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Last Modified: 01/14/2014
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07/12/2011 Agriculture Deputy Secretary Highlights School Meal Improvements to National School Nutrition Advocates
02/09/2011 Agriculture Deputy Secretary Merrigan Announces Childhood Obesity Prevention Grant to North Carolina State University
06/07/2011 Agriculture Secretary Joins Nutrition Partners to Highlight Childhood Hunger Campaign and Summer Food Service Program for Kids
04/24/2013 Agriculture Secretary Joins Nutrition Partners to Launch Childhood Hunger Campaign
06/06/2011 Agriculture Secretary Vilsack and Partners Urge Action to Feed More Hungry Children This Summer
06/15/2011 Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces Finalists in Recipes for Healthy Kids Competition
06/27/2013 Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Highlights New "Smart Snacks in School" Standards; Will Ensure School Vending Machines, Snack Bars Include Healthy Choices
10/17/2011 Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Joins First Lady Michelle Obama to Salute HealthierUS School Challenge Award Winners
02/23/2010 Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Presents Obama Administration's Priorities to Improve National School Lunch and Breakfast Programs
04/27/2011 Agriculture Secretary Vilsack, NFL Quarterback Sam Bradford Urge Native American Youth to Get Active
02/19/2010 ARRA: Strengthening American Families and Communities
02/17/2010 ARRA: Strengthening Families and Communities Through SNAP
02/06/2013 El Departamento de Agricultura anuncia que busca solicitudes para las subvenciones “De la Granja a la Escuela” del año fiscal 2014
02/01/2013 El Departamento de Agricultura propone normas para ofrecer opciones de alimentos saludables en las escuelas
06/06/2011 El Secretario Vilsack Participa con Nuestros Socios en un Llamado a la Acción para Alimentar a Más Niños este Verano
05/20/2014 FACT SHEET: Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act School Meals Implementation
12/23/2010 Final Days to Submit Entries to the Recipes for Healthy Kids Competition
06/15/2011 Illinois, Kentucky and Tennessee to Expand Access to School Meals for Children in Need
12/09/2014 More Than Half of High-Poverty Schools Now Offer Free Meals to all Students
10/05/2011 National School Lunch Week
04/26/2011 New USDA Rule Encourages the Purchase of Local Agricultural Products for Critical Nutrition Assistance Programs
01/13/2011 Obama Administration Officials and Nutrition Advocates Reaffirm Commitment to Improve the Health and Nutrition of Kids Nationwide
01/14/2010 Secretary Vilsack Announces $25 Million for New School Food Service Equipment To Help Schools Improve the Quality of Meals
12/02/2010 Secretary Vilsack Statement on Passage of the Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act
02/14/2011 Statement from Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack on the Proposed FY 2012 Budget
06/18/2014 Support for Healthy Meals Standards Continues to Grow
06/08/2012 USDA and Partners Nationwide Team to Feed Children during Summer Meal Gap
08/25/2014 USDA Announces $200 Million to Promote Innovation in SNAP Employment and Training Programs
11/19/2013 USDA Announces Additional Support to Help Schools Buy Local
04/14/2011 USDA Announces Award of the Center of Excellence for Food Safety Research in Child Nutrition Programs to Kansas State University
09/13/2011 USDA Announces Grants to Improve the Health and Future of America's Children
09/14/2012 USDA Announces Grants to Support Schools in Meeting New School Meal Requirements
07/07/2011 USDA Announces Improvements in School Wellness Promotion
04/17/2012 USDA Announces New Farm to School Program to Improve the Health and Nutrition of Kids Receiving School Meals
12/02/2014 USDA Announces New Support to Help Schools Purchase More Food from Local Farmers
05/04/2012 USDA Announces Next States Chosen to Phase In Streamlined Free School Meal Option
04/07/2011 USDA Announces People's Garden School Pilot Program to Promote Garden-Based Learning Opportunities
02/06/2013 USDA Announces Request for Applications for FY 2014 Farm to School Grants
05/20/2014 USDA Announces School Meal Flexibility for Upcoming School Year
03/09/2011 USDA Announces Semi-Finalists and Opens Public Voting Period in Recipes for Healthy Kids Competition
03/07/2012 USDA Announces Steps to Streamline Administration and Enhance Program Integrity in the National School Lunch Program
03/12/2014 USDA Announces Support for Smarter Lunchrooms
07/26/2011 USDA Announces Winner in First Lady's Recipes for Healthy Kids Contest
12/18/2013 USDA Awards Grants for New School Food Service Equipment to Help Schools Improve the Quality of Meals
08/23/2012 USDA Awards Grants to Boost Children’s Access to Healthy School Meals
08/18/2011 USDA Awards Grants to Improve Efficiency and Accuracy of National School Meal Program Operations
12/01/2011 USDA Awards Grants to Improve Kids' Nutrition Access During Summer
05/05/2011 USDA Awards Grants to Improve Sustainable Food Systems and Reduce Hunger
07/28/2011 USDA Awards Grants to Reduce Hunger and Improve Nutrition of School-Aged Kids by Improving Enrollment in School Meals Programs
10/22/2013 USDA Celebrates National Farm to School Month
12/13/2011 USDA Celebrates One Year Anniversary of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010
07/16/2012 USDA Exceeds First Lady's HealthierUS School Challenge Goal
02/15/2012 USDA Grants Support Local Efforts to Fight Hunger and Food Insecurity
12/29/2011 USDA Helps Florida, Missouri, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania to Improve Nutrition of School-Aged Kids
08/21/2014 USDA Helps Schools Make Lunchrooms "Smarter" as Students Head Back to Class
10/11/2011 USDA Highlights School Nutrition Advances During National School Lunch Week
05/25/2011 USDA Highlights the Launch of Let's Move! in Indian Country
10/21/2011 USDA Invests in Research on Food and Nutrition Assistance Programs
04/26/2011 USDA Kicks Off Judging Period in Recipes for Healthy Kids Competition
03/04/2013 USDA Kicks Off National Nutrition Month by Highlighting Breakfast
07/20/2011 USDA Launches Contest to Celebrate Success in the Summer Food Service Program
01/03/2014 USDA Makes Permanent Meat and Grain Serving Flexibilities in National School Lunch Program
11/05/2012 USDA Offers Food Assistance to Those Affected by Hurricane Sandy
07/11/2011 USDA Official Addresses School Nutrition Community on Efforts to Promote Healthier Diets for Nation's Children
12/16/2010 USDA Official Honors Minshew Elementary School for Meeting USDA's HealthierUS
08/16/2011 USDA Official Joins Georgia Students for Breakfast as Kids Head Back to School
10/29/2010 USDA Official Visits Alabama to Honor 52 Alabama Public Schools for Meeting USDA's HealthierUS School Challenge
12/01/2010 USDA Official Visits Denver School to Promote Healthy School Meals
10/21/2010 USDA Official Visits Saratoga Springs to Highlight School Nutrition Efforts
05/25/2011 USDA Presents HealthierUS School Challenge Honors to 154 Dallas Schools for Excellence in Nutrition and Fitness
02/01/2013 USDA Proposes Standards to Provide Healthy Food Options in Schools
09/07/2011 USDA Report Outlines Food Insecurity in America
11/20/2010 USDA Requests Applications for Summer Food Service Program Projects that Increase Food Security for Low-Income Children
01/13/2011 USDA Revela Mejoras a los Estándares Nutricionales de las Comidas Escolares
12/08/2014 USDA Selects States for Participation in the Pilot Project for Procurement of Unprocessed Fruits and Vegetables
04/27/2012 USDA to Provide Additional Funds for Nation’s School Meals
01/13/2011 USDA Unveils Critical Upgrades to Nutritional Standards for School Meals
02/10/2011 USDA, Washington Capitals and Powell Elementary School Students Team Up To Design A "People's Garden"