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Archived Press Releases

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

09/25/2015

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

09/25/2015

Q&A for SNAP Recipients in the Event of a Government Shutdown

09/16/2015

USDA Awards Grants to Improve SNAP Processing, Technology

09/11/2015

New Report Shows Farm to School Grants Have Increased Likelihood that 6.9 Million Kids Will Eat More Healthy Food at School, Created New Local Market Opportunities for Farmers

09/08/2015

Secretary Tom Vilsack Joins Key Leaders from American Academy of Pediatrics and Pew Charitable Trusts to Call on Congress to Reauthorize Strong Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act

09/08/2015

Transcript - National Press Club Newsmaker News Conference on National Child Nutrition Strategy

09/08/2015

USDA Awards $8 Million to Support Healthier Foods in Schools and Child Care Centers

08/17/2015

USDA Continues to Support and Help Schools Serve Healthier Meals Heading into the 2015 School Year