A federal judge struck down a USDA final rule that would have limited states' ability to issue waivers and individual exemptions for SNAP work requirements in areas where there are few jobs or work training programs.
Below are the prepared remarks by Academy President Linda T. Farr, RDN, CSOWM, LD, FAND, October 18 at the Opening Session of the 2020 Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo virtual event.
The Academy applauds USDA for swiftly using the authority and funding given to the agency through the continuing resolution.
Ten diversity and inclusion-focused listening sessions were completed on September 30, which included up to 25 participants per session.
An update for members on the Academy’s work on licensure, particularly in Florida, since the most recent communication on July 28.