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USDA Food Plans: Cost of Food Reports (2016 reports)

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The Food Plans represent a nutritious diet at four different cost levels. The nutritional bases of the Food Plans are the 1997-2005 Dietary Reference Intakes, 2005 Dietary Guidelines for Americans, and 2005 MyPyramid food intake recommendations. In addition to cost, differences among plans are in specific foods and quantities of foods. Another basis of the Food Plans is that all meals and snacks are prepared at home. For specific foods and quantities of foods in the Food Plans, see Thrifty Food Plan, 2006 (2007) and The Low-Cost, Moderate-Cost, and Liberal Food Plans, 2007 (2007). All four Food Plans are based on 2001-02 data and updated to current dollars by using the Consumer Price Index for specific food items.

December 2016 USDA Food Plans: Cost of Food report for NOVEMBER 2016 (46.01 KB)
November 2016 USDA Food Plans: Cost of Food report for OCTOBER 2016 (46.03 KB)
October 2016 USDA Food Plans: Cost of Food report for SEPTEMBER 2016 (46.05 KB)
September 2016 USDA Food Plans: Cost of Food report for AUGUST 2016 (46.19 KB)
August 2016 USDA Food Plans: Cost of Food report for JULY 2016 (46.07 KB)
August 2016 USDA Alaska and Hawaii Thrifty Food Plans: Cost of Food at Home (FIRST HALF 2016) (28.62 KB)
August 2016 USDA Food Plans: Cost of Food report for JUNE 2016 (46.25 KB)
June 2016 USDA Food Plans: Cost of Food report for MAY 2016 (46.45 KB)
May 2016 USDA Food Plans: Cost of Food report for APRIL 2016 (46.44 KB)
April 2016 USDA Food Plans: Cost of Food report for MARCH 2016 (46.88 KB)
March 2016 USDA Food Plans: Cost of Food report for FEBRUARY 2016 (46.04 KB)
February 2016 USDA Food Plans: Cost of Food report for JANUARY 2016 (46.18 KB)
February 2016 USDA Alaska and Hawaii Thrifty Food Plans: Cost of Food at Home (SECOND HALF 2015) (99.74 KB)
January 2016 USDA Food Plans: Cost of Food report for DECEMBER 2015 (120.69 KB)
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