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Archived Press Releases

04/01/2015

USDA Awards $31 Million in Grants to Help SNAP Participants Afford Healthy Foods

03/20/2015

USDA Awards $200 Million for Skills Training to Help SNAP Recipients Get Good Jobs

03/16/2015

USDA Announces $97 Million Available to Expand Access to Healthy Food, Support Rural Economies

03/09/2015

USDA Announces Nationwide Expansion of Team Up for School Nutrition Success Initiative

03/06/2015

USDA Awards Grants to Support Schools Serving Healthier Meals and Snacks

03/04/2015

Good News for Parents: New Study Shows Kids Eating More Healthy Food at School, Throwing Less Food Away

03/04/2015

USDA Sets Goal of Serving 200 Million Summer Meals, Observes Program’s 40th Anniversary

03/02/2015

USDA Launches Initiative to Develop New Solutions to End Child Hunger

02/27/2015

USDA Announces Grants to Support Updated Professional Standards in School Nutrition Programs

01/09/2015

USDA Proposes New Science-Based Meal Patterns for Child and Adult Care Food Program

12/09/2014

More Than Half of High-Poverty Schools Now Offer Free Meals to all Students

12/08/2014

USDA Selects States for Participation in the Pilot Project for Procurement of Unprocessed Fruits and Vegetables

12/02/2014

USDA Announces New Support to Help Schools Purchase More Food from Local Farmers

11/14/2014

USDA Explores Cost Effective Ways to Improve Summer Food Access for Kids

10/22/2014

USDA’s WIC Program Has Provided Nutrition Support for New Mothers, Young Children for Over 40 Years

10/17/2014

USDA Awards Funding for Regional Centers of Excellence in Nutrition Education and Obesity Prevention

09/30/2014

USDA Awards Grants to Help States Cut Down on SNAP Benefit Trafficking

09/29/2014

USDA Announces up to $31 Million to Empower People to Make Healthy Eating Choices

09/26/2014

USDA Awards Grants to Improve SNAP Processing and Enhance Employment and Training Programs

09/22/2014

USDA Requests Applications for Rural Child Poverty Nutrition Center