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Trump Administration Forced to Pause Plan to Kick People Off Food Stamps

For years, the Trump administration has been trying to change rules concerning the Supplemental Nutrition... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
April 17, 2020
Why Isn’t Anyone From Agriculture on the White House Coronavirus Task Force?

The White House Coronavirus Task Force is the Trump administration’s central collating force for dealing... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
April 8, 2020
USDA Is Dealing With a Positive Coronavirus Test at Its Headquarters

In these early-ish days of the COVID-19 pandemic, the government is still working to figure... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
March 19, 2020
UPDATE: Bills Aim to Ensure People Have Enough Food During Coronavirus

Updated March 16th, 2020. With COVID-19 (coronavirus) panic sweeping the world, American legislators are trying... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
March 13, 2020
Farmers and the Center for Food Safety Sue USDA Over Organic Hydroponics

For years, organic advocates have spoken out against regulations over one big issue: dirt. There... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
March 11, 2020
USDA Chief Promises to Get Biofuels Back on Track

The Trump administration’s treatment of biofuels, and the farmers who grow the raw materials for... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
March 4, 2020
Wait, Is China Going to Purchase Way More Agricultural Goods Or Not?

With the release of the “Phase One” agreement aimed at resolving the destructive US-China trade... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
February 28, 2020
Brazil Announces That its Beef Will Be Exported to America

Brazil is the largest exporter of beef, and second only to the United States in... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
February 26, 2020
Stoner Crime, WOTUS, POTUS, and More: Your February Food News Round-Up

The intersections of food, farming, politics and criminal minds never ceases to produce intrigue. Here’s... (more)

Brian Barth
February 18, 2020