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Title: USDA: Food & Nutrition Service
Url: http://www.fns.usda.gov/
Publisher: United States. Food and Nutrition Service.
Description: Despite the abundance of foodstuffs in the United States, many individuals and families go hungry on a regular basis. There are a number of public and private organizations working to address this problem, and the USDA's Food & Nutrition Service is just such an organization. Their website allows persons working in this area to learn about their various nutrition assistance programs through their online newsroom, their specific program areas, and their "Spotlights" features. For a brief introduction to their current initiatives and work, interested parties should browse on over to the newsroom, where they can learn about recent grant awards, state food stamp participation rates, and disaster assistance. After that, visitors may wish to look at the multimedia materials within the "Eat Smart. Play Hard" feature designed for young people. Here they can learn about the food pyramid and how to eat balanced meals everyday.
LC Classification: Education -- Theory and practice of education -- School hygiene. School health services -- Feeding and clothing of school children. Provision of meals and clothing
Law -- United States -- United States (General) -- Social legislation -- Public welfare. Public assistance -- Particular relief measures, A-Z -- Food stamp program
Medicine -- Public aspects of medicine -- Public health. Hygiene. Preventive medicine -- Food and food supply in relation to public health
Medicine -- Public aspects of medicine -- Public health. Hygiene. Preventive medicine -- Personal health and hygiene -- Nutrition
Science -- Physiology -- Hunger and thirst -- Hunger -- Starvation
Science -- Physiology -- Nutrition -- Study and teaching. Research
Social sciences -- Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology -- Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology -- Free professional services -- Other, A-Z -- Food relief
Technology -- Home economics -- Hospitality industry. Hotels, clubs, restaurants, etc. Food service -- Special topics, A-Z -- Safety measures
Technology -- Home economics -- Nutrition. Foods and food supply
GEM Subject: Health
Health -- Nutrition
Social studies
Social studies -- Economics
Health -- Consumer health
Key Concept: Agriculture -- Food
Health -- Nutrition
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Resource Type: Collection (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Reading Materials
Format: html
pdf
Audience: College/University Instructors
General Public
Higher Education
Policy-Makers
Secondary Education
Students
Teachers
University First Cycle
University Postgrad
University Second Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2007-04-09 03:00:02 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2013-02-26 12:28:44 (W3C-DTF)
Source: Scout Archives  Scout Archives
Full Record Views: 81
Resource URL Clicks: 12
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