The number of U.S. households where people don’t get enough to eat dropped significantly last year, but the level of food insecurity still remains higher than before the 2008 recession, according to a USDA report.
Republican lawmakers are threatening to cut off U.S. funding for the World Health Organization’s cancer research program over its finding that the active ingredient in the herbicide Roundup is probably carcinogenic to humans. Read more
It’s time for another farm bill to be born. Interest groups of all flavors are actively gathering the stats, pacts, opinions and facts they will swing to mold into life a complicated, regionally contentious piece of legislation. Read more