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The government shutdown has cut off federal funding for WIC, leaving low-income moms and babies across the country who rely on the program vulnerable.
A federal judge on Friday temporarily halted plans by companies in New Mexico and Iowa to start slaughtering horses next week.
Schools are having a difficult time meeting new federal requirements for leaner student lunches championed by First Lady Michelle Obama and in some cases are adding less healthy foods to meet calorie limits, investigators have found.
Almost 80 percent of the Senate's proposed farm bill — a $955 billion measure — will be used to pay for food stamps in the coming decade.
Does the secretary of agriculture need unlimited power over farmers to protect them against themselves? The Supreme Court might finally settle this issue in an imminent decision on one of USDA's most bizarre regimes.
A federal welfare program that provides food to impoverished mothers and young children has continued paying vendors that have been caught overcharging the government or handing out spoiled foods, an investigation found.
It was among the more obscure programs tucked into the 2009 stimulus law, a $145 million Agriculture Department effort to buy easements from landowners to help restore natural floodplains.
The White House announced Tuesday that it is canceling tours of the president's home for the foreseeable future as the sequester spending cuts begin to bite and the administration makes good on its warnings of painful decisions.
Steps that retailers, restaurants and others are taking as part of Michelle Obama's campaign to reduce childhood obesity.