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Archived Press Releases

09/19/2016

USDA Awards $2 Million in Grants to Support WIC Participation through Age 5

09/15/2016

USDA Seeks Retailer Volunteers for SNAP Online Purchasing Pilot

09/13/2016

USDA Announces Availability of $5 Million in Farm to School Grants to Increase Local Foods in Schools

09/09/2016

USDA Awards Grants to Boost Access to Farmers Market, Nutritious Foods for SNAP Participants

09/07/2016

Statement from Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack on the Significant Decrease in Household Food Insecurity in the United States

09/06/2016

USDA Announces $6.7 million in Grants for Child Care & Schools during the Back to School Season

08/31/2016

USDA Announces Selected Organizations to Better Connect Low-Income Elderly and Disabled Americans with Healthy Food

08/25/2016

USDA Awards Grants to Improve SNAP Processing, Technology

07/22/2016

Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces Substance Misuse Prevention Resources for Low Income Pregnant Women and Mothers In Order to Battle the Opioid Epidemic

07/21/2016

USDA Announces Additional Efforts to Make School Environments Healthier

06/15/2016

USDA Increases Assistance to Flint Families with Delivery of Nutritious Food Packages

06/08/2016

Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces $16.8 Million in Grants to Encourage Healthy Food Purchases for SNAP Participants

06/07/2016

Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Joins Education Secretary King and Virginia First Lady McAuliffe to Celebrate National Summer Meals Program Kick-Off

06/02/2016

USDA Publishes Guide to Help Convenience Stores Sell Healthier Foods

05/11/2016

Report Shows Monthly Summer EBT Benefit Reduces Food Insecurity in Children, Improves Nutrition

05/03/2016

USDA Makes Funds Available to State Agencies to Help Keep Young Children in WIC

04/22/2016

USDA Announces Effort to Strengthen Nutrition among Young Children, Create Healthy Habits Early

04/08/2016

Statement from Agriculture Secretary Vilsack on Child Nutrition

04/08/2016

USDA Announces Awardees of Summer EBT Grants, Extends Benefits to Flint, Michigan and Other High-Need Areas

03/31/2016

USDA Announces Winners of Innovation Challenge Aimed at Improving Access to School Meals