Cutting Food Stamp Funding May Put 6 Million Americans At Risk


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Bread for the World Institute president, Rev. David Beckmann, cautions proposed House cuts for food stamps would increase hunger for six million Americans.

Beckmann's warning is entrenched in a new report release on hunger, the Hunger Report 2014: Ending Hunger in America. The Hunger Report calls on the U.S. government to join forces with international communities to establish goals to succeed the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), which expire in December 2015. The new global development goals must cover ending hunger and extreme poverty and achieving global food security and good nutrition for all by 2030.


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Federal Programs Related to - Food

Programs that provide access to free or low-cost food products by distributing groceries and providing meals.

Food Assistance Programs

Federal Programs Related to - Hunger Action

Programs which seek to alleviate and prevent hunger. Includes domestic and international programs.

Federal Programs Related to - Nutrition

Programs that provide information concerning the basic principles of healthful eating, food handling and preparation, and shopping skills. Includes programs on dietary choices such as vegetarianism.

Nutrition Education; Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children; WIC; ; Nutrition Assistance Programs; Vegetarianism.

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