Food security in the United States
Hunger in the United States is an issue that affects millions of Americans, including some who are middle class, or who are in households where all adults are in work. Research from the Food Safety an...
Bay Area officials 'outraged' at Trump food stamp proposal
The Trump administration is proposing changes to what it calls the nation's largest hunger safety net, the food stamp program. Critics, including a Bay Area congresswoman, are outraged.
11 Arrested In Food Stamp Fraud Bust
Law enforcement officers in Polk County, Fla., arrested 11 suspects with two still on the run Friday for using illegally obtained food stamp benefits. The local sheriff’s office made the arrests
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program
The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), formerly known as the Food Stamp program, provides food-purchasing assistance for low- and no-income people living in the U.S. It is a federal aid...
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program - Wikipedia
Global Food Security Act of 2009
The Global Food Security Act of 2009, also known as the Lugar-Casey Food Security Bill, is a bill introduced February 5, 2009 in the 111th Congress by Richard Lugar (Indiana-R) and sponsored by Robert...
Wholesome Wave
Wholesome Wave is a U.S. nonprofit organization that creates partnership-based programs that enable underserved consumers to make healthier food choices by increasing affordable access to health, loca...
Food Security Act of 1985
The Food Security Act of 1985 (P.L. 99-198, also known as the 1985 U.S. Farm Bill), a 5-year omnibus farm bill, allowed lower commodity price and income supports and established a dairy herd buyout pr...
Federal Surplus Relief Corporation
The Federal Surplus Relief Corporation was one of the so-called alphabet agencies set up in the United States during the early 1930s as part of President Franklin D. Roosevelt's New Deal. The corporat...
The Food Trust
The Food Trust is a nonprofit organization that helps make healthy food accessible to the underprivileged. It was founded in 1992 by Duane Perry in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The goal of the organiza...
Bill Emerson Humanitarian Trust
The Bill Emerson Humanitarian Trust is a reserve of commodities and cash held in trust to supplement food aid made available under P.L. 480 programs. The Trust can hold up to 4 million metric tons of...
Food and Nutrition Service
The Food and Nutrition Service (FNS), an agency of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), was established on August 8, 1969. FNS is the federal agency responsible for administering the na...
Vermont Foodbank
The Vermont Foodbank is the largest anti-hunger organization in Vermont.Started in 1986, the Vermont Foodbank provides charitable food to more than 280 food shelves, meal sites, shelters, senior cente...
Food Security Wheat Reserve
The Food Security Wheat Reserve (FSWR) is a reserve of up to 4 million metric tons of wheat held by the United States for use in meeting emergency food needs in developing countries, established by Ti...
Food Security Wheat Reserve - Wikipedia
CalFresh
CalFresh is the California implementation of the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), formerly known as the Food Stamp program, which provides financial assistance for purchasing ...