Trump Administration Getting Closer to Requiring Drug Tests for SNAP Recipients
If implemented, these requirements may affect 2 million people.
This Bizarre Video Game Clowns On Trump's Proposed Pig Slaughter Policy
What's better than shooting fecal matter showering from the sky with mustard lasers from a hot dog?
Trump's USDA Withdraws Animal Welfare Rules for Organic Producers
The regulations would have required meat and egg producers to upgrade indoor and outdoor spaces for animals and to improve treatment for sick livestock.
For the First Time in 13 Years, US Beef Is Sent to China
Even “currency manipulators” like a good bone-in ribeye.
Calorie Counts Face an Uncertain Future Under Trump
This week, we saw major blows to nutrition advancements made during the Obama-era. Are we entering a Dark Age for food policy in America?
Here's How the USDA Would Be Affected by Trump's Proposed Budget Cuts
Concerns are running high that everyone from farm workers to seniors could see their resources dwindle under the new budget.
This Could Be the Easiest Solution to Confusing Expiration Date Labels
These labels contribute significantly to the $162 billion of food thrown out every year in America.
Chill Out, Beef Heart Has Been Allowed in Burgers for Decades
Confusion over existing USDA standards recently led to a spate of headlines proclaiming that beef heart would soon make an appearance in American ground beef. We regret to inform you that it may have been there all along.
Food Safety Is in Danger Under the Trump Administration's Federal Hiring Freeze
While the sudden freeze on testing might not sound like that big of a deal to the average American, consider the fact that the FSIS is responsible for ensuring the safety of all meat, poultry, catfish, and processed egg products sold in the US.
What Would Censorship of the USDA Mean for America?
We reached out to food policy experts to find out what they made of this turn of events—and what the USDA’s flip flop means about transparency for the American public.
Obama’s Organic Ruling Will Greatly Improve the Welfare of Farm Animals
The ASPCA says: “This historic move by the USDA marks the first comprehensive set of regulations governing the on-farm treatment of animals ever issued by the federal government."
We Asked Policy Experts How Jeff Sessions Could Dismantle America's Food Stamp Programs
As attorney general, Sessions will have a huge platform upon which to influence the federal food stamp program, officially known as SNAP.
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