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The following releases on FNS programs were issued in 2011 by USDA and FNS.

USDA Helps Florida, Missouri, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania to Improve Nutrition of School-Aged Kids


USDA Celebrates One Year Anniversary of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010


USDA Announces New Tactics to Combat Fraud and Enhance SNAP Program Integrity


USDA Awards Grants to Improve Kids’ Nutrition Access During Summer

USDA Invests in Research on Food and Nutrition Assistance Programs (10/21/11)
Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Joins First Lady Michelle Obama to Salute HealthierUS School Challenge Award Winners (10/17/11)

USDA Highlights School Nutrition Advances During National School Lunch Week

  -- Presidential Proclamation  
USDA Announces Winners in Summer Food Service Program Story and Photo Contest (10/05/11)
OP-ED: National School Lunch Week (10/05/11)

USDA Recognizes States for Efforts to Provide Timely Nutrition Assistance for Americans in Need


USDA Launches Student Video Contest to Highlight the Importance of Ending Childhood Hunger


USDA Announces Results of Summer Feeding Pilots to Help Prevent Childhood Hunger When School is Out

USDA Announces Grants to Improve the Health and Future of America's Children (09/13/11)

USDA Report Outlines Food Insecurity in America


USDA Awards Grants to Improve Efficiency and Accuracy of National School Meal Program Operations

USDA Official Joins Georgia Students for Breakfast as Kids Head Back to School (08/16/11)

USDA Announces Historic School Nutrition Improvements as Children Return to School


USDA Awards Grants to Reduce Hunger and Improve Nutrition of School-Aged Kids by Improving Enrollment in School Meals Programs


USDA Announces Winner in First Lady's Recipes for Healthy Kids Contest


Agriculture Secretary Joins the National Council of La Raza to Highlight Improvements to the Nutritional Health of Hispanics in Communities across the Country


USDA Launches Contest to Celebrate Success in the Summer Food Service Program


USDA Launches Fresh Produce Program for Florida, Michigan Schools


Agriculture Deputy Secretary Highlights School Meal Improvements to National School Nutrition Advocates


USDA Official Addresses School Nutrition Community on Efforts to Promote Healthier Diets for Nation's Children


USDA Announces Improvements in School Wellness Promotion

SNAP Op-Ed (07/01/11)

USDA and DC Officials Kick-Off Summer Food Service Program for Children


USDA Official Visits Wyoming to Highlight Ways to Provide Nutrition to Low-Income Kids

USDA Announces New Rule to Strengthen Integrity and Oversight in Leading Nutrition Assistance Program   (06/17/11)
  -- USDA Press Conference Call  

Nation's Primary Nutrition Assistance Program Reaches Highest Accuracy Rate in History of the Program

  -- Audio Press Conference  

Illinois, Kentucky and Tennessee to Expand Access to School Meals for Children in Need


Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces Finalists in Recipes for Healthy Kids Competition


Agriculture Secretary Joins Nutrition Partners to Highlight Childhood Hunger Campaign and Summer Food Service Program for Kids

Agriculture Secretary Vilsack and Partners Urge Action to Feed More Hungry Children This Summer (06/06/11)
El Secretario Vilsack Participa con Nuestros Socios en un Llamado a la Acción para Alimentar a Más Niños este Verano (06/06/11)
USDA Highlights the Launch of Let's Move! in Indian Country (05/25/11)
USDA Presents HealthierUS School Challenge Honors to 154 Dallas Schools for Excellence in Nutrition and Fitness (05/25/11)
USDA Officials to Visit Southern States Affected By Natural Disasters (05/19/11)
USDA Awards Grants to Improve Sustainable Food Systems and Reduce Hunger (05/05/11)
USDA Introduces Online Tool for Locating 'Food Deserts' (05/02/11)
USDA Joins National Partners in Highlighting New Anti-Hunger Initiatives (04/29/11)

El USDA se Une a Socios Nacionales para Resaltar Nuevas Iniciativas para Combatir el Hambre


USDA Awards Grants to Reduce Hunger and Improve Nutrition of School-Aged Kids

Agriculture Secretary Vilsack, NFL Quarterback Sam Bradford Urge Native American Youth to Get Active (04/27/11)

New USDA Rule Encourages the Purchase of Local Agricultural Products for Critical Nutrition Assistance Programs


USDA Kicks Off Judging Period in Recipes for Healthy Kids Competition

USDA Announces Award of the Center of Excellence for Food Safety Research in Child Nutrition Programs to Kansas State University (04/14/11)
USDA Announces Nutrition Education Grants to Improve the Health and Wellbeing of Tribal Members Nationwide (04/08/11)

USDA Announces People's Garden School Pilot Program to Promote Garden-Based Learning Opportunities


USDA Announces Efforts to Increase Nutrition Assistance to Low-Income Families


USDA Announces Summer Food Program Changes to Expand Nutrition Assistance for Kids in Need


USDA Announces Universal Meal Service Option to Boost School Meal Participation in High-Poverty Areas


USDA Expands Access to Fresh Fruits and Vegetables for Schools Across the Nation


USDA Awards Grant to Improve Nutrition Assistance to Low-Income Children During Summer Months


Agriculture Secretary Joins Nutrition Partners to Launch Childhood Hunger Campaign

USDA Official Urges School Nutrition Professionals to Invest in Our Children (03/16/11)
USDA Under Secretary Presents Gold Award with Distinction to DC Bilingual Public Charter School for Achieving the HealthierUS School Challenge (03/16/11)
USDA Official Visits Texas in Celebration of National School Breakfast Week (03/10/11)
USDA Announces Semi-Finalists and Opens Public Voting Period in Recipes for Healthy Kids Competition (03/9/11)
USDA Celebrates National School Breakfast Week (03/7/11)
USDA Official, Congressman McIntyre Visit North Carolina School to Highlight Investments to Improve the Health and Well-being of America's Children (03/7/11)
USDA Official Visits Los Angeles WIC Clinic to Highlight New Provisions in Child Nutrition Reauthorization (03/4/11)
USDA Kicks Off National Nutrition Month and Announces Availability of Nutrition Grants to Improve the Health of America's Children (03/2/11)
Agriculture Secretary Vilsack and Assistant Attorney General West Announce Process to Resolve Discrimination Claims of Hispanic and Women Farmers   (Spanish Version) (02/25/11)
USDA Announces New Initiatives to End Hunger in America (02/23/11)

USDA Unveils Spanish-language Nutrition Assistance Consumer Resources


USDA and Hunger Advocates to Launch Public-Private Partnership to Strengthen the National Hunger Safety Net

Statement from Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack on the Proposed FY 2012 Budget (02/14/11)
USDA, Washington Capitals and Powell Elementary School Students Team Up To Design A "People's Garden" (02/10/11)
Agriculture Deputy Secretary Merrigan Announces Childhood Obesity Prevention Grant to North Carolina State University (02/09/11)
New Public Ads Launch to coincide with One Year Anniversary of First Lady Michelle Obama's Let's Move! Initiative to Combat Childhood Obesity (020/9/11)
USDA Leaders Join Students as they Celebrate Let's Move! (02/08/11)
NFL Commissioner Goodell to Join Leading Authorities in Historic Private-Public Pledge to Fight Childhood Obesity and Highlight Fuel up to Play 60 (02/04/11)
USDA Announces Expansion of Nutrition Assistance for Foster Children (02/03/11)
USDA Official Joins Congresswoman DeLauro, New England Patriots' Ron Brace and New Haven Students to Unveil New Salad Bars (02/03/11)
USDA Presents Gold Award of Distinction to Elsie Whitlow Stokes Community Freedom Public Charter School for Achieving the HealthierUS School Challenge (02/02/11)
USDA Study Shows States Providing Critical Nutrition Benefits to Those in Need (02/02/11)
USDA Deputy Secretary, Congressman Hoyer Highlight Benefits of Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act (02/01/11)
USDA and HHS Announce New Dietary Guidelines to Help Americans Make Healthier Food Choices and Confront Obesity Epidemic (01/31/11)
USDA Announces Nationwide Expansion of At-Risk Afterschool Meals in the Child and Adult Care Food Program (01/18/11)
Obama Administration Officials and Nutrition Advocates Reaffirm Commitment to Improve the Health and Nutrition of Kids Nationwide (01/13/11)
USDA Revela Mejoras a los Estándares Nutricionales de las Comidas Escolares (01/13/11)
USDA Unveils Critical Upgrades to Nutritional Standards for School Meals (01/13/11)
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