USDA donates surplus, urges states to buy more

December 1997
FoodService Director;12/15/97, Vol. 10 Issue 12, p24
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Reports that the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has urged state food assistance authorities to purchase additional cheese and commodities for school food programs after it donated a 24-million pound surplus of nonfat dry milk in December of 1997. What made the donation possible; How often the USDA has been able to donate goods based on anticipated savings.


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