Republicans argue the SNAP program would be more efficient if it were run by states. Meanwhile, the Obama administration is funding an initiative to move recipients into jobs.
Concoctions that seem to break caloric records are a central part of the rodeo food experience. If you're going to indulge, a Texas dietitian offers tips to help keep you from popping a belt buckle.
The results are in from a long-running study of three different ways to house egg-laying chickens. It found that more hens survive in cages, and cages are cheaper. But consumers prefer cage-free eggs.
In Spanish villages, townspeople gather at dawn to collectively slaughter a pig, then prepare every last bit as food, even the ears. The ancient ritual, called matanza, is now drawing foodie tourists.
Some farmers won't break even this planting season, and may have to tap into their savings. Many Corn Belt towns depend largely on these farmers and businesses linked to farming.
From 3,000-year-old peat bogs to 19th-century Brazil to modern foodies, the love of Irish butter has spread far. The secret to Ireland's deliciously rich, creamy butter is in its rolling green hills.
You'd think the British would have their tea down by now. But The Telegraph says most brew their tea incorrectly, letting it steep for just two minutes instead of at least five.
The company's attempt to talk about race relations has met some blunt opposition — and snark.
Heirloom peach trees, and an essay about them, turned one California farm into a landmark of local food. It's now the scene of another unconventional choice: a daughter's return to take the helm.