Agriculture Department'S Food And Nutrition Service

Latest Agriculture Department'S Food And Nutrition Service Items
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    EDITORIAL: A free lunch for the world

    The Department of Agriculture is out to sign up the world for food stamps, and you don't even have to live in the United States. The watchdogs at Judicial Watch discovered documents that reveal how the Obama administration's close coordination with the Mexican government entices Mexicans to hop over the fence and on to the American dole.

  • Food stamp program fails to weed out bad vendors

    A federal welfare program that provides food to impoverished mothers and young children has continued paying vendors that have been caught overcharging the government or handing out spoiled foods, an investigation found.

  • ** FILE ** In this photo taken Thursday, Feb. 4, 2010, an Electronic Benefit Transfer card, which food stamp recipients use to purchase food, is seen at the Sacramento County Department of Human Assistance in Sacramento, Calif. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)

    Violations don’t deter food stamp vendors’ hunger for misuse

    Kenilworth Market, a bulletproof junk-food emporium just inside Washington, D.C.'s eastern border, sells ski masks in the dead of summer. Its clerks steadily hawk "loosies," or illegal single-sale cigarettes.

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