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2014-01-28 12:30:36

CHICAGO, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Statement attributable to Bob Aiken, CEO of Feeding America: "Feeding America strongly opposes the $8.6 billion cut to SNAP (the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) included in the final version of the farm bill, which Congress is expected to vote on tomorrow. The bill would cause an estimated 850,000 low-income households to lose an average $90 in monthly benefits; and which follows an approximately $11 billion cut to SNAP...

2014-01-07 23:30:32

Following The Oregonian article, published on December 13th and titled “More Elderly, Disabled Oregonians Rely on Food Stamps Despite Recovering Economy,” HTG impressed upon readers the importance of engaging in preventative care among those with hemorrhoids. Portland, OR (PRWEB) January 06, 2014 Hemorrhoid Treatment Group, or HTG, impressed upon readers the vast importance of engaging in preventative care to avoid future outbreaks of hemorrhoids. This urging came on the heels of The...

2014-01-07 16:25:58

CHICAGO, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Feeding America applauds the announcement by the USDA today that they intend to purchase $126.4 million worth of fruits and vegetables, including tart cherries, processed apples, cranberries, fresh tomatoes, wild blueberries, and raisins. Feeding America particularly welcomes this purchase as it is committed to providing an array of highly nutritious produce to the clients they serve, including more than 14 million children each...

2013-12-30 12:21:06

HARRISBURG, Pa., Dec. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Eighteen Pennsylvania residents recently pleaded guilty to welfare fraud and/or were sentenced for their crimes, the Office of Inspector General (OIG) announced today. "The Office of Inspector General does not tolerate individuals who deliberately cheat the welfare system," said Inspector General Michael A. Sprow, "Our office works diligently with all district attorneys statewide to eliminate welfare fraud through vigorous...

2013-12-17 23:28:31

A Food Program for Everyone During Our Current Economic Situation, with a Substantial Savings of 20% to 45% off Normal Retail Food Costs Colorado Springs, Co; Littleton, CO, Liberal, KS (PRWEB) December 17, 2013 Food For All Nations is a non-profit, food purchasing organization committed to providing first quality, nutritional food at a substantial savings. In response to the current economic challenges and growing unemployment, Food For All Nations’ goal is to provide individuals and...

2013-11-15 11:05:01

According to a new study in the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior Millions of families in the United States struggle to provide nutritionally adequate meals due to insufficient money or other resources. To combat food security issues, over one in seven Americans currently rely upon the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), the largest federal nutrition program, to provide monetary support for nutrition. In the past, SNAP has been shown to reduce poverty among the...


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