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Two earn honors for family food health, education
September 28, 2016

BURLINGTON, Wash. – Diane Smith and Susie Craig, Washington State University Extension, each earned regional awards recently from a national association for meeting family and community food health and education needs.

Rock Doc: FDA considers changes to nutrition labels
April 22, 2014

By E. Kirsten Peters, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences

PetersPULLMAN, Wash. – While I have been dinking around for months trying to lose five pounds, two of my friends have gotten serious about weight loss. Each of them is down 50 pounds.

Increased budget opens doors
October 1, 2007

PUYALLUP – A 20 percent increase in the budget for Washington state’s Food Stamp Nutrition Education Plan means that WSU Extension educators and their partners will be able to reach more school-aged children and their families with research-based information about how best to spend scarce food dollars.

The Food and Nutrition Service of the U.S. Department of Agriculture approved a total budget for the state of $15.9 million for FY08, approximately a 20 percent increase over the previous year. It includes $8.3 million in federal funding and $7.6 million in state and local cost share funds.

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