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Archived Press Releases

03/23/2016

SNAP Employment, Training a USDA Priority

03/18/2016

SNAP Process, Technology Improvement Grants Application Announced

03/15/2016

Farm to School Programs Invest Nearly $800 Million in Local Economies

03/09/2016

USDA Announces Grants to Support Strategies to Reduce Child Food Insecurity in Rural Communities

03/07/2016

USDA Celebrates 50 Years of School Breakfast, Offers $6.8 Million in Grants to Support Healthy School Meals

03/02/2016

USDA Selects Ten States for Job-Driven SNAP Employment and Training Project

02/29/2016

USDA Improves the WIC Shopping Experience to Better Serve our Nation’s Low-Income, New and Expecting Mothers and Their Young Children

02/16/2016

USDA Proposes Policies to Improve Food Access, Healthy Choices for Low-income Americans

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