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Department of Agriculture Food Surplus Inventories Available for Distribution to Low-Income and Unemployed Persons
120948: Mar 22, 1983
GAO provided information related to the Department of Agriculture's food surplus inventories available for distribution to low-income and unemployed persons. GAO found that about 86 percent of the butter, 71 percent of the cheese, and 58 percent of the nonfat dry milk in surplus were less than 1 year old. Agriculture's Commodity Credit Corporation, a wholly owned Government corporation, reported t...
Information on Dine-Out Feature of the Food Stamp Program
CED-81-72: Published: Feb 27, 1981. Publicly Released: Mar 11, 1981.
The dine-out feature of the Department of Agriculture's Food Stamp Program allows food stamp recipients who are at least 60 years of age to use food coupons to pay for meals in authorized restaurants.The number of States and restaurants participating in the dine-out feature has decreased. Six of the nine States that dropped the feature did so because of the low participation by eligible food stamp...
Areas Needing Improvement in the Adult Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program
CED-80-138: Published: Sep 4, 1980. Publicly Released: Sep 4, 1980.
GAO made a limited assessment of the Adult Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP). In April 1980, GAO testified before the subcommittee on overall program operations and on program activities. EFNEP has the potential for improving and maintaining people's health through better diets and for saving money through knowledgeable food purchases. Ignorance about nutrition is not limited t...