USDA Announces Partnership with National Urban League

The agency will collaborate with the historic civil rights organization. The Department of Agriculture (USDA) signed a memorandum of understanding with the National Urban League, solidifying their mutual…

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White House Hosts Conference on Hunger

Group will identify nutrition problems and make recommendations.  On Wednesday, President Biden’s administration hosted a conference on hunger, nutrition, and health. Only the second time the conference has…

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Review Shows FDA’s Contribution to Baby Formula Shortage

Highlights “systemic vulnerabilities” and changes to address them. Infant formula supplies in the U.S. have been improving recently, with in-stock rates reaching 80 percent last week, up from…

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USDA to Provide $2 Billion to Food Banks

Local food purchasing and school lunches are also funded. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced last week that they will be providing $2 billion for food bank…

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USDA Coordinating Infant Formula Distribution

Department working with manufacturers to get formula to WIC families. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) agreed to extend flexible funding in the distribution of infant formula to…

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Operation Fly Formula Transports Continue to Arrive in U.S.

Four deliveries of Kendamil were made over Labor Day weekend. Four more flights for Operation Fly Formula transported 101,335 pounds of Kendamil EU Organic First Infant Milk Stage…

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FDA Advises Against Use of Mother’s Touch Formula

 Infant formula has been marketed without FDA testing. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) published a general warning this week against the use of Mother’s Touch Formula to…

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USDA Assists States with $12.5 Billion for Children’s Food

The funding addresses “summer hunger” from lack of school lunches. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has approved the summer hunger plans of 42 states and territories. Many…

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USDA Extends Food Program Waivers for Baby Formula

Secretary says families need the flexibility to access formula. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced this week that the expiration dates are being extended for baby formula…

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USDA Recommends Food Safety Items for Back-to-School List

The guidance seeks to prevent foodborne illness. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has created a food-safety, back-to-school list—in an attempt to keep school lunches safe—as students prepare…

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