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Bread: May 2014 e-Newsletter

May 2014 e-Newsletter

Food-Aid Reforms Endangered

In April, the House passed a Coast Guard reauthorization bill that includes a provision that could drastically reduce the number of hungry people that U.S. food aid can reach. The provision would significantly increase cargo-preference restrictions, rules requiring that a certain percentage of all cargo funded by the United States–including food-aid products–must be transported on American ships with American crews. Read more »


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