Friday, February 26, 2010

Roger Beachy USDA Announcement

Roger Beachy, director of USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) today announced a new grant program to develop healthier food products for humanitarian assistance programs.
“Millions of people around the world depend on food aid delivered by the United States for their survival every day,” Beachy said. “It is our responsibility to make sure that in emergency situations, these people are receiving food that supplies them with the nutrients they need.” Click for article, Media Contact: Jennifer Martin, WASHINGTON, Feb. 25, 2010 National Institute of Food and Agriculture (press release)