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November 23, 2016

 

milk cartons

When Food Banks Say No To Junk Food, Schools Offer Solution

Food banks are increasingly saying no junk food donations. Some schools are sending healthier donations by salvaging uneaten foods in cafeterias.

November 9, 2016

 

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Food Pantries Try “Nudging” To Encourage Good Food Choices

Simply shuffling the shelves may be a powerful way to help those living in poverty choose healthier options, a nationwide study of food banks suggests.

November 5, 2015

 

Volunteers count pallets of donations at a food bank

Study Finds Many Food Pantries Need Safety Upgrades

New research has brought to light significant concerns about the way food pantries handle food and keep up to date with recalls.

August 13, 2015

 

Students stock shelves at a food pantry

Campus Food Banks Grow, Fight Stereotypes

The number of food banks serving students on college campuses has climbed in recent years as more students seek a road out of poverty.

December 15, 2014

 

workers stocking food at a food bank

A Year Later, Food Banks Struggle With SNAP Cuts

Last November, food assistance recipients saw across-the-board cuts, causing more to turn to food banks to fill the gap.

November 28, 2013

Food Banks 

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Food Pantries Feel The Pinch Following SNAP Cuts

Food pantries are serving more recipients across the nation this season after SNAP cuts took affect November 1.

November 19, 2010

Food And Health 

Food Insecurity in the U.S.

Hunger In America Increases, Studies Find

Recent studies published by the USDA and Feeding America find that food insecurity has increased in the United States.

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