Accuracy in Media

Michelle Obama’s Food Restrictions Ban Lucky Charms, Frosted Flakes & Other Cereals

It’s due to the sugar content of cereals and other breakfast foods that American kids often consume: New rules stemming from the school lunch law championed by first lady Michelle Obama are banning popular children’s cereals like Frosted Flakes in daycare centers. The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food and Nutrition Service issued a final rule Monday […]

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$1.2 Billion in Cuts to the Food Stamp Program is Proposed

From the Washington Examiner: The House Appropriations Committee released legislation Tuesday that provides $79.7 billion for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP. “This is $1.2 billion below last year’s level and $2.02 billion below the president’s budget request, reflecting declining enrollment,” the committee said. Photo by ajmexico

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Government ‘Creates Jobs’ by Buying Snowmobiles

Seriously, that’s what the U.S. Department of Agriculture has done: The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) says it is creating jobs by spending millions on snowmobiles, fire trucks, studying a “gluten-free mill,” and other local initiatives. The federal agency announced $18.1 million in loans and grants last month, describing the projects as an “efficient way” […]

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Save the Raisins: SCOTUS protects Raisin Farmers from USDA

As the Free Beacon reported: “The Supreme Court ruled on Monday that a federal program designed to regulate raisin supply and prices is unconstitutional.” “The court sided with Fresno, Ca., raisin farmer Marvin Horne who challenged the 1949 marketing order that allowed the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) to seize raisins from producers to […]

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Audit finds $38 Million Farming Program has been Mismanaged

As the Washington Free Beacon reported: “A program intended to give financial assistance to “socially disadvantaged” farmers is riddled with “broad and pervasive mismanagement,” leading the U.S. Department of Agriculture inspector general to question millions of dollars in taxpayer funds.” “The Office of Advocacy and Outreach (OAO), established by the 2008 Farm Bill, administered $38 […]

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April 2016

4/27/2016 - Michelle Obama’s Food Restrictions Ban Lucky Charms, Frosted Flakes & Other Cereals

4/14/2016 - $1.2 Billion in Cuts to the Food Stamp Program is Proposed

September 2015

9/13/2015 - Dept of Agriculture Barely Uses Over 1,100 Cars, Spending $6.2 Million on them

August 2015

8/19/2015 - Government ‘Creates Jobs’ by Buying Snowmobiles

June 2015

6/23/2015 - Save the Raisins: SCOTUS protects Raisin Farmers from USDA

April 2015

4/16/2015 - Audit finds $38 Million Farming Program has been Mismanaged