Nutrition (71 - 80 of 99 items)
CED-81-73: Published: Apr 1, 1981. Publicly Released: Apr 1, 1981.
This bibliography includes information on documents directly or indirectly related to food, agriculture, and/or nutrition that have been released by GAO. The documents included are representative of the broad interrelationship which exists between the food area and other issue areas of concern to GAO such as health, transportation, energy, defense, and international affairs...
Reviews of Department of Agriculture Activities
114747: Mar 18, 1981
GAO provided information on the results of some of its reviews concerning Department of Agriculture activities and related presidential budget proposals including: the Dairy Price-Support Program, the subject of parity as a tool for formulating and evaluating agricultural policy, the suspension of grain sales to Russia, the Farmer-Owned Grain Reserve Program, the need for railroads to make better...
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...
Summary of GAO Reports Issued Since 1977 Pertaining to Farm Bill Legislation
CED-81-43: Published: Jan 21, 1981. Publicly Released: Jan 21, 1981.
A compilation is presented of reports issued since 1977 on topics which are addressed by the Food and Agriculture Act of 1977 and related subjects. The summary was prepared to assist the members of the agriculture committees in their deliberations on renewal, modification, and extension of the Farm Bill...
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...
Food, Agriculture, and Nutrition Issues for Planning
CED-80-94: Published: Jun 11, 1980. Publicly Released: Jun 11, 1980.
The critical food, agriculture, and nutrition issues facing Congress and the Nation are identified and described as part of a continuing reassessment of critical national issues and as an aid in setting audit objectives. National and global factors affecting the food system are becoming increasingly uncertain, and the ability to respond to this uncertainty will depend on how effectively the food s...
Food, Agriculture, and Nutrition Inventory: A New Dictionary on Food
112493: Jun 1, 1980
This article appeared in the GAO Review, Vol. 15, Issue 2, Spring 1980. GAO has developed a food, agriculture, and nutrition inventory at the request of a Senate subcommittee to gain a better grasp of the massive amounts of information which exist in this policy area. The inventory was designed to give a list of government agency programs and activites in the food, nutrition, and agriculture areas...
Overview of the Adult Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program and Its Operation in California
112127: Apr 21, 1980
Pursuant to a congressional request, information was provided on the efficiency and effectiveness of the Department of Agriculture's Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) and the extent to which EFNEP has been coordinated with the Food Stamp Program and State and local programs. In preparing the study, GAO investigated the management of EFNEP on the national level and related progr...
Food: Food Related Reports Issued From January 1977 Through December 1979
111789: Jan 1, 1980
Summaries are presented of GAO reports directly and indirectly related to food which were issued between January 1977 and December 1979. The subjects of the reports include, but are not limited to, agricultural programs, food aid programs, agricultural assistance, food inspection, agricultural trade, natural resource conservation and development, water supply management, fisheries management, prog...
Identification Requirements for Food Stamp Recipients
110731: Oct 30, 1979
The Secretary of Agriculture has legislative authority to test ways to increase the efficiency of the Food Stamp Program and improve the delivery of benefits. In 1976, the Department of Agriculture considered testing alternative identification requirements both at the time food coupons are issued and at the time they are redeemed, but the Department has not as yet initiated the testing. Under curr...