- Group seeks donations to help pay for summer food program Updated: May-21-15 10:10 am
BLOOMINGTON, Indiana - For about one-third of local schoolchildren, summer vacation isn't just a break from classes and homework.
- Bill allowing sugary school bake sales sent to Snyder Updated: May-19-15 4:43 pm
LANSING, Michigan - Brownies, candy and other unhealthy snacks could again be sold at in-school fundraisers under legislation finalized Tuesday in a bipartisan rebuke of a Michigan agency's decision to allow no exemptions to federal nutrition standards.
- Ala. school district offering free dinner to local children Updated: May-13-15 5:04 am
FAIRFIELD, Alabama - The superintendent of a central Alabama school district says officials are planning to expand a program that offers free dinner to local children under age 18.
- Cooperative agriculture delivery services growing Updated: May-12-15 11:28 am
WALNUT, Kansas - Twenty years ago, Darren Swartz dressed in a suit and tie each day as a sales representative for a Kansas City-based pharmaceutical company. He grew hot peppers in pots on his urban patio.
- School nutrition director suspended for serving up old meat Updated: May-08-15 5:40 pm
ROGERSVILLE, Tennessee - A school nutrition director has been suspended after serving 4- to 6-year-old pork to students.
- New income guidelines released for nutrition program Updated: May-02-15 9:01 am
PIERRE, South Dakota - The South Dakota Department of Health has released new income guidelines for a federal nutrition program that assists mothers, infants and children.
- Simmons of 'Top Chef' joins school nutrition effort in NYC Updated: Apr-30-15 5:00 pm
NEW YORK - "Top Chef" judge Gail Simmons is joining anti-hunger advocates and the officials who serve 850,000 New York City school meals a day to raise awareness of childhood nutrition issues.
- Genetic testing moves into world of employee health Updated: Apr-28-15 8:41 pm
Your employer may one day help determine if your genes are why your jeans have become too snug.
- Lawmakers to hold hearing on food stamp, drug screen bills Updated: Apr-28-15 3:15 pm
MADISON, Wisconsin - Republican legislators have introduced a set of bills that would require food stamp users to buy healthy food and require drug screening for state job training program applicants and some unemployment benefit claimants.