nutrition

Woman and man sitting behind table full of vegetables (USAID)

U.S. to tackle food insecurity during U.N. events

Armed conflict, climate crises and supply chain delays are among main causes of food insecurity. Learn more about U.S. food relief efforts.
Young boy, seen from rear, standing before two women in gowns and masks (© Andre Coelho/Getty Images)

World Health Day: Making the world safer for everyone

The U.S. and international partners are combating threats to global health, from COVID-19 and other diseases to malnutrition.
Shakuntala Haraksingh Thilsted smiling and holding up skewer of fish in market (Courtesy of World Food Prize)

Ending food insecurity through small fisheries

2021 World Food Prize laureate Shakuntala Thilsted is the first woman of Asian heritage to receive the prize, for her work on fish farming.
City skyline at night with bridge in front (© Rob Greebon/Alamy)

Blue Zones help many Americans stay healthy

Learn how 56 American cities are teaming up with the Blue Zones organization to improve the health and vitality of their communities.
Hands holding jar with label showing nutrition facts (© Shutterstock)

How the U.S. Food and Drug Administration protects public health

On World Food Safety Day, learn about the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, which ensures that the products people eat and drink are safe.
Wheat field with sun near horizon (© Ricardo Reitmeyer/Shutterstock)

U.S. food programs help children and farmers worldwide

The United States is providing food to children and trade aid to farmers worldwide. Learn more about U.S. efforts to fight hunger.
Two smiling boys at table with food in room full of other sitting kids (Alison Harding/USAID)

Nobel Prize shines light on U.N. work to end hunger

Learn more about the United Nations' World Food Programme, which won the prestigious 2020 Nobel Peace Prize for its worldwide efforts to fight hunger.
Woman sitting with blanket over shoulders and holding baby (© Dolores Ochoa/AP Images)

Venezuelan women, families suffer under Maduro’s chaos

U.N. Human Rights Commissioner Michelle Bachelet reports that women and children continue to suffer from malnutrition in Venezuela. And it's getting worse.
Woman feeding baby held by another woman (© Rodrigo Abd/AP Images)

Under Maduro, babies are victims [graphic]

A worsening heath crisis in Venezuela, brought on by the illegitimate Maduro regime's corruption, has led to a sharp spike in infant death.