Last week marked the first of many rollbacks the Trump administration and the USDA are planning on the way the USDA administers school lunch programs.
"This regulation blatantly ignores the bipartisan farm bill that the president is signing today and disregards over 20 years of history giving states flexibility to request waivers based on local job conditions."
“With modest increases in public investment in technical support and start-up capital … cooperatives could greatly expand into new markets, employ significant numbers of people, and contribute healthier food to their communities.”
"We urge the Senate to listen to the American people and reject this pesticide industry loyalist who will put corporate profits over farmers, public health, and our environment."
The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, formerly known as food stamps, will no longer be in monetary form and instead recipients will receive "USDA Foods package."
Sam Clovis likely to be named undersecretary of the USDA department that manages research on everything from climate change to nutrition.
The USDA hopes by making these changes we will see an increase in participation in the National Organic Program.
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