Farm Bill Passes Senate, Moves to House

Last week the Senate passed their version of the 2012 Farm Bill, and the House Agricultural Committee will take up their version of the bill on July 11th. From GE foods to SNAP benefits, the Senate debated many critical issues in our food system. For a quick listing of the important provisions that made it in, head to the Community Food Security Coalition’s press release.
The map pictured is of the prevalence of food stamp use across the country, one of the most important food security programs embedded in the Farm Bill. To view a larger image of this map, click here.
[Photo by MapScience]

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