The contents of a specially prepared box of food at a food bank distribution in Petaluma, Calif., part of a research project with Feeding America to try to improve the health of diabetics in food-insecure families.

Doctors say cutting food stamps could backfire

WASHINGTON (AP) — Doctors are warning that if Congress cuts food stamps, the federal government could be socked with bigger health bills. Maybe not immediately, they say, but over time if the poor wind up […]


UCLA study: Food insecurity 'skyrocketed' in Calif. during recession

(CNS) – About 3.8 million Californians could not afford to consistently feed themselves or their families during the Great Recession, according to a UCLA study released today. Low-income families, households with children and Latinos suffered […]



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