Yesterday, Sonny Perdue, the head of the United States Department of Agriculture announced a final rule change to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP. That program provided food stamps to at least 39 million people in 2018, but Purdue says the system has gotten away from its original intent. “Our purpose is to restore […]
A proposed federal rule change would mean some Wisconsinites would no longer be eligible for food stamps if it takes effect. WORT producer Chali Pittman has the story.
Is your organic food really “organic?” Joining us by phone to talk about his ongoing investigations of organic agriculture is Washington Post reporter Peter Whoriskey. He works on projects in business, healthcare, and health. Farmers hoping to benefit from the advantages of being USDA-organic certified go through a long, costly process to become a certified […]