USDA pushes breakfast
- USDA To Pilot Program Providing Free Breakfasts. Coles, Adrienne D. // Education Week;01/26/2000, Vol. 19 Issue 20, p20
Reveals the pilot project that will be launched by the United States (US) Department of Agriculture that aims to provide free breakfast to a limited number of elementary schools in the US. Reason behind the project; Number of schools that will be chosen; Budget authorized by the Congress for the...
- USDA Questions: The Importance of Breakfast. // FoodService Director;10/15/99, Vol. 12 Issue 10, p22
Questions the impact of the School Breakfast Program (SBP) in a report by the United States Department of Agriculture. Purpose of the implementation of the SBP; Suggested definitions; Percentage of students who do not consume any food or beverage for breakfast.
- Breakfast rising; up 2.3% in schools. // FoodService Director;02/15/98, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p16
States that participation in the United States Department of Agriculture's (USDA) School Breakfast Program (SBP)has increased by 2.3 percent, as stated in the seventh annual School Breakfast Scorecard release by the Food Research and Action Center (FRAC). Comments from Michele Tingling-Clemmons,...
- SCHOOL BREAKFAST PILOT PROJECT: Study questions value of universal-free breakfast. // FoodService Director;1/15/2003, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p10
Analyzes the results of the U.S. Department of Agriculture School Breakfast Program Pilot Project in 2003. Purpose of the project; Effect on schools offering free breakfasts; Difference between the experimental and control groups.
- Federal Statistics: USDA Food and Nutrition Programs. // Family Economics & Nutrition Review;1998, Vol. 11 Issue 4, p66
Offers information on three of the major food assistance programs of the United States Department of Agriculture. Food Stamp Program; Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children; National School Lunch and Breakfast Programs.
- USDA to donate Florida citrus products to CNP. // Nation's Restaurant News;2/24/97, Vol. 31 Issue 8, p54
Reports on the US Department of Agricultural's (USDA) plan to donate Florida citrus products to the Child Nutrition Program and other food-assistance programs.
- Food-assistance spending held steady in 1996. Oliveira, Victor // FoodReview;Jan-Apr97, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p49
Provides financial information on the United States Department of Agriculture food-assistance programs. Information on how the food stamp program costs declined slightly; Detailed information on the outlays for child nutrition programs and how they grew by four percent. INSETS: Domestic...
- Summer Shouldn't Mean Hunger For Children. CONCANNON, Kevin // State Journal (WV);4/11/2014, Vol. 30 Issue 15, p29
The author discusses the significance of the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) in reducing the hunger gap for children.
- Meat Purchase to Aid Drought-Stricken Livestock Producers. Shearer, P. Scott // National Hog Farmer Expert Blog;8/20/2012, p20
The article reports on the plan of the U.S. Department of Agriculture to acquire up to $170 million of meat products for federal food assistance programs.