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USDA Food Plans: Cost of Food Reports (2017 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 2017 USDA Food Plans: Cost of Food report for NOVEMBER 2017 (45.97 KB)
November 2017 USDA Food Plans: Cost of Food report for OCTOBER 2017 (45.94 KB)
October 2017 USDA Food Plans: Cost of Food report for SEPTEMBER 2017 (46.10 KB)
September 2017 USDA Food Plans: Cost of Food report for AUGUST 2017 (132.24 KB)
August 2017 USDA Food Plans: Cost of Food report for JULY 2017 (46.07 KB)
July 2017 USDA Alaska and Hawaii Thrifty Food Plans: Cost of Food at Home (FIRST HALF 2017) (28.59 KB)
July 2017 USDA Food Plans: Cost of Food report for JUNE 2017 (46.09 KB)
June 2017 USDA Food Plans: Cost of Food report for MAY 2017 (45.83 KB)
May 2017 USDA Food Plans: Cost of Food report for APRIL 2017 (45.90 KB)
April 2017 USDA Food Plans: Cost of Food report for MARCH 2017 (46.08 KB)
March 2017 USDA Food Plans: Cost of Food report for FEBRUARY 2017 (45.91 KB)
February 2017 USDA Food Plans: Cost of Food report for JANUARY 2017 (131.74 KB)
February 2017 USDA Alaska and Hawaii Thrifty Food Plans: Cost of Food at Home (SECOND HALF 2016) (28.21 KB)
February 2017 USDA Food Plans: Cost of Food report for DECEMBER 2016 (46.08 KB)
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