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Watch Your Mouth: What Should Food Stamps Subsidize? Should Food Stamps Pay For Junk Food? Food Policy, Eat On A Budget, Government Spending, Food Stamps, Your Mouth, Junk Food, Farmers Market, Peace, Projects

Watch Your Mouth: What Should Food Stamps Subsidize? Should Food Stamps Pay For Junk Food?

The federal food stamp program is about alleviating poverty, not discouraging obesity, so farmers' markets or fatty snacks are both fair game.

The True Energy Price Exposure Of Everything You Eat Food Policy, Cereal Recipes, Beverages, Snacks, Eat, Appetizers, Treats, Finger Foods

The True Energy Price Exposure Of Everything You Eat

How food travels is more important than how far it goes.

hardship in America: 4 part series Food Policy, Priorities, Assessment, Things To Think About, Budgeting, America, Thoughts, Business Valuation, Usa

Hardship in America Series

This Thanksgiving the Center thought it was a good time to look at the latest figures on various indicators of hardship.

taking stock of the safety net: 6 part series Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, Food Policy, Food Stamps, Budgeting, Safety, Diet, Security Guard, Food Tips, Loosing Weight

Taking Stock of the Safety Net, Part 4: Helping Families Afford an Adequate Diet

As other posts in this series have shown, 2011 was another tough year for low- and moderate -income families. One indicator is that over 2 million new people joined the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program — SNAP, formerly known as food stamps — between January and September (the latest month available).

Hungry kids and the environment hit hard by USDA budget cuts Food Policy, Food Program, Government Shutdown, Nutrition Information, Eat Right, Kids Nutrition, Pediatrics, Kids And Parenting, Budgeting

Hungry kids and the environment hit hard by USDA budget cuts

Hungry kids may be getting less cheddar.The House Appropriations Committee has released a detailed list of budget cuts as part of the deal to avoid a government shutdown, and it looks like agriculture and food programs are getting hit pretty …

Why Americans can’t afford to eat healthy: The real reason Big Macs are cheaper than more nutritious alternatives? Heart Healthy Recipes, Healthy Foods To Eat, Get Healthy, Whole Food Recipes, Healthy Eating, Kidney Recipes, Kidney Foods, Food Policy, Baby Fat

Why Americans can't afford to eat healthy

The real reason Big Macs are cheaper than more nutritious alternatives? Government subsidies

Food stamps do more than feed the needy-- they also boost a struggling economy. Food Policy, Government Spending, Welfare State, Food Stamps, Sociology, How To Find Out, Sign, Teaching, Board

Our economy is hungry for food stamps

Food stamps do more than feed the needy– they also boost a struggling economy.

Obama USDA met 30 times with the Mexican gov’t to promote food-stamp use among Mexican immigrants, Mexican nationals, and migrant communities in America. Now you know why there isn't enough tax dollars for education, Medicare, etc for US citizens. Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, Food Assistance, Love Drug, Criminal Background Check, Arizona, Federal Budget, The Daily Caller, Operation, Big Government

The struggle to eat

As Congress wrangles over spending cuts, surging numbers of Americans are relying on the government just to put food on the table

CSPI has been a strong advocate for nutrition and health, food safety, alcohol policy, and sound science. Check out their great online Food Additives Guide. Healthy School Snacks, Get Healthy, Health And Beauty, Health And Wellness, Health Fitness, Nutrition Action, American Diet, Food Dye, Foods To Avoid

Center for Science in the Public Interest

Since 1971, the Center for Science in the Public Interest has been a strong advocate for nutrition and health, food safety, alcohol policy, and sound science. Its award-winning newsletter, Nutrition Action Healthletter, is the largest-circulation health newsletter in North America, providing reliable information on nutrition and health.

Endless Appetites: How the Commodities Casino Creates Hunger and Unrest - Book Detail - University of Minnesota Minnesota Colleges, University Of Minnesota, Agricultural Development, Food Policy, Food Security, Global Food, Bookstores, Connection, Detail

'Endless Appetites' explores market connection to global food production | Agricultural development, Food security, Trade

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