Offering families financial assistance to purchase food in the summer improved school-aged children’s food security by 20 percent and boosted the quality of their diets.
Stores market sugary drinks more heavily during Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefit issuance days, according to a new study.
Having a garden at school might influence whether vegetables are available to children at home, a forthcoming study finds.
What is the microbiome? We highlight recent research on the unique communities of trillions of bacteria that we all host.
Foodborne illness can hide in our favorite comestibles. Luckily, researchers are developing tools to identify outbreaks and mitigate risks.
Do food labels work? This roundup highlights studies that explore effects of food labeling campaigns on consumer perceptions and purchases.
Genetically engineered corn has a higher yield than similar non-GE varieties and lower levels of commonly occurring toxins.
Grocery stores raise prices to offset hikes in the minimum wage, a new study suggests. Poor households are impacted most.
For as many diet plans as there are, even more research on weight loss exists. This roundup selects new and relevant findings in the field.
The United States produces over 1 million barrels of ethanol a day, mostly from corn, to be mixed into gasoline. But is it cleaner? And are the government’s economic incentives having intended consequences? We review the research.