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Supplement makers settle fraud charges with Maine's AG, FTC

Maine Attorney General Janet Mills says a health products company and its owner are settling charged brought by herself and the Federal Trade Commission that alleged they deceived consumers
Published: 12/04/17

Challenge aims to get more students eating breakfast

One in six Virginia children live in families that struggle with hunger
Published: 12/03/17

DOJ investigating Mississippi over ex-food stamps program

The U.S. Department of Justice is investigating whether the Mississippi Department of Human Services manipulated federal reporting within a public assistance program formerly known as food stamps
Published: 11/30/17

Trump administration halts school lunch salt reduction

Same amount of salt, fewer whole-grains: Trump administration halts Obama-era school lunch plans
Published: 11/29/17
Don't blanch: The secret to sauteeing vegetables is a boil

Don't blanch: The secret to sauteeing vegetables is a boil

This recipe for weekday side dish calls for broccoli but you could easily substitute cauliflower or carrots or asparagus, depending on what's in season or what's on sale or what's hanging out in your crisper drawer.
Published: 11/29/17

Feds giving Maine nutrition center $400K to grow local food

Maine's U.S. senators say the federal government is awarding $400,000 to a Lewiston nutrition center to develop local food systems
Updated one month ago

Correction: Food-Healthy-Shepherd's Pie story

Correction: Food-Healthy-Shepherd's Pie story
Published: 12/12/17

Report: Hunger in Rhode Island on the rise

A new report on hunger in Rhode Island says it's on the rise, and says the problem-plagued launch of a new state computer system is hindering enrollment in food stamps
Updated one month ago

ACLU brings back hotline for food stamp processing delays

The American Civil Liberties Union is bringing back its hotline for people having trouble getting their food stamp applications processed quickly
Updated one month ago

Beyond turkey sandwiches, lawmakers face lots of leftovers

New Hampshire lawmakers will face hundreds of new bills when they return to work in January, but they also have to deal with more than 100 they delayed action on this year
Updated one month ago