The White House unveiled the "Farmers to Families Food Box Program." While many dairy groups praise the program, saying it hits all stops of the supply chain, some produce companies say it misses the mark.
Dairy farmers, who are struggling with widespread industry consolidation, low prices and declining demand, are becoming even more fed up with all the non-dairy products in the grocery store labeled as milk.
Touting success in securing tax reform and cutting regulations in his first year in office, President Trump vowed progress on infrastructure and immigration policy during his first State of the Union Address.
Dairy farmers got a couple of wins in the Senate when a bill with the goal of defunding the FDA's enforcement of food labels failed and a piece of legislation with the goal of sparking innovation in processing passed.
Dubbing it a “Blue Apron-type” program, the White House wants to shift some Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program dollars from purchases at retail stores to boxes of non-perishables shipped to homes.
Squabbles over language are erupting across the food business as established definitions for meat, mayonnaise and milk are also challenged by the likes of lab-grown 'meat', vegan spreads and almond drinks.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) and Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will both be involved in regulatory oversight of cell-culture food originating from livestock and poultry, also known as "fake meat."
Thirty-two million food boxes have been delivered as part of USDA’s Farmers to Families Food Box Program. The Food Bank of Northern Indiana shows how the program is making a difference in people’s lives.