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Archived Press Releases

04/18/2014

USDA Awards Grants for New School Food Service Equipment to Help Schools Dish Up Healthy Meals

03/27/2014

Agriculture Secretary Visits Chicago School to Help Increase Access to the Summer Meal Program in Illinois

03/25/2014

SNAP Integrity Efforts Reduce Fraud

03/20/2014

USDA Demonstration Projects Will Provide Funding To Fight Hunger, Nourish Families

03/12/2014

USDA Announces Support for Smarter Lunchrooms

02/28/2014

USDA Finalizes Changes to the WIC Program, Expanding Access to Healthy Fruits and Vegetables, Whole Grains, and Low-Fat Dairy for Women, Infants, and Children

02/19/2014

USDA Announces Fiscal Year 2015 Farm to School Grants to Continue Efforts to Increase Local Foods in Eligible Schools

02/14/2014

Obama Administration Announces Additional Assistance to Californians Impacted by Drought

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