The vast majority of hospitalized COVID-19 patients are overweight. Why won’t the government stop subsidizing junk food?
The president has been criticized for politicizing aid as the election draws closer.
Anti-competitive regulations have made Americans far too reliant on mega meat processors. It's time to level the playing field.
When it comes to the food economy, government should remember that workers and consumers call the shots.
The FDA has relaxed some labeling laws in order to allow restaurants to sell groceries, but it could do more.
This is just the latest petty development in what is an ugly, mostly partisan dance.
"I would have to grow at least three times as many plants under the USDA rule to produce the same amount of CBD as I get out of one plant now."
It's time to let the free market dictate dairy production.
A new bill would end the USDA's practice of euthanizing kittens after feeding them parasite-infected meat.
Despite the recent recalls, America's food supply is remarkably safe. But it's not now, and likely won't ever be, perfectly safe.
Thousands of cats have been killed over 50 years of experiments. Why is the USDA denying feline fatality FOIA requests?
Once again, bad laws beget bad regulations
Outdated regulations are hampering the beef meat industry.
The U.S. Cattlemen's Association petitioned the USDA to declare that "meat" and "beef" exclude products not "slaughtered in the traditional manner."
Poor people are likely to make better food choices for themselves than the government.
When it comes to the FDA and USDA, where's the scaling back of rules?
Two new efforts in Washington seek to rein in the subsidies.
Law amended to make sure meat processors comply with federal regulations.
Bad mandates result in uneaten foods. Schools figure out how to respond.
Two lawsuits and action in Congress indicate wasteful, unconstitutional mandates may be on their way out.
States could set their own rules for meat that's processed and sold within their own borders.
Efforts to combat the problem continue to bump up against idiotic and outrageous laws.
Taxpayers be warned.
Should we expect a scaling back of regulations or even repeals?
USDA's diet guidelines are a mess because the information it uses is suspect.
The feds are bailing out dairy producers. Here's why that's a terrible and wasteful mistake.
Hurting farmers and consumers. Squeezing out competitors. Forcing production abroad. Causing food waste. What's not to love?
It's based on research and sharing information, not on more regulations.
The label failed to earn the support of farmers, ranchers, and customers.
Nina Teicholz, critic of a federal dietary guidance committee, talks about her work.