Education Department Amplifies USDA Expansion of SNAP Benefits to Help Students Pursuing Postsecondary Education During Pandemic

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FNS Press Team (703) 305-2281
Date:
02/23/2021

This press release was originally published on the Department of Education website.

February 23, 2021 – As part of its ongoing efforts to ease the [Read More]

2021-02-23T19:45:42-06:00February 23rd, 2021|

FACT SHEET: Update on USDA Activities to Contain the COVID-19 Pandemic

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0028.21
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FNS Press Team (703) 305-2281
Date:
02/17/2021
USDA Deploys 301 Disaster, Public Health Specialists to Assist with Federal Response

WASHINGTON, February 17, 2021 — In January 2021, President Biden released [Read More]

2021-02-23T19:34:29-06:00February 17th, 2021|

USDA Ready to Assist Farmers, Ranchers and Communities Affected by Winter Storms

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0027.21
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FNS Press Team (703) 305-2281
Date:
02/17/2021

WASHINGTON, February 17, 2021 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) reminds rural communities, farmers and ranchers, families and small businesses affected by the recent [Read More]

2021-02-23T16:33:34-06:00February 17th, 2021|

USDA Takes Action Against Brooklyn (NY) SNAP Retailers for Rules Violations

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FNS Press Team (703) 305-2281
Date:
02/16/2021

BOSTON, MA, February 16, 2021 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) announced it has taken action against 59 Brooklyn, NY, [Read More]

2021-02-23T19:41:16-06:00February 16th, 2021|

Biden Administration Expands P-EBT to Benefit Millions of Low-Income and Food Insecure Children During Pandemic

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0015.21
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FNS Press Team (703) 305-2281
Date:
01/22/2021
USDA Says SNAP Benefits Are Inadequate for Most Participants and Begins Process to Extend Emergency Allotments to States and Update Thrifty Food Plan [Read More]
2021-02-23T16:26:30-06:00January 22nd, 2021|

USDA Announces Three Deputy Under Secretaries in the Areas of Nutrition, Rural Development and Marketing and Regulatory Programs

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0013.21
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FNS Press Team (703) 305-2281
Date:
01/21/2021

WASHINGTON, January 21, 2021 — The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced three senior appointments today.

USDA announced that nutrition [Read More]

2021-02-23T16:20:44-06:00January 21st, 2021|

USDA Takes Action Against Buffalo (NY) Area SNAP Retailers for Rules Violations

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FNS Press Team (703) 305-2281
Date:
01/11/2021

BOSTON, MA, January 11, 2021 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) recently announced it has taken action [Read More]

2021-02-23T14:59:33-06:00January 11th, 2021|

USDA Announces Continuation of the Farmers to Families Food Box Program

Release #:
0002.21
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FNS Press Team (703) 305-2281
Date:
01/04/2021

Fifth Round of Food Purchases

WASHINGTON, DC, January 4, 2021 – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced [Read More]

2021-02-23T16:23:28-06:00January 4th, 2021|
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