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  • Food Chemical News: USDA should study the effects of cutting soda from SNAP, one lawmaker says
    Posted in Articles on February 22, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Agriculture

    By Margarita Raycheva Published: February 22, 2017 03:26 PM While U.S. lawmakers debate whether soda should be restricted from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), at least one of them, Rep. John Faso (R-N.Y.), wants USDA to conduct a study to find out if a soda ban could improve the nutritional habits of program participants. Faso told Food Chemical News on Feb. 21 that he will push for the study in the coming months in the House Agriculture Committee, which last week debated t... Read more

  • Faso Appointed to House Agriculture Subcommittees
    Posted in Press Releases on February 2, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Agriculture

    Washington, D.C. – Congressman John Faso (R-Kinderhook) was appointed to the Nutrition Subcommittee as well as the Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit Subcommittee on the House Agriculture Committee. Congressman Faso issued the following statement: “I am honored to be appointed to serve on two subcommittees on the House Agriculture Committee. On the Nutrition Subcommittee I look forward to work on policies that will protect temporary assistance programs for those in need. As a member of the ... Read more

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