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MyPlate Guide To School Lunch

This factsheet highlights how a variety of healthy foods from each MyPlate food group are included as part of a school lunch. Learn about ways to help children make healthy food and beverage choices at school.

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MiPlato para el Almuerzo Escolar

Esta infografía destaca cómo una variedad de alimentos saludables de cada grupo de MiPlato son parte de un almuerzo escolar.

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Nutrition Benefits of the Commodity Supplemental Food Program

Learn how CSFP helps seniors meet MyPlate dietary recommendations

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History of the Food Stamp Program (FSP) to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

Time line of the Food Stamp Program (FSP) to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

Resource | Legislation

PL 88-525 - Food Stamp Act of 1977

[As Amended Through PL 108–269, July 2, 2004]
To strengthen the agricultural economy; to help to achieve a fuller and more effective use of food abundances; to provide for improved levels of nutrition among low-income households through a cooperative federal-state program of food assistance to be operated through normal channels of trade; and for other purposes.

PL 88-525
Resource | Legislation

PL 88–525 - Food Stamp Act of 1977

[As Amended Through PL 106–580, Dec. 29, 2000]
To strengthen the agricultural economy; to help to achieve a fuller and more effective use of food abundances; to provide for improved levels of nutrition among low-income households through a cooperative Federal-State program of food assistance to be operated through normal channels of trade; and for other purposes.

PL 88–525
Resource | Legislation

PL 106-387 - Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act of 2001

Making appropriations for Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies programs for the fiscal year ending Sept. 30, 2001, and for other purposes

PL 106-387
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PL 105–33 - The Balanced Budget Act of 1997

To provide for reconciliation pursuant to subsections (b)(1) and (c) of section 105 of the concurrent resolution on the budget for fiscal year 1998. Title I—Food Stamp Provisions:
   SEC. 1001. Exemption
   SEC. 1002. Additional Funding for Employment and Training
   SEC. 1003. Denial of Food Stamps for Prisoners
   SEC. 1004. Nutrition Education
   SEC. 1005. Regulations: Effective Date

PL 105–33
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PL 104-193 - Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996

The table of contents for this Act is as follows:
   TITLE I—Block Grants for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families   
   TITLE IV—Restricting Welfare and Public Benefits for Aliens
   TITLE VI—Child Care
   TITLE VII—Child Nutrition Programs
   TITLE VIII—Food Stamps and Commodity Distribution

PL 104-193
Resource | Legislation

PL 103-66 - Mickey Leland Childhood Hunger Relief Act - SNAP Summary

To amend the Food Stamp Act of 1977 to respond to the hunger emergency afflicting American families and the children, to attack the causes of hunger among all Americans, to ensure an adequate diet for low-income people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness because of the shortage of affordable housing, to promote self-sufficiency among food stamp recipients, to assist families affected by adverse economic conditions, to simplify food assistance programs' administration, and for other purposes.

PL 103-66