Archived Press Releases

01/03/2014

USDA Makes Permanent Meat and Grain Serving Flexibilities in National School Lunch Program

12/18/2013

USDA Awards Grants for New School Food Service Equipment to Help Schools Improve the Quality of Meals

12/05/2013

Study Shows Strong Nutrition Education Can Lead to Healthier Food Choices by Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Recipients

11/19/2013

USDA Announces Additional Support to Help Schools Buy Local

10/22/2013

USDA Celebrates National Farm to School Month

09/04/2013

Statement from Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack on Household Food Security in the United States

08/15/2013

USDA Releases New Report on Trafficking and Announces Additional Measures to Improve Integrity in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program

07/24/2013

Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces Results of Healthy Incentives Pilot; Discusses Additional USDA Efforts to Encourage Healthier SNAP Purchases

06/27/2013

Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Highlights New "Smart Snacks in School" Standards; Will Ensure School Vending Machines, Snack Bars Include Healthy Choices

06/10/2013

USDA Promotes Efforts to Ensure Children Have Access to Healthy Food during the Summer Months

05/14/2013

USDA Announces Results in Ongoing Effort to Improve SNAP Integrity

04/29/2013

USDA Expands Support for Farmers Markets to Accept Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Benefits

04/24/2013

New Research Shows Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Supports Healthy Diet Choices among Participants

04/24/2013

Agriculture Secretary Joins Nutrition Partners to Launch Childhood Hunger Campaign

04/18/2013

Agriculture Secretary Visits San Diego Summer Meals Site; Calls on Communities to Help Ensure Children Have Access to Healthy Food Year Round

04/12/2013

USDA Calls on Communities to Help Fill the Summer Meal Gap; Ensure Children Have Access to Healthy Food Year Round

04/03/2013

USDA Partners with More States to Boost Program Integrity; Protect Taxpayer Investment

03/28/2013

Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Outlines USDA Efforts to Raise a Healthier Generation of Americans; Highlights Efforts to Increase Access to Affordable and Healthy Food

03/28/2013

SNAP Nutrition Education Grants Program Streamlined, Will Focus on Critical Problem of Obesity

03/20/2013

USDA Announces New Partnership with States to Strengthen Integrity of Nation’s Most Vital Nutrition Assistance Program