Food obtained for free at school or work makes up an important part of the nutrition safety net for low-income households in the U.S., but much of it is of low nutritional quality.
A U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) pilot program that allows people receiving Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits to purchase groceries online has improved recipients’ access to healthy food and their ability to social distance, according to a…
Eric Rimm, professor in the Departments of Epidemiology and Nutrition at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, discussed the recently released 2020–2025 U.S. Dietary Guidelines.
The COVID-19 pandemic has pushed worldwide food insecurity to its highest levels in decades.
A new model predicts that after 2021, the number of people with moderate and severe food insecurity will begin to slowly decline.
As a result of the economic consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic, one in five U.S. households lacks adequate food.