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Less money for food

...Fanning said that most of the people his organization helps feed in the Central Peninsula with the USDA Emergency Food Assistance Program don't prepare balanced meals to begin with, largely because of costs. They eat Top Ramen and extra macaroni...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-10-30/less-money-for-food
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Record pink harvest creates market glut

...before but it has been some time."The Department of Agriculture will buy $20 million of canned pink salmon for food assistance programs across the country. That's an expanded purchase over previous years. Alaska senators hailed the decision...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-02-25/record-pink-harvest-creates-market-g
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Cuts to food stamps could leave thousands hungry

...more residents would come to the food bank to get commodities and use the direct service program, the emergency food assistance program (TEFAP) and the commodity supplemental food program (CSFP). The USDA manages both programs. It also would...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2012-06-29/cuts-to-food-stamps-could-leave-thou
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Farm bill needed to help hungry residents

...500 people that we directly serve need a farm bill this year that provides increased funding for the Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP) and strengthens the Food Stamp Program. Specifically, we need at least $250 million a year in mandatory...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/120307/letters_3648.shtml
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