The “Dakota Queen,” piloted by George McGovern, had been hit hard by enemy fire while over the Skoda works at Pilsen, Czechoslovakia – a facility that produced arms for the Nazis. One engine had fallen off and the other was in flames. The plane was going down. McGovern quickly launched his bombs, turned the plane…

Over the past three days Food Safety News has chronicled the nutritional challenges facing Native Americans today and what is being done to face them. On Wednesday, after this series was published, the Obama Administration announced this year’s recipients of an annual grant to improve nutritional education in Native American communities.

At a meeting of …

Editor’s Note: This article is the second in a three-part series on health issues linked to nutritional problems in American Indian communities and what is being done to combat them. The first installment is available here

Tribal communities nationwide are working to fight the trend toward obesity and its resulting health consequences.

Nutritionists such…

At a time when more and more people are relying on nutrition assistance programs, the government is signaling its commitment to improving these initiatives. 

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Friday awarded $2.2 million in grants that will help it evaluate and enhance its food assistance programs. 

The money was divided between 10 research projects …