A judge has tossed out a U.S. Department of Agriculture rule that would have limited food stamps, noting that during the pandemic "SNAP rosters have grown by over 17 percent with over 6 million new enrollees." Here, a sign alerts customers about food stamps at a store in New York City.
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Nathan Apodaca's TikTok video, in which he longboards to Fleetwood Mac's "Dreams," has catapulted him to viral fame. Here, he is standing in the pickup truck given to him by Ocean Spray. In his video, Apodaca sips from a bottle of Ocean Spray's Cran-Raspberry juice.
Brandi Mack, a community organizer and food security activist, at the urban farm she helped create at Castlemont High School in Oakland, Calif. She hopes the Freedge movement proves sustainable.
Boxes of Uncle Ben Converted Rice on a store shelf. Mars, Incorporated announced on Wednesday that it is changing the name of the brand to Ben's Original.
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Sizzler USA has filed for bankruptcy as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and related restrictions. Here, drivers pass a closed Sizzler restaurant in Montebello, Calif.
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A worker pushes a cart past refrigerators at a Home Depot in Boston in January, before the coronavirus pandemic threw a monkey wrench into the supply and demand of major appliances.
Before massive wildfires broke out in California, farmworkers already had to take extra precautions for COVID-19. Now they must worry about dangerous air from wildfires. In this photo, farmworkers arrive early in the morning to begin harvesting on April 28 in Greenfield, Calif.
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A person buys soda at a convenience store in San Luis Potosi, Mexico, on April 13. The country has high levels of obesity and medical conditions that health authorities warn are related to a diet high in soda and processed foods.
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Cooked lobsters are seen in Bernard, Maine. The U.S. lobster industry has been at a competitive disadvantage in Europe ever since Canada struck its own trade deal with the European Union three years ago.
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Monica Muthuma has been selling fruits, vegetables and dawa for five years at this stand. Since the pandemic began peaking in Kenya, she says, her ginger-infused drink has taken center stage at her store.
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