Economic Information Bulletin No. (EIB-137) 20 pp

March 2015

The Food Assistance Landscape: FY 2014 Annual Report

In this report, the Economic Research Service (ERS) uses preliminary data from USDA's Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) to examine trends in U.S. food and nutrition assistance programs through fiscal 2014 (October 1, 2013 to September 30, 2014) and ERS data to examine trends in the prevalence and severity of household food insecurity in the United States through 2013.

Keywords: food assistance, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, SNAP, school lunch, school breakfast, Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children, WIC, Child and Adult Care Food Program, food insecurity

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