Monthly Archives: May 2013

Keeping the Food in Food for Peace

Adopting a cash voucher system would disrupt the cost-effective delivery of food aid By Elijah E. Cummings, Duncan Hunter , Nick Rahall May 21, 2013   Elijah E. Cummings is a Democratic representative from Maryland, Duncan Hunter is a Republican…

Cong. Cummings and Hunter: Food Aid Supports Sealift

The Post’s May 13 editorial “Hurdles in reforming U.S. food aid” glossed over critical facts about the U.S. merchant marine and food aid programs. The Post failed to discuss the important nexus linking food aid programs, the merchant marine and the…

Farm Bureau Says: Keep the Food in Food Aid

Recently, a member of the American Farm Bureau Federation staff was interviewed on the subject of proposed changes to U.S. international food aid. The question was whether the United States should shift food aid donations to cash instead of American-grown…