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Food insecurity

Food insecurity declines to prerecession levels

Food-insecure households in the United States, defined as those who “had difficulty at some time during the year providing enough food for all their members due to a lack of resources,” declined to prerecession levels last year, USDA's Economic Research Service reported Wednesday.
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USDA eases WIC restrictions for Texas families

WASHINGTON, Sept. 6, 2017 – USDA is easing some restrictions on what products families participating in the WIC program in Texas can buy as the full range of eggs, bread and fluid milk products are in short supply in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey
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Daybreak geese

Agri-Pulse Daybreak for March 16, 2017

WASHINGTON, Mar. 16, 2017 - President Trump is releasing budget proposals this morning that will call for deep spending cuts across the federal government, including at USDA, EPA and other agencies. Trump’s targets at USDA will include the nation's flagship international food aid program, Food for Peace.
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