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Why does EBT fund junk?

...Why can't EBT cards be restricted to nourishing staple foods such as chicken, beans, vegetables, milk, juice...with the EBT program. If EBT were used for cheaper staple foods, less money would go further. I don't begrudge people...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2013-02-07/why-does-ebt-fund-junk
Augusta banquet tries to make hunger problem real to attendees

...food through the Senior Food Box program, said Nathan Krupa, the food bank's grants administrator."They receive staple foods ? vegetables, rice, pasta," he said. "A lot of them just don't have the resources to get enough food."The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2012-02-15/augusta-banquet-
Rice has long been cornerstone of good meal

Rice is a staple food for roughly half of humanity (second only to wheat as the world's largest crop) with an estimated 8,000 varieties in cultivation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/09/02/foo_546587.shtml
Food
Historic salt has big role in body

...served as currency; hence "salary" and "not worth his salt." Composed of sodium and chlorine, salt is a stable, staple food essential for life. It regulates fluid levels and is necessary for muscle function, nerve impulses and the distribution...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/08/19/foo_544879.shtml
Food
Corn pudding is a Southern favorite

...seaboard as well as American Indian migrations from Central America and Mexico. Wherever it was cultivated, corn became a staple food, feeding both men and animals. Fowler's book, "Classical Southern Cooking," describes corn as the largest single...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/11/09/foo_20839.shtml
Food
Moscow mayor introduces price controls on staple foods

MOSCOW -- In this time of crisis, store manager Farik Dabibov is having trouble remaining diplomatic about a decision by Moscow's mayor to control the price of baby food. "It's going to be a serious problem, and our salaries are going to get cut," said Dabibov, a store manager with a baby goods chain in Moscow. "Now we're just waiting to see what the government is going to do with us next."

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/09/17/bus_239198.shtml
Business
Global food prices reach record highs

...according to the U.N.'s Food and Agriculture Organization in Rome. The FAO's index, which measures the price of staple food items and big commercial crops like corn and soybeans, reached its highest level since 1990.The price increases have...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2011-03-03/global-food-prices-reach-r
Business
China confronts consequences of calories

...in fiber and grain for those higher in sugar, oil and animal fats. Obesity rates have soared as China shifts from staple foods to culinary abundance and from grueling physical labor to more sedentary work - a process accelerated by the rush to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/07/14/liv_422107.shtml
Life & style
Marine team enters Liberian capital

...government-held part of the city, market stalls offered little more than potato greens and chili peppers. Rice, the staple food, was nowhere to be found. Thousands of civilians streamed out of Monrovia's rebel-held port carrying bags of rice...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/08/07/nat_383408.shtml
National
In search of a better banana

...that still grow and reproduce in the wild," Frison said in a statement. "More than a popular snack, bananas are a staple food that many African families eat for every meal," Frison said. "This is our chance to develop a crop that won't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/07/23/tec_320375.shtml
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