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Archived Press Releases

02/10/2016

Fact Sheet: USDA Assistance to Residents Affected by the Water Emergency in Flint, Michigan

02/10/2016

USDA to Temporarily Allow WIC Funds to be Used for Lead Testing for Flint-Area WIC Recipients, Announces Other Measures to Expand Access to Healthy Foods

02/05/2016

USDA, NFL, Fuel Up to Play 60 Partner to Award $35 Million to Help Schools Serve Healthier Meals, Strengthen Childhood Nutrition

02/03/2016

USDA Kicks Off Expansion of the Team Up for School Nutrition Success Initiative

02/01/2016

Firms Sought as Volunteers for SNAP Home Food Delivery Pilot

01/27/2016

FACT SHEET: Obama Administration Announces Major Investments in Preventing Child Hunger

01/25/2016

Obama Administration to Partner with 27 Communities to Boost Neighborhood Revitalization through Local Food Enterprises

01/20/2016

Statement from Secretary Tom Vilsack on Senate Progress to Reauthorize Child Nutrition Programs

01/07/2016

HHS and USDA Release New Dietary Guidelines to Encourage Healthy Eating Patterns to Prevent Chronic Diseases

12/09/2015

FACT SHEET: White House Report Highlights New Research on SNAP’s Effectiveness and the Importance of Adequate Food Assistance

12/01/2015

USDA Hosts Prize Challenge to Generate Innovative Ideas for Electronic, Error-Reducing Version of the School Meal Programs Application

11/23/2015

USDA Awards $2 Million for Nutrition Education and Obesity Prevention Research

10/29/2015

USDA to Establish First-Ever SNAP Employment & Training Center of Excellence

10/26/2015

Secretary Vilsack Announces Additional Progress in Addressing Childhood Hunger, Applauds Pediatricians for their Commitment

10/20/2015

New USDA Data Show Growing Farm to School Efforts Help to Reduce Plate Waste, Increase Student Participation in Healthier School Meals Program

10/15/2015

USDA Announces Expanded Training and Technical Assistance for School Meals through its Team Up for School Nutrition Success Training Initiative

10/08/2015

USDA Helps States Improve Technology to Combat Trafficking of SNAP Benefits

10/06/2015

USDA Seeks Applications for $16.8 Million in Grants to Empower SNAP Participants to Make Healthy Eating Choices

10/02/2015

USDA Awards $34.3 Million to Support Communities' Local Foods Infrastructure, Increase Access to Fruits and Vegetables

10/02/2015

FNS Approves Hot Food Purchases in Select Areas in Response to the Butte Fires in California