In the midst of a recovering economy, low unemployment and nearly non-existent inflation, the fact remains that nearly one in seven Americans still goes to bed hungry each night.
After a difficult divorce, Ashley Tyrner ended up pregnant and on food stamps in New York City—and without a college education. She landed a job in fashion to get back on her feet, and then she founded an organic produce delivery start-up called Farmbox Direct.
A new study shows one in three workers in the sector don't earn enough to stay off public assistance.
Despite an improved economy, every single county in America is facing hunger, according to Feeding America.
About one million Americans will be affected by changes in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.
Two New York state senators want to prevent people from using food stamps to purchase junk and luxury food items.
The system is failing for millions of working Americans who can't feed their families, says FEED founder Lauren Bush Lauren.
All eyes have been on Gwyneth Paltrow this week, to see if she could survive on $29 worth of food for the week; but did she manage?
The drop in participation in the federal food stamp program is widespread; some 47 states have seen cuts in their rolls.
CNBC's Allison Linn reports on a new, in-depth analysis of who actually used the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, the federal food stamp program. A big surprise for researchers; 45 percent of the participants are under age 18.
Amid all the wrangling over how much the government should spend on the modern-day food stamp program, many may not realize who gets these benefits.
Connecticut and New York have found a way around federal budget cuts that played a central role in the massive farm bill passed this month.
Look no further than your dinner plate to understand how the new farm bill affects you.
Discussing Wal-Mart's sales, and the impact from emerging markets, with Patrick McKeever of MKM Partners. "The underpinnings of consumer spending are actually a little bit better than a year ago," he says.
Discussing the potential for Satya Nadella to take over for Steve Ballmer as CEO at Microsoft, with Kara Swisher, co-executive editor of Re/code. Swisher also discusses Bill Gates' role on the board.
CNBC's Jim Cramer discusses whether potential Steve Ballmer successor EVP of cloud and enterprise at Microsoft Satya Nadella can make the company stronger.
CNBC's Jim Cramer shares his opinions on the potential of Amazon raising the price of its Prime service, and Google's "fabulous earnings call."
CNBC's Jim Cramer provides perspective on news Wal-Mart lowered its guidance for the current quarter.
Benefit cuts to food stamp effective Nov. 1 will impact a near-record 47.6 million Americans, but CNBC's Jeff Cox reports those cuts will be felt throughout the economy.
David Dillon discusses his company's strategy to keep prices low while still creating shareholder value.