October 29, 2014. Medscape.
The New Food Scores Database Helps Consumers Get Informed, Make Healthy Choices
October 27, 2014. New York Times.
Labeling Sodas with Exercise Equivalents Can Reduce Soda Consumption
October 16, 2014. NPR.
Micronutrient Deficiency—a Hidden Hunger—Affects 2 Billion Worldwide
October 13, 2014. International Food Policy Research Institute.
$31.5 Million from USDA to Help SNAP Participants Buy Produce
October 4, 2014. NPR.
Health Complications from Childhood Obesity Carry On Through Adulthood
September 28, 2012. BMJ.
Successful School Lunch Reforms Take Root in Some Parts of the Country
September 28, 2012. NPR.
Up to $2 billion in SNAP funds spent on sugary beverages, Rudd Center reports
September 21, 2012. Yale News.
BMJ Study: Higher BMI in Children Correlated with Less Taste Sensitivity
September 21, 2012. BMJ.
House GOP punts on farm bill
September 20, 2012. CNN.
Using video games to combat obesity
September 20, 2012. LA Times.
Eating Right for Young Athletes
September 18, 2012. New York Times.
NJ Makes Plans to Address Food Deserts Found in USDA Study
September 17, 2012. APP.
Ten Percent of U.S. Households Couldn’t Adequately Feed Kids in 2011
September 14, 2012. Washington Post.
Health Board Approves Ban on Large Sugary Drinks
September 13, 2012. New York Times.
Family, Community Ties Key To Fighting Chronic Disease Among Latinos, Officials Say
September 13, 2012. Kaiser Health News.
Door to Door in the Heartland, Preaching Healthy Living
September 11, 2012. New York Times.
Overweight Teens Typically Eat Less Than Normal-Weight Peers
September 10, 2012. MSN.
Where Cows Are Happy and Food Is Healthy
September 10, 2012. New York Times.
More Choice, and More Confusion, in Quest for Healthy Eating
September 10, 2012. New York Times.
What’s the main cause of obesity – our genes or the environment?
September 10, 2012. BMJ.
Food stamp growth started before Obama took office
September 7, 2012. Washington Post.
Disaster food stamps get federal OK in LA
September 7, 2012. WDSU.
Obesity is bad for kids’ brains
September 7, 2012. Boston.com.
Food Stamps: Fat Times For Food Companies, Recipients in $72B Program
September 7, 2012. ABCNews.
Massachusetts area schools impose restrictions on calories, sugar in lunches
September 7, 2012. Lowell Sun.
Philadelphia sees decrease in childhood obesity
September 5, 2012. Center for Disease Control and Prevention.
Regulations do change eating behavior
September 5, 2012. SFGate.
Commentary: Keep funding for nutritious food programs in Farm Bill
September 5, 2012. Houston Chronicle.
USDA: Americans receiving food stamps hits 46.7 mln people in June
September 5, 2012. Des Moines Register.
10 States that Rely on Food Stamps: USDA
September 4, 2012. BBC News.
Organic Food ‘Not Any Healthier’
September 3, 2012. BBC News.
Cheap Health Food: Tips To Combat Rising Food Prices
August 29, 2012.Huffington Post.
Why We’re So Fat: What’s Behind the Latest Obesity Rates
August 16, 2012.US News & World Report.
Food stamps don’t alter kids’ sugary drink choices
August 10, 2012.Reuter’s Health.
Food Stamps at Heart of ‘Unfinished’ Fight Over Farm Bill
August 7, 2012.PBS.
Obesity Surpasses Smoking in Terms of Ill Health Effects
August 3, 2012.Foodconsumer.org.
Food Stamps Go Further at Seattle Farmers Markets
August 3, 2012. Seattle Weekly.
Rural Lawmakers Launch Effort to Force Vote in House on Five-Year Farm Bill
August 2, 2012. The Hill.
Most Americans Ignore Truth About Obesity, Researchers Say
August 2, 2012. Fox News.
Childhood Obesity May Affect Timing of Puberty, Create Problems with Reproduction
July 31, 2012. Science Daily.
Health Experts Call Soda the New Tobacco
July 31, 2012. Indian Country Today Media Network.
Speaker Boehner Includes One-Year Extension of Farm Bill in Disaster Relief Bill
July 30, 2012. PR Newswire.
Food Stamps in Elmo’s World
July 26, 2012. New York Times.
Drought’s Effect on Crop Prices Has Food Advocates Worried
July 25, 2012. Chicago Public Media.
Strengthening SNAP Could Tackle Obesity and Food Insecurity: Policy Report
July 25, 2012. Food Navigator USA.
Farmer’s Markets Work to Entice Low Income Customers
July 24, 2012. New Hampshire Public Radio.
Hearing on Proposed NYC Sugary Drink Ban
July 24, 2012. Time Magazine.
In Defense of Food Stamps
July 23, 2012. The Atlantic.
Severely Obese Children’s Hearts Already in Danger
July 23, 2012. BBC News.
US Poverty on Track to Rise to Highest Since 1960s
July 23, 2012. Huffington Post.
Big Jump in Food Stamp Enrollment Drives Farm Bill Debate
July 22, 2012. The Oregonian.
Health Groups Call on Surgeon General for Report on Sugary Drinks
July 20, 2012. Food Safety News.
SNAP to Health Policy Recommendations
July 19, 2012. Healthy Farms, Healthy People.
Just Released: The Official SNAP to Health Policy Report and Executive Summary for Download
July 19, 2012. SNAPtoHealth.org.
Farm Bill Budget Cuts Mean Millions of Americans Will Go Hungry
July 19, 2012. The Guardian.
The Economic Case for Food Stamps
July 18, 2012. The Atlantic.
Investing in our children is investing in our future
July 18, 2012. The Hill.
Coke, Pepsi, others launch assault against NYC beverage ban
July 18, 2012. U.S.A. Today.
A Fresh Look at What School Menus Can Be
July 17, 2012. New York Times.
Sports Promote Healthy Weight in Teenagers
July 17, 2012. New York Times. A new study in the journal Pediatrics
Efforts to Tackle Global Obesity Shaping a New Investment Megatrend.
July 16, 2012. Businessweek.
American Beverage Association sponsors conference on obesity in minorities?
July 13, 2012. Food Politics.
Feeding America Warns That House Cuts to the SNAP (Food Stamp) Program Will Put Millions at Risk of Hunger
July 12, 2012. Food and Drink.
House Agriculture Committee Agrees on Farm Bill
July 12, 2012. New York Times.
Newly Identified ‘Beige Fat’ Cells Could Help Fight Obesity
July 11, 2012. ABC News.
Protect child nutrition
July 11, 2012. Journal Star.
Speaker Boehner might block farm bill
July 11, 2012.
Food stamps big issue as House Agriculture Committee takes up farm bill
. July 11, 2012. Washington Post.
Why are food stamps part of the farm bill?
July 11, 2012. Marketplace.
Malnutrition: House farm bill goes the wrong way
July 10, 2012. Salt Lake Tribune.
Despite Obesity Concerns, Gym Classes Are Cut
July 10, 2012. New York Times.
Jim Clyburn denounces food stamp cuts
July 10, 2012. Politico.
Thought the Senate’s Food Stamp Cuts Were Bad? The House Version is Worse
July 10, 2012. Atlantic.
Food-Stamps Fight, Elections Combine to Slow Farm Law
July 10, 2012. Businessweek.
Obesity vaccine takes a step forward
July 9, 2012. Los Angeles Times
A fight against sugary drinks, far from the streets of New York
July 9, 2012. Morris Daily Herald.
Childhood Obesity Challenge Launched by
American Journal of Preventive Medicine July 9, 2012.
People need more food stamps in bad economy
July 9, 2012. Syracuse.
Food Stamps: More Benefit to Big Food than to the Poor?
July 9, 2012. Time.
Tips for anti-obesity initiatives in communities
July 9, 2012. Boston Globe.
Rep. Peterson’s compromise 2012 farm bill plows rift into House Democrats
July 8, 2012. The Hill.
Anti-poverty activists denounce House farm bill
July 5, 2012. The Hill.
Fewer public schools selling sugary drinks
July 5, 2012. Reuters.
House panel’s draft of farm bill cuts $35B
July 5, 2012. The Hill.
Making Children Hanker to Eat Broccoli and Carrots
July 5, 2012. New York Times.
N.Y. faces big hit in farm bill
July 5, 2012. Poughkeepsie Journal
Is obesity simply about a lack of balance?
July 5, 2012. PLoS Blogs.
Congress must restore food aid to poor Americans
July 5, 2012. Mercury News.
Don’t cut food assistance
July 4, 2012. USA Today.
Cancer group asks U.S. to study sugary drinks, obesity
July 3, 2012. Chicago Tribune.
Obesity is often a factor in hiring
July 3, 2012. Kansas City Star.
Lobbyists face crunch time ahead of House farm bill’s release
July 2, 2012. The Hill.
Child abuse may contribute to obesity
July 2, 2012. UPI. Research published in Pediatrics
Obesity researchers study thin people for clues about hunger and metabolism
July 2, 2012. Washington Post.
Va. to stagger food-stamp payouts to ease crowding
July 2, 2012. Hampton Roads.
What Really Makes Us Fat. June 30, 2012
June 30, 2012. New York Times.
USDA Recognizes States for Exceptional Nutrition Assistance Service
June 29, 2012. FNS Communications.
The Seven Worst SNAP/Food Stamp Fast-Food Purchases
June 29, 2012. Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine
Civil War Redux in U.S. Farm Bill Debate
June 28, 2012. Bloomberg Buinessweek
Are too many denied food stamps?
June 27, 2012. WWLP.
Obesity screenings for all American adults?
June 27, 2012. The Los Angeles Times.
More people using food stamps
June 27, 2012. KLTV.
Food stamps: No SNAP for buying sugary soda pop
June 27, 2012. The News Tribune.
Passage in Senate sends farm bill to House
June 27, 2012. Midwest Producer.
How the U.S. Farm Bill Could Save Both Money and Lives in Africa
June 27, 2012. Huffington Post.
Hunger and Obesity Are Food Security Issues
June 27, 2012. Voice of America.
Obesity: Insensitive issue
June 21, 2012. Nature.
Doctors urged to be ‘gateway’ for obesity tests, treatments
June 26, 2012. USA Today.
Doctors Urged to Screen for Obesity
June 26, 2012. ABC News.
Experts Provide Insight on New Ways to Tackle Childhood Obesity
June 26, 2012. Market Watch by Wall Street Journal.
The Farm Bill’s Winners and Losers
June 26, 2012. US News and; World Report.
Obese adults should get counseling, federal task force says
June 25, 2012. Los Angeles Times.
Farm Bill: One down, One more to go
June 22, 2012. Drovers Cattle Network.
How Can a Big Gulp Look So Small?
June 21, 2012. The New York Times.
Senate Passes Farm Bill With Bipartisan Support
June 21, 2012. The New York Times.
Bipartisan effort leads to Senate OK of farm bill
June 21, 2012. The Associated Press
Senate overhauls farm bill, but time running out
June 21, 2012. Reuters
Senate bill brings some big changes to farm policy
June 21, 2012. The Huffington Post.
Farm Bill Amendment Scorecard
June 20, 2012. Food Politics.
Food Stamps can purchase seeds, local produce, and subsistence gear
June 20, 2012. The Delta Discovery
Senate Weighs Bill Overhauling Agriculture Programs
June 20, 2012. The New York Times.
Farm Bill: Latest Updates
June 20, 2012. Over 70 ammendments to the Farmbill are scheduled for a vote. Check here for the latest updates!
Politicians, health advocates seek transparency, restrictions in food stamp program
June 20, 2012. The Chicago Tribune.
Food stamps fodder for farm bill debate
June 19, 2012. UPI.
Stack of Farm Proposals Is Coming Up for Votes
June 19, 2012. The New York Times.
Farm Bill Showdowns go to Wire
June 19, 2012. Politico.
Nevada recipients of food stamps may find it harder to fill their cupboards
June 19, 2012. The Las Vegas Sun.
The Vibrant Vegan Life of an Obesity Survivor
June 19, 2012. The Huffington Post.
Food Stamp Cuts Could Hit Military Members, Veterans
June 18, 2012. The Huffington Post.
Big breakthrough on farm bill
June 18, 2012. Politico.
Senate reaches agreement on farm bill amendment, setting stage for final vote
June 18, 2012. The Washington Post.
Soda, Obesity And Your Tax Dollars At Work
June 18, 2012. The Sustainable Business Forum.
Local farmers share thoughts on farm bill
June 18, 2012. Yamhill Valley News-Register.
Senate’s farm, nutrition bill offers cornucopia of controversy
June 18, 2012. The St. Louis Beacon.
Congress shouldn’t pass Farm Bill that sacrifices food stamps
June 17, 2012. The Seattle Times.
Farm Bill Needs to Help Organic Crops Bloom
June 17, 2012. The Oregonian.
Do Food Stamps Need More Restrictions?
June 14, 2012. The Atlantic.
Senate rejects food stamp cuts
June 13, 2012. Politico.
What to expect when you’re expecting cuts to food stamps
June 13, 2012. Washington Post.
Food Stamps and the Farm Bill
June 12, 2012. New York Times.
Report wants to know how much soda is bought with food stamps
June 12, 2012. Fox News.
Living on food stamps in middle-class suburbia
June 12, 2012. CNN Money.
U.S. Sen. Scott Brown joins bid to stop big cut to food stamps
June 12, 2012. Gazette Net.
Nutrition advocates urge Congress to turn farm bill into ‘healthier food bill’
June 11, 2012. Food Navigator USA.
2012 Farm Bill faces gridlock in Congress
June 11, 2012. AgProfessional.
Fertile ground for change
June 10, 2012. Washington Post.
Virginia to change distribution schedule for monthly food stamp benefits
June 10, 2012. The News & Advance.
Obama Backs Senate Farm Bill Ending Direct Payments to Growers
June 7, 2012. Bloomberg News.
Big Cuts to Food Stamps Loom in Farm Bill, but Gillibrand Vows Fight
June 7, 2012. US News & World Report.
Interactive: Food Insecurity Rates and the Impact of Food Stamps in Texas
June 6, 2012. The Texas Tribune.
The Farm Bill Should Protect Hungry Kids, Not Subsidies for Insurance Companies
June 6, 2012. Huffington Post.
Food and Health Luminaries, Public Interest Groups Demand Healthy Food and Farm Bill
June 5, 2012. Environmental Working Group.
Opinionator: What Is Food?
June 5, 2012. New York Times.
Famous foodies oppose Senate’s Farm Bill proposals
June 5, 2012. Chicago Tribune.
Senate poised to struggle with farm bill
June 4, 2012. The Hill.
NY’s Gillibrand opposes proposed food stamp cuts
June 4, 2012. Wall Street Journal.
Las Vegas Farmers Market now Accepting Food Stamps as Cash Payment
June 4, 2012. The Guardian Express.
Real-life Hunger Games in America
June 2, 2012. New York Times.
Why Are Twinkies Cheaper Than Carrots?
June 1, 2012. Huffington Post.
Obesity intervention needed even before pregnancy, researchers say
June 1, 2012. LA Times.
Farmers market options for food stamps sought
May 31, 2012. Omaha World-Herald.
Cuomo halts fingerprinting for food stamps
May 31, 2012. Amsterdam News.
Conservative groups target farm bill
May 30, 2012. The Hill.
Good nutrition is nonpartisan
May 29, 2012. Houston Chronicle.
Food stamps: Not right time to limit benefit
May 29, 2012. The Salt Lake Tribune.
D.C. Watch: Senate to debate farm bill
May 29, 2012. AG Professional.
Batali opines on food stamps, Stewart on chicken coops
May 28, 2012. Washington Examiner.
Drop in food stamp recipients first under Obama
May 28, 2012. USA Today.
Key to More Active, Slimmer Kids: Friends
May 28, 2012. US News and World Report.
Kaiser Permanente Study Finds Childhood Obesity Greatly Increases Likelihood of a Cranial Disorder that may Cause Blindness
May 25, 2012. The Wall Street Journal.
CBO releases farm bill score
May 25, 2012. AgriPulse.
Fruit juice targeted in war on obesity
May 24, 2012. Chicago Tribune.
Washington’s fad diet: A reality check from state legislators
May 24, 2012. The Hill.
War on child obesity: out of the cafeteria and onto the playground
May 23, 2012. The Globe and Mail.
Hunger is no game
May 23, 2012. The Riverdale Press
Poll: Government should do more to ensure access to fresh, local foods
May 23, 2012. The LA Times.
New York State won’t fingerprint food stamp applicants
May 22, 2012. Newsday.
Online groceries for all, including food stamp users
Brancaccio, David. May 21, 2012. Marketplace.
Politicians, advocates make an 11th-hour push for a better farm bill
Greenaway, Twilight. May 21, 2012. Grist.
Bipartisanship Is Not Always Democratic
Narayan, Rajiv. May 20, 2012. The Huffington Post.
SNAP benefits surpass ten percent of all grocery spending
May 18, 2012. U.S. Food Policy.
SNAP Stories: ‘This Was A Lifeline’
May 18, 2012. Huffington Post.
We Need a Stronger Message in the Fight Against Obesity
May 18, 2012. Huffington Post.
Soda Makers Scramble to Fill Void as Sales Drop
May 18, 2012. Supermarket News.
Soda Makers Scramble to Fill Void as Sales Drop
May 15, 2012. New York Times.
Why so many PhDs are on food stamps
May 15, 2012. KPCC.
USOC joins Michelle Obama in battle against childhood obesity
May 15, 2012. Denver Post.
Mario Batali Food Stamp Challenge: Chef Spending $31 On Food For One Week
May 14, 2012. Huffington Post.
Farmers markets getting money to take food stamps
Breed, Allen. May 9, 2012. Business Week.
Food desert debate heats up with Mari Gallagher’s response to New York Times story
Eng, Monica. April 19, 2012. Chicago Tribune.
Ag Committee announces farm bill hearing schedule
April 19, 2012. Western Farm Press.
US House panel okays $33 billion in food stamp cuts
Gordon, Wendy. April 18, 2012. The Huffington Post.
US House panel okays $33 billion in food stamp cuts
Stephenson, Emily. April 18, 2012. Reuters.
The Sound of (Media) Silence: USDA Study on Effectiveness of Food Stamps Missing from TV News Coverage
Choi, Jeannie. April 18, 2012. Bread Blog.
Studies Question Pairing of Food Deserts and Obesity
Kolata, Gina. April 17, 2012. The New York Times.
Green Carts put fresh produce where the people are
Black, Jane. April 17, 2012. The Washington Post.
EWG Farm Bill Platform
. Sciammacco, Sara. April 16, 2012. Environmental Working Group.
Do We Need More Advice About Eating Well?
April 15, 2012. The New York Times.
GOP, Ryan budget hits poor the hardest
April 14, 2012. The News Star. T
Food stamps helped in recession, if not in politics
Sarasohn, David. April 14, 2012. The Oregonian.
Path to the 2012 Farm Bill: Senate Writes A Farm Bill
April 13, 2012. National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition.
Eligible food aid recipients must train for jobs in SC pilot program
Burris, Roddie. April 12, 2012. Herald Online.
Farm Bill 2012: ‘It’s a mess, but it’s our mess’
Greenaway, Twilight. April 12, 2012. Grist.
Poverty and Obesity: Breaking The Link
Blumenthal, Susan. April 11, 2012. The Huffington Post.
Increasing Food Stamp Benefits Could Decrease Family Homelessness in New York
. April 10, 2012. The Sacramento Bee.
Report calls for doubling national public health spending
Pecquet, Julian. April 10, 2012. The Hill.
Stabenow urged to protect food stamps
Daniels, Serena Maria. April 10, 2012. The Detroit News.
Food Stamps Helped Reduce Poverty Rate, Study Finds
Tavernise, Sabrina. April 09, 2012. The New York Times.
Playing politics with food stamps
Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-Conn). April 09, 2012. The Hill.
Empty calories in costly 2012 farm bill?
Smith, Vincent. April 09, 2012. American Enterprise Institute.
90 Hunger and Nutrition Organizations Urge Congress to Protect Nutrition Programs in the Upcoming Farm Bill
. Press Release. April 09, 2012. Market Watch.
Welfare Limits Left Poor Adrift As Recession Hit
. deParle, Jason. April 07, 2012. The New York Times.
Welfare Limits Left Poor Adrift As Recession Hit
. deParle, Jason. April 07, 2012. The New York Times.
Mari Gallagher: food desert super sleuth
. Amer, Robin. April 07, 2012. WBEZ 91.5.
Expectations tamped down for 2012 farm bill passage?
Bennett, David. April 06, 2012. Southwest Farm Press.
U.S. Senator Richard Lugar’s Farm Bill Would Eliminate Food Stamps for 74,000 in Illinois; 15,000, Chicago
April 06, 2012. The Sacramento Bee.
Farm Bill caught up in GOP budget battle
Morris, Chris. April 06, 2012. Adirondack Daily Enterprise.
Op-Ed: Keep the SNAP aid program strong
Gutow, Steve. April 05, 2012. Jewish Telegraphic Agency.
New farm bill by September? Don’t count on i
t. Smith, Ron. April 04, 2012. Bloomberg View.
End-of-Month Hunger Hurts Students on Food Stamps
. Orszag, Peter. April 03, 2012. Bloomberg View.
Do French Kids Eat Better Than American Kids?
Le Billon, Karen. April 03, 2012. Wall Street Journal.
Food Stamp use Declines Slightly
Kohan, Eddie Gehman. April 03, 2012. Obama Foodorama.
Four Ways the Farm Bill Makes Me Crazy
Imhoff, Dan. April 02, 2012. The Huffington Post.
DeLauro condemns GOP federal budget plan as one that would spread hunger
Amarante, Joe. April 02, 2012. New Haven Register.
Beyond the 2012 Farm Bill: In it for the long haul
Glickman, Dan. March 30, 2012. The Hill.
Idaho bill would stagger food stamps
Beech, Holly. March 29, 2012. Idaho Pres Tribune.
Local Food Key to Preventive Care, Says California County
Hinyub, Chris. March 28, 2012. Scene & Heard.
Dropping Natural Gas Prices Mean Tougher Times for Food Stamp Recipients
Swenson, Kyle. March 28, 2012. Scene & Heard.
Obesity rate climbs among Mexican-American adults
Hellmich, Nanci. March 28, 2012. USA Today.
Why Calories Count: The Cause of Public Health Nutrition Problems
Nestle, Marion. March 27, 2012. The Atlantic.
Food stamp program under fire
Prah, Pamela M. March 26, 2012. Boston Herald.
Get Smart About the Food Bill, Read All About it in Food Fight: A Citizen’s Guide to the Next Food and Farm Bill
Wood, Jennifer. March 26, 2012. Phoenix New Times.
Local food movement wants piece of farm bill
Barton, Paul C. March 26, 2012. Statesman Journal.
Who’s Using Government Benefits?: Mostly, The Elderly
March 25, 2012. WITN.com.
Two sides to welfare
Mayer, Gretchen. March 25, 2012. Aberdeen News.
‘The American Way of Eating’: America’s dysfunctional food system.
Moores, Alan. March 24, 2012. The Seattle Times.
Food Stamps Are Too Valuable to Waste on Junk Food
Editors. March 22, 2012. Bloomberg.
Concannon: Cutting food stamp funding would be ‘disastrous’ for Americans
March 22, 2012. Southwest Iowa News.
U.S. Underestimates Long-Term Costs of Obesity, Experts Say
Gardner, Amanda. March 21, 2012. U.S. News & World Report.
Ryan Budget Plan “Guarantees” No Farm Bill, Peterson Says
Bjerga, Alan. March 20, 2012. Bloomberg Businessweek.
Feeding America Responds to House Budget Proposal
March 20, 2012. Bradenton Herald.
Overhauling the Farm Bill: Political Wedge Issues Slowing Reform
Imhoff, Daniel. March 20, 2012. The Atlantic.
Farm Bill Could Pass Committee This Spring
Staff. March 20, 2012. Farm Futures.
The Economic Consequences of Cutting the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program
Thompson, Jeffrey & Heidi Garrett-Peltier. March 19, 2012. Center for American Progress.
Calories Are Everywhere, Yet Hard to Track
Brody, Jane. March 19, 2012. The New York Times.
Added Sugars Pile Up on Children’s Plates
Bakalar, Nicholas. March 19, 2012. The New York Times.
The Food Stamp Explosion
Taylor, Timothy. March 19, 2012. Conversable Economist.
NSAC releases 2012 farm bill platform
March 19, 2012. Western Farm Press.
“I’m on food stamps. Don’t hate me for it.”
March, Vicki Jones. March 19, 2012. Chicago Sun-Times.
Local food stamp users may soon have benefits cut
. March 18, 2012. The Athens News.
SNAP critics ignite debate: GOP attacks spur response
True, Morgan. March 18, 2012. Worcester Telegram & Gazette.
Senate Ag Committee ready to develop 2012 farm bill?
March 16, 2012. Western Farm Press.
Access to more fruits and veggies for food stamp customers
Dr. Tyeese Gains. March 15, 2012. The Grio.
Kansas food stamp policy becomes a political tangle
Bauer, Laura and Brad Cooper. March 15, 2012. Kansas City Star.
New ‘hunger snapshot’ survey by Bronx food pantry Part of the Solution shows 36% of its clients skip meals
Beekman, Daniel. March 15, 2012. NY Daily News.
Food stamp customers buy more at farmers’ markets when point-of-sale system is available
Press Release. March 15, 2012. EurekAlert!
Bread for the World Urges Congress to Safeguard Nutrition Programs in the 2012 Farm Bill
March 14, 2012. PR Newswire.
Pride and prejudice: Food assistance cuts could hit WNC hard
Dombroski, Megan. March 14, 2012. mountainx.com.
The Farm Subsidy Jackpot
Carr, Don. March 13, 2012. Environmental Working Group.
Missouri Senate Bill on Food Stamps Targets Immigrants
KQTV. March 13, 2012. OzarksFirst.com.
First lady: Anti-obesity effort not about government telling ‘people what to do’
Cohn, Alicia M. March 12, 2012. The Hill.
State Sen. Daniel Squadron, Assemblyman Keith Wright: End Food Stamp Fingerprinting
Bekiempis, Victoria. March 12, 2012. The Village Voice.
Will there be a 2012 farm bill
Ray, Daryll E and Haywood D Schaffer. March 12, 2012. AgWeek.
$10,000 state grants available for projects that increase low-income access to locally grown fresh foods
March 12, 2012. North Country Now.
Two area senators co-sponsor bill to halt test
Seder, Andrew M. March 11, 2012. The Times Leader.
Automation, care help keep Abilene-area food stamp vendors compliant
Bethel, Brian. March 10, 2012. Abilene Reporter News.
Food-stamps chief depends program in face of charges of ‘scandal’
Wolf, Isaac. March 09, 2012. ABC News.
Food Stamps Cut Number of Extremely Poor Children In Half Last Year: Study
Safdar, Khadeeja. March 09, 2012. The Huffington Post.
Wise farm-bill investments could help to boost economy and health
. Marsom, Matthew. March 07, 2012. The Hill.
Ensuring food stamp integrity
Concannon, Kevin. March 07, 2012. Politico.
Calling it a ‘food forest,’ Seattle plans park where people will be able to pick fruits, nuts
AP. March 07, 2012. The Washington Post.
Don’t blame food deserts for obesity
Kliff, Sarah. March 07, 2012. The Washington Post.
Food stamp usage twice the US average in Guam
Dillman, Meryl. March 05, 2012. Guampdn.com.
We need an Integrated Farm Bill now
March 03, 2012. Biofortified.
Measure would let drug felons get food stamps
March 03, 2012. Columbia Daily Tribune.
The Most And Least Obese States In The U.S
March 02, 2012. The Huffington Post.
House Ag Committee Sets Farm Bill Hearings
March 02, 2012. Wisconsin Ag Connection.
Food Stamp Usage Continues To Set Records
March 02, 2012. Seeking Alpha.
Food stamp rates vary racially
March 01, 2012. Caiola, Samantha. The Chicago Reporter.
Nutrition labels now on meat packages
March 01, 2012. Reuters.
Do Farm Subsidies Cause Obesity?
Shea, Christopher. February 29, 2012. The Wall Street Journal.
Court says immigrant food stamps cut constitutional
Baynes, Terry. February 29, 2012. Chicago Tribune.
Study: Kids get more added sugar from foods than drinks
Hellmich, Nanci. February 29, 2012. USA Today.
Senators block food stamp photo ID bill
Sampson, Tim. February 28, 2012. KC Community News.
Bill would require photo ID for Maine food stamp users
Russell, Eric. February 28, 2012. Bangor Daily News.
More Fort Hood Soldiers With Kids on Relief
February 27, 2012. KRISTV.com
Santorum Plan to Spur Workers by Cutting Aid Seen as Wrong Cure
Lynch, David J. February 27, 2012. Bloomberg Businessweek.
Michigan Welfare Cuts Forcing People Back To Work Or Straining Safety Net?
Ross, Janell. February 26, 2012. The Huffington Post.
Regulating Our Sugar Habit
Bittman, Mark. February 26, 2012. The New York Times.
Nearing retirement and surviving on food stamps
Quijano, Elaine. February 24, 2012. CBS News.
Families tackle Food Stamp Challenge, eating on $4.50 a day
Bauer, Laura. February 23, 2012. The Kansas City Star.
Minnesota campaign aims to expand food stamp rolls
Siple, Julie. February 23, 2012. Minnesota Public Radio.
New Food Stamp Bill in Works
Lundy, Jade. February 22, 2012. GPB News.
Cut the Debt, and Focus on Health
Cox, Craig. February 21, 2012. The New York Times.
Bans on food stamps for convicted drug users and using welfare debit cards at strip clubs moving in the House
Kam, Dara. February 21, 2012. The Palm Beach Post.
Don’t fingerprint over food stamps
Weprin, David (D-NY). February 21, 2012. Times Ledger.
Georgia Senate panel asks for food stamp training costs
Jones, Walter C. February 21, 2012. The Florida Times-Union.
Changes in food stamp program draw ire from Erie critics of asset testing
Weiss, Gerry. February 20, 2012. Erie Times-News.
Feeding a family on food stamps is a big challenge
Unruh, Tim. February 20, 2012. Salina Journal.
Pfahler, Eric. February 19, 2012. WPTV.com.
Food Stamps: Extreme Makeover
Haspel, Tamar. February 15, 2012. The Huffington Post.
Frugal Living: Take the “Food Stamp Challenge”
Bailey-Shah, Shellie. February 15, 2012. KVAL.com.
Need to Know, February 17, 2012- Food stamps, poverty in America
PBS. February 14, 2012. On this edition of Need to Know, we ask: Why are
Public-Private Partnership in California Tackles Obesity, Hunger Epidemics
Friendly, Rebecca and Araceli Ruano. February 14, 2012. Think Progress.
Is It Possible to Eat Healthy on a Food Stamp Budget?
February 14, 2012. Neighborhood Notes.
AARP to help area seniors with food stamp sign-up.
Georgia News Network. February 14, 2012. AccessNorthGa.com.
Obama’s 2013 budget includes a smattering of 2012 farm bill proposals
February 14, 2012. Western Farm Press.
Food Stamp Spending Seen Dropping in 2013 on U.S. Jobs Outlook
Bjerga, Alan. February 14, 2012. Bloomberg Businessweek.
SPLC raises food stamp issue with immigration law
Lyman, Brian. February 14, 2012. Montgomery Advertiser.
Florida House panel rejects food stamp sweets ban
Kaczor, Bill. February 13, 2012. The Miami Herald.
President Obama’s Budget Outlines Continued Commitment to Hunger
Bread for the World. February 13, 2012. The Sacramento Bee.
Hunger campaign targets new poor and elderly
Boyd, Cynthia. February 13, 2012. MinnPost.com.
Arianna Talks Safety Net Benefits on CNN’s Your Bottom Line
February 13, 2012. The Huffington Post.
Pushing to Keep Exercise in the School Curriculum
February 11, 2012. The New York Times.
How About A Nice Fresh Orange To Go With Your Cheetos?
Velez, Juan-Pablo February 11, 2012. The New York Times.
Still Hungry in America
Edelman, Marian Wright. February 10, 2012. The Huffington Post.
As Michelle Obama’s Anti-Obesity Push Turns 2, It’s Time For A Checkup
Kane, Jason and Saskia Chanoine. February 09, 2012. PBS.
In Portland food stamps-for-pizza debate, U.S. government runs hot and cold
Denson, Bryan. February 09, 2012. The Oregonian
Food stamp recipients battled stigma, pride
El-Hasan, Muhammed. February 09, 2012. dailybreeze.com.
Panel narrowly OKs Fla. food stamp sweets ban
Trans-fat blood levels plummet after FDA food-labeling regulation
Brown, David. February 08, 2012. The Washington Post.
Alabama’s immigration law: Denying children food stamps
Opinion. February 08, 2012. The Los Angeles Times.
Luis Gutierrez Rebuffs Newt Gingrich’s ‘Food Stamp President’ Claim About President Obama
February 08, 2012. The Huffington Post.
Food Stamp Eligibility Guidelines Raised By States
Hoffman, Kathy Barks. February 08, 2012. The Huffington Post.
State must expand access to food stamps
Editorial. February 08, 2012. The Sacramento Bee.
Calls for food stamps go unanswered
AP. February 07, 2012. MercuryNews.com.
Halting the childhood obesity epidemic requires support of many communities
Rep. Ron Kind (D-Wis). February 07, 2012. The Hill.
Anger bubbles up in Congress over anti-obesity ads targeting soda
Simon, Richard. February 07, 2012. The LA Times.
American kids denied food stamps in Alabama under immigration law
Goodwin, Liz. February 07, 2012. Yahoo News.
Could Taxes and Food Stamp Restrictions Tame America’s Sweet Tooth?
Aubrey, Allison. February 07, 2012. NPR.
Wal-Mart debuts “Great For You” seal.
Anderson, Mae. February 07, 2012. AP.
Food stamp fight
Levenstein, Lisa and Jennifer Mittelstadt. February 06, 2012. The Los Angeles Times.
Reader commentary behavior and food stamps
Choiniere, Paul. February 06, 2012. theday.com.
Note to Newt: Many Food Stamp Families Are Working
Burman, Len. February 04, 2012. Forbes.
Mississippi bill would force food stamp users to eat healthy
Land, Monica. February 04, 2012. The Grio.
Path to the 2012 Farm Bill: Major Factors Influencing the Debate
February 03, 2012. National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition.
Ad campaign targets those who need food aid
Julie Siple. February 03, 2012. Minnesota Public Radio.
Obama is no ‘food stamp president’
Reich, Robert. February 02, 2012. The Christian Science Monitor.
Controversial food stamp test a go
Olson, Laura. February 02, 2012. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.
USDA: Food Stamp Numbers Down
February 02, 2012. Obama Foodorama.
Food Stamps: An Economic Safety Net.
Emple, Hannah. February 02, 2012. New America
Corbett raises limit on assets for food stamps, but critics blast the idea of a test
Lubrano, Alfred. February 02, 2012. Philadelphia Inquirer.
U.S. Food Stamp Use Declined 0.2% in November, Government Says
Bjerga, Alan. February 02, 2012. Bloomberg Businessweek.
Feeding America focused on protecting nutrition programs in Farm Bill
Blog. February 01, 2012. Food Bank .
Chairwoman Stabenow Announces Farm Bill Hearings
Blog. February 01, 2012.
“Food Stamp President”- What’s the Basis of Gingrich’s Claim?
Herington, Elijah. February 01, 2012. Kansas City infoZine.
53% Favor Fingerprinting Requirement for Food Stamp Applicants
February 01, 2012. Rasmussen Reports.
Food Stamp Emergency in Monmouth County
February 01, 2012. Atlantic Highlands Herald.