Obama Administration Food Aid Reform Push Countered By Fierce Lobbying

Obama Administration Food Aid Reform Push Countered By Fierce Lobbying

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Posted
5/1/13
By
The Huffington Post

A White House plan to modernize the major U.S. food aid program, by donating cash rather than American-grown food, is in trouble after fierce lobbying by farm groups, food processors, shippers and others who set out to sink the idea months before it was unveiled in President Barack Obama's fiscal 2014 budget.

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Food Aid Reform