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USDA to buy $13M in Alaska salmon

...meals, said Bruce Schactler, USDA food aid program coordinator for the Alaska...commonly purchase canned salmon for its food aid programs but the product "became expensive, too expensive for the food aid market," Fick said.Schactler said...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-03/usda-buy-13m-alaska-salmon
Local
Herring value could rise in world food aid programs

...canned herring into international food aid programs could provide critical protein...who works primarily these days as food aid coordinator for the Alaska Seafood...people receiving meals through the food aid programs to boost their health to...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/080309/sta_474154501.shtml
Salmon feeds recipients of food aid programs

...salmon, purchased through federal food aid programs, now feeds hungry people...Kodiak fisherman Bruce Schactler, the food aid coordinator for the Alaska Seafood...the world's dominant donor for food aid, the USDA has purchased less food...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/110107/sta_20071101004.shtml
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Governor asks feds to buy surplus salmon

...Game said the 219 million was a preliminary estimate. The pink harvest wound up at 226 million fish.Bruce Schactler, food aid program coordinator for the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute, said there was enough canned product at the end of the...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-27/governor-asks-feds-buy-surplus-salmon
State
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Alaska salmon be sent as part of Kosovo food aid THE ASSOCIATED PRESS KODIAK - Gov...salmon as a protein source in U.S. food aid packages sent to Kosovo refugees...your staff indicate that USDA's food aid package provided to the Kosovars currently...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/042799/Loc_foodaid.shtml
'Off the charts': 133k Somalia famine child deaths

NAIROBI, Kenya - A decision by extremist Islamic militants to ban delivery of food aid and a "normalization of crisis" that numbed international donors to unfolding disaster made south-central Somalia the most...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2013-05-03/charts-133k-somalia-famine-child-deat
Not For Web
Outside editorial: The starving can't wait

...government has required that its food aid be purchased at home and shipped by...President Obama, can cut the cost of food aid by up to one-third in parts of Africa...a couple of months. The amount of food aid funds authorized for local and regional...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052410/opi_643732704.shtml
Opinion
Outside editoiral: Securing the seas

...Other than the positive outcome - the rescue of Phillips and his crew, and the recovery of the cargo ship filled with food aid for Kenya - there was little about the harrowing incident one would want to see repeated. It's a miracle there was...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/041509/opi_429491309.shtml
Outside editorial: Cholera on the move

...for food they are actually disappointed when they find out they are not HIV-positive because they are not eligible for food aid," said Christophe Fournier, International Council President for Doctors Without Borders. The government of Zimbabwe...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/031109/opi_407858085.shtml
Alaska Digest

...foreign aid JUNEAU - The U.S. Department of Agriculture has committed to buying 1,400 tons of canned pink salmon for food aid to Jamaica, Guatemala and Cambodia, the Alaska Department of Commerce, Community and Economic Development announced...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061606/sta_20060616016.shtml
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