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April 2, 2015 USDA Announces 'FoodKeeper' Application in Advance of World Health Day Thomas Vilsack Washington, DC
April 1, 2015 USDA Awards $31 Million in Grants to Help SNAP Participants Afford Healthy Foods Thomas Vilsack Orlando, FL
April 1, 2015 USDA Awards $31 Million in Grants to Help SNAP Participants Afford Healthy Foods Thomas Vilsack Orlando, FL
March 20, 2015 USDA Awards $200 Million for Skills Training to Help SNAP Recipients Get Good Jobs Thomas Vilsack Atlanta, GA
March 9, 2015 USDA Announces Nationwide Expansion of Team Up for School Nutrition Success Initiative Thomas Vilsack Washington, DC
March 6, 2015 USDA Awards Grants to Support Schools Serving Healthier Meals and Snacks Thomas Vilsack Washington, DC
March 4, 2015 Good News for Parents: New Study Shows Kids Eating More Healthy Food at School, Throwing Less Food Away Thomas Vilsack Washington, DC
March 2, 2015 USDA Launches Initiative to Develop New Solutions to End Child Hunger Thomas Vilsack Washington, DC
Jan. 26, 2015 Statement from Secretary Vilsack on Efforts by Agricultural Producers to Urge the Renewal of Trade Promotion Authority Thomas Vilsack Washington, DC
Jan. 26, 2015 Statement from Secretary Vilsack on Expanded Market Access for U.S. Grown Apples to China Thomas Vilsack Unknown
Jan. 21, 2015 USDA Proposes New Measures to Reduce Salmonella and Campylobacter in Poultry Products Thomas Vilsack Washington, DC
Jan. 7, 2015 Blog: New York's City Harvest Wins U.S. Food Waste Challenge Competition Thomas Vilsack Unknown
Dec. 22, 2014 Secretary Vilsack Appoints New Members to National Advisory Committee on Meat and Poultry Inspection Thomas Vilsack Washington, DC
Dec. 2, 2014 USDA Announces New Support to Help Schools Purchase More Food from Local Farmers Thomas Vilsack Philadelphia, PA
Nov. 26, 2014 Remarks by the President at Pardoning of the National Turkey Pres. Barack Obama Washington, DC
Nov. 7, 2014 USDA Seeks Input on New Beef Promotion Order Thomas Vilsack Washington, DC
Oct. 16, 2014 World Food Day John Kerry Washington, DC
Sept. 29, 2014 USDA Announces up to $31 Million to Empower People to Make Healthy Eating Choices Thomas Vilsack Richmond, VA
Sept. 22, 2014 USDA Requests Applications for Rural Child Poverty Nutrition Center Thomas Vilsack Washington, DC
Sept. 3, 2014 Statement by Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell on CVS Ending Tobacco Sales Sylvia Mathews Burwell Unknown
Aug. 28, 2014 Enrollment for New Dairy Farm Risk Management Program to Begin Sept. 2 Thomas Vilsack Washington, DC
Aug. 25, 2014 USDA Announces $200 Million to Promote Innovation in SNAP Employment and Training Programs Thomas Vilsack Washington, DC
Aug. 22, 2014 USDA Reopens Chinese Market Access for California Citrus Thomas Vilsack Washington, DC
Aug. 19, 2014 Interior Auctions 80,000 Acres Offshore Maryland for Wind Energy Development, Advances President's Climate Action Plan Sally Jewell Washington, DC
Aug. 6, 2014 Remarks by the President at Press Conference After U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit Pres. Barack Obama Washington, DC
Aug. 5, 2014 Remarks by the President at the U.S.-Africa Business Forum Pres. Barack Obama Washington, DC
July 31, 2014 USDA Announces Additional Food Safety Requirements, New Inspection System for Poultry Products Thomas Vilsack Washington, DC
July 25, 2014 Threat of Famine Looms in South Sudan John Kerry Washington, DC
June 9, 2014 Obama Administration Announces Additional Support to Help Communities Boost Local Food Economies Thomas Vilsack Washington, DC
June 9, 2014 Obama Administration Announces Additional Support to Help Communities Boost Local Food Economies Anthony Foxx Washington, DC
June 2, 2014 Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack Kicks off the 2014 "Feds Feed Families" Nationwide Food Drive Thomas Vilsack Washington, DC
May 29, 2014 Statement from Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack on Updated Forecast for U.S. Agricultural Exports Thomas Vilsack Washington, DC
May 27, 2014 USDA Launches New Resources at ChooseMyPlate.gov to Help Cost-Conscious Consumers Make Healthier Food Choices Thomas Vilsack Washington, DC
May 8, 2014 USDA Announces $78 Million Available for Local Food Enterprises Thomas Vilsack Washington, DC
May 7, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry Committee - Farm Bill: Implementation and Next Steps Thomas Vilsack Washington, DC
April 18, 2014 Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack Announces Additional USDA Actions to Combat Spread of Diseases Among U.S. Pork Producers Thomas Vilsack St. Paul, MN
April 15, 2014 U.S. Department of Education Awards More than $33 Million to Local Education Agencies and Community-based Organizations to Develop Physical Education and Nutrition Programs Arne Duncan Unknown
April 9, 2014 New McGovern-Dole Projects to Benefit 2.7 Million Children Worldwide Thomas Vilsack New York, NY
March 27, 2014 Agriculture Secretary Visits Chicago School to Help Increase Access to the Summer Meal Program in Illinois Thomas Vilsack Chicago, IL
March 20, 2014 USDA Announces Funds to Improve SNAP Employment and Training Programs Thomas Vilsack Washington, DC
March 20, 2014 USDA Demonstration Projects Will Provide Funding To Fight Hunger, Nourish Families Thomas Vilsack Washington, DC
March 20, 2014 USDA Announces Growth of U.S. Organic Industry and Additional USDA Support Available with New Farm Bill Thomas Vilsack Washington, DC
March 12, 2014 USDA Announces Support for Smarter Lunchrooms Thomas Vilsack Washington, DC
March 12, 2014 USDA Awards Grants to Develop Obesity Prevention Programs Thomas Vilsack Arlington, VA
Feb. 28, 2014 Secretary Vilsack Addresses Commodity Classic on Farm Bill Implementation Thomas Vilsack Unknown
Feb. 28, 2014 USDA Finalizes Changes to the WIC Program, Expanding Access to Healthy Fruits and Vegetables, Whole Grains, and Low-Fat Dairy for Women, Infants, and Children Thomas Vilsack Washington, DC
Feb. 19, 2014 USDA Announces Fiscal Year 2015 Farm to School Grants to Continue Efforts to Increase Local Foods in Eligible Schools Thomas Vilsack Washington, DC
Feb. 11, 2014 Press Conference by President Obama and President Hollande of France Pres. Barack Obama Washington, DC
Jan. 24, 2014 Blog: Secretary's Column: The Building Blocks for a Healthier America Thomas Vilsack Unknown
Jan. 21, 2014 Statement by Labor Secretary Thomas E. Perez on the catastrophe at International Nutrition in Omaha, Neb. Thomas Perez Washington, DC
Jan. 16, 2014 American Adults are Choosing Healthier Foods, Consuming Healthier Diets Thomas Vilsack Washington, DC
Jan. 10, 2014 Blog: A New Food, Farm and Jobs Bill to Fight Hunger Here at Home Thomas Vilsack Unknown
Jan. 6, 2014 USDA to Provide Additional Support to Food Banks, Soup Kitchens, and Food Pantries Across the Country Thomas Vilsack Washington, DC
Dec. 18, 2013 USDA Awards Grants for New School Food Service Equipment to Help Schools Improve the Quality of Meals Thomas Vilsack Washington, DC
Nov. 22, 2013 Blog: A New Partnership to Sack Food Waste Thomas Vilsack Unknown
Nov. 15, 2013 Statements on Departure of Under Secretary Elisabeth Hagen from USDA Thomas Vilsack Washington, DC
Sept. 24, 2013 USDA Specialty Crop Block Grants Create New Economic Opportunities and Grow Markets in Local Communities Thomas Vilsack Washington, DC
Sept. 18, 2013 USDA 2013 Food Assistance Programs to Benefit More Than 10.5 Million Worldwide Thomas Vilsack Washington, DC
Sept. 4, 2013 Statement from Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack on Household Food Security in the United States Thomas Vilsack Washington, DC
Aug. 12, 2013 Secretary Vilsack Highlights USDA Efforts to Promote a Healthy and Productive Learning Environment as Students Head Back to School Thomas Vilsack Washington, DC
Aug. 9, 2013 Secretary's Column: Celebrating America's Farmer's Markets Thomas Vilsack Unknown
Aug. 5, 2013 USDA Celebrates National Farmers Market Week, August 4-10 Thomas Vilsack Washington, DC
July 24, 2013 Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces Results of Healthy Incentives Pilot; Discusses Additional USDA Efforts to Encourage Healthier SNAP Purchases Thomas Vilsack Washington, DC
July 9, 2013 Remarks by the First Lady and the President at Kids' State Dinner Pres. Barack Obama Washington, DC
June 28, 2013 Remarks by President Obama After Food Security Expo Pres. Barack Obama Dakar, Senegal
June 27, 2013 Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Highlights New "Smart Snacks in School" Standards; Will Ensure School Vending Machines, Snack Bars Include Healthy Choices Thomas Vilsack Washington, DC
June 21, 2013 Secretary Kicks Off USDA for All Seasons Campaign Thomas Vilsack Washington, DC
June 20, 2013 First Lady Michelle Obama and Epicurious Announce Winning Recipes in Nationwide "Healthy Lunchtime Challenge" Arne Duncan New York, NY
June 19, 2013 Remarks at the World Food Prize Laureate Announcement Ceremony John Kerry Washington, DC
June 11, 2013 Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack Kicks Off 2013 "Feds Feed Families" Nationwide Food Drive Thomas Vilsack Washington, DC
June 10, 2013 USDA Promotes Efforts to Ensure Children Have Access to Healthy Food During the Summer Months Thomas Vilsack Washington, DC
June 5, 2013 Secretary Jewell, Director Jarvis Announce Initiative to Offer Additional Healthy, Sustainable Food Choices at Parks Sally Jewell Washington, DC
June 5, 2013 Vilsack Outlines Vision for Agricultural Solutions to Environmental Challenges Thomas Vilsack Washington, DC
June 4, 2013 USDA and EPA Launch U.S. Food Waste Challenge Thomas Vilsack Washington, DC
May 30, 2013 Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack Highlights Economic Opportunity and Job Creation of Regional Food Hubs Thomas Vilsack Elkwood, VA
May 1, 2013 Value-Added Producer Grants Support Local Producers, Biobased Initiatives Thomas Vilsack Washington, DC
April 19, 2013 Statement by Secretary Jacob J. Lew to the Development Committee Jacob Lew Washington, DC
April 18, 2013 Agriculture Secretary Visits San Diego Summer Meals Site; Calls on Communities to Help Ensure Children Have Access to Healthy Food Year Round Thomas Vilsack San Diego, CA
April 12, 2013 USDA Calls on Communities to Help Fill the Summer Meal Gap; Ensure Children Have Access to Healthy Food Year Round Thomas Vilsack Washington, DC
April 5, 2013 Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Outlines USDA Efforts to Raise a Healthier Generation of Americans; Highlights Efforts to Improve School Meals Thomas Vilsack West Hartford, CT
April 3, 2013 USDA Announces Program to Facilitate the Export of Further Processed Eggs and Egg Products Thomas Vilsack Washington, DC
April 3, 2013 USDA Opens Export Markets for Day-Old Chicks, Hatching Eggs, Dairy Cattle and Pears Thomas Vilsack Washington, DC
March 28, 2013 Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Outlines USDA Efforts to Raise a Healthier Generation of Americans; Highlights Efforts to Increase Access to Affordable and Healthy Food Thomas Vilsack Sioux Falls, SD
March 26, 2013 Secretary Vilsack Launches USDA "StrikeForce" Initiative to Boost Rural Economic Growth and Opportunity Thomas Vilsack Columbia, SC
March 21, 2013 Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Outlines USDA Efforts to Raise a Healthier Generation of Americans; Highlights Benefits for Business and the Economy Thomas Vilsack Atlanta, GA
Sept. 6, 2012 USDA's SuperTracker Diet Planning and Tracking Tool Reaches One Million Registered Users Thomas Vilsack Washington, DC
July 27, 2012 USDA Challenges Employees to Donate 1.8 Million Pounds of Food for Feds Feed Families Food Drive Thomas Vilsack Washington, DC
June 8, 2012 USDA and Partners Nationwide Team to Feed Children during Summer Meal Gap Thomas Vilsack Washington, DC
June 8, 2012 Blog: Increasing Healthy Food Access, A Community Conversation and a National Challenge Thomas Vilsack Unknown
March 1, 2012 USDA MyPlate Partners Announce "What's on My Plate?" Day Thomas Vilsack Washington, DC
Feb. 3, 2012 Blog: Secretary's Column: Healthier Meals for our Nation's Children Thomas Vilsack Unknown
Jan. 25, 2012 USDA Unveils Historic Improvements to Meals Served in America's Schools Thomas Vilsack Fairfax, VA
Dec. 21, 2011 Obama Administration Releases Food Safety Tips, New Report on Efforts to Protect Consumers from Foodborne Illness Thomas Vilsack Unknown
Aug. 17, 2011 Gloucester Times - Kerry Joins Sen. Brown in Push for NOAA Documents John Kerry Unknown
July 11, 2011 Over 2,000 Organizations Join Partnership to Support MyPlate Food Icon Thomas Vilsack Washington, DC
May 4, 2011 USDA Awards Additional MAP Funds to USMEF Thomas Vilsack Washington, DC
April 26, 2011 USDA Kicks Off Judging Period in Recipes for Healthy Kids Competition Thomas Vilsack Washington, DC
April 6, 2011 USDA Announces Efforts to Increase Nutrition Assistance to Low-Income Families Thomas Vilsack Washington, DC
April 5, 2011 USDA Announces Proposed Test and Hold Requirement for Meat and Poultry Products Thomas Vilsack Washington, DC
March 21, 2011 USDA Awards Grant to Improve Nutrition Assistance to Low-Income Children During Summer Months Thomas Vilsack Washington, DC
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