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Posts tagged recession

February 20, 2014

Rising Need 

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More Military Families Using Food Stamps

Food stamp use at military groceries has risen for the sixth straight year.

December 14, 2012

Got Milk? 

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Sales Slump And Lack Of Farm Bill Threaten Dairy Industry

A downward trend in milk consumption and the specter of a lapsed farm bill have the dairy industry worried.

November 9, 2012

Fast Food Flop? 

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McDonald’s Sales Dip For First Time In Nearly A Decade

McDonald's has enjoyed a steady increase in profits since 2003 -- until last month.

October 13, 2011

Pricey Peanuts 

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Weather Woes Make Peanut Prices Jump

The price of your PB&J is about to rise as drought and too few peanuts have impacted the cost of peanut butter.

October 11, 2011

Childhood Hunger 

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Children’s Hunger Addressed On Sesame Street

Sunday's Sesame Street special introduced Lily, a seven-year-old pink Muppet who didn't always have enough to eat.

August 24, 2011

Food Stamps 

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Food Stamp Program Sees Sharp Increase

Even as more people rely on food stamps, one in three could be eligible for assistance.

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.

August 11, 2009

Organic Foods 

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Organic Food Under Attack From Seemingly All Angles

Organic food has been taking some hits in the press lately, and Earth Eats' Cory Barker hopes the beating comes to end soon.

July 25, 2009

Recessionomics 

A box of organic veggies.

The Ups and Downs of the Recession And The Food Industry

Surprisingly, organic food sales are still thriving in the midst of the global recession.

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