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Finegold K, Kramer FD, Saloner B, Parnes J. 2008. The role of the Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP) in nutritional assistance to mothers, infants, children, and seniors. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service, 71 pp. (Contractor and cooperator report no. 48)

Annotation: This report looks at how the Commodity Supplemental Food Program (which provides supplemental food packages to about half a million low-income pregnant and postpartum women) operates, who participates in it, how it fits into the overall food assistance landscape, and what are states' expectations for its future use, in relation to other food assistance programs and target populations. Program eligibility and participation are also addressed.

Contact: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service, 1800 M Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20036-5831, Telephone: (202) 694-5050 E-mail: infocenterers.usda.gov Web Site: http://www.ers.usda.gov Available from the website.

Keywords: Commodity Supplemental Food Program, Eligibility, Enrollment, Federal programs, Low income groups, Nutrition, Postpartum women, Pregnant women

Rosso R, Weill J. 2007. State of the States: A profile of food and nutrition programs across the nation. Washington, DC: Food Research and Action Center, annual.

Annotation: This report provides information on federal food and nutrition programs throughout the United States. Statistics are provided for the United States as a whole and for each state in the following areas: percentage of food-insecure households, demographics, and participation in the following programs: School Breakfast Program, National School Lunch Program, Summer Nutrition Program, Food Stamp Program, WIC, Child and Adult Care Food Program, The Emergency Food Assistance Program, and the Commodity Supplemental Food Program. Additional statistical information is presented in tables at the end of the report. A list of sources is included.

Contact: Food Research and Action Center, 1875 Connecticut Avenue, N.W., Suite 540, Washington, DC 20009, Telephone: (202) 986-2200 Fax: (202) 986-2525 Web Site: http://www.frac.org/ $12; also available from the website.

Keywords: Child nutrition programs, Commodity Supplemental Food Program, Federal programs, Food, Food Stamp Program, Hunger, Nutrition, Nutrition programs, Poverty, School breakfast programs, School lunch programs, WIC Program

U.S. General Accounting Office. 1990. Views on temporary emergency food assistance program and commodities for soup kitchens: Testimony. Washington, DC: U.S. General Accounting Office, 13 pp.

Annotation: This statement before the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, U.S. Senate, discusses the effectiveness of two programs of the Hunger Prevention Act of 1988: the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Temporary Emergency Food Assistance Program and a new program to provide commodities to soup kitchens or food banks, based on comments of officials in certain local recipient agencies and of individual recipients.

Contact: U.S. Government Accountability Office, 441 G Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20548, Telephone: (202) 512-3000 Secondary Telephone: E-mail: contact@gao.gov Web Site: http://www.gao.gov Available from the website. Document Number: GAO/T-RCED-90-69.

Keywords: Commodity Supplemental Food Program, Food banks, Soup kitchens, Surveys

U.S. General Accounting Office. 1986. Needs-based programs: Eligibility and benefit factors. Washington, DC: U.S. General Accounting Office, 53 pp.

Annotation: Fifty-four needs-based federal programs are described with regard to eligibility and benefit factors. Child nutrition programs are included. Cash programs, education programs, food programs, housing programs, medical programs, service programs, and jobs and employment programs are the other areas covered.

Contact: U.S. Government Accountability Office, 441 G Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20548, Telephone: (202) 512-3000 Secondary Telephone: E-mail: contact@gao.gov Web Site: http://www.gao.gov Available from the website. Document Number: GAP/HRD-86-107FS.

Keywords: Access to health care, Child nutrition, Commodity Supplemental Food Program, Food Stamp Program, Nutrition programs, Public health programs, Quality assurance, Supplemental food programs

Monrad DM, Pelavin SH, Baker RF, Stenner AJ, Harris BSH. 1982. Evaluation of the Commodity Supplemental Food Program final report: Health and nutrition impacts of three local projects. Washington, DC: U.S. Food and Nutrition Service, Office of Analysis and Evaluation, 116 pp.

Annotation: This report is based on data collected from three CSFP project sites. The data was evaluated to answer four questions: does participation in the CSFP program have an impact on the health of pregnant women and their newborn infants or children; does the amount of CSFP services impact the health of pregnant women, infants and children; does early participation in the program affect the health of pregnant women, infants and children; and does participation in the program have more impact on "risk risk" subgroups? The evaluation showed that the program does have a positive effect on pregnant women and their infants and children in all four question areas. This report is one of five related reports with a common title.

Keywords: Commodity Supplemental Food Program, Evaluation, Federal programs, Nutrition services

Monrad DM, Baker RF, Stenner AJ, Harris BSH. 1981. Evaluation of the Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP): Final evaluation design. Durham, NC: NTS Research Corporation, 82 pp.

Annotation: The NTS Research Corporation, under contract to the Food and Nutrition Service of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, has prepared this report as a part of an evaluation of the Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP). This document outlines the components and variables in the CSFP conceptual framework, the program evaluation design, and the analysis plan. This is one of a series of five related reports using a common title.

Contact: NTS Research, 2634 Chapel Hill Boulevard, Durham, NC 27707,

Keywords: Commodity Supplemental Food Program, Evaluation, Federal programs, Nutrition services

Harris BSH, Monrad DM, Shefter JW, Stenner AJ. 1981. Evaluation of the Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP): Phase I final report: Review and assessment of CSFP projects. Durham, NC: NTS Research Corporation, 53 pp.

Annotation: The NTS Research Corporation, under contract to the Food and Nutrition Service of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, has prepared this report as a part of an evaluation of the Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP). This document presents a description of activities during Phase I of the evaluation project: a review and assessment of CSFP projects toward identification of variables and projects for the Phase II evaluation. This is one of a series of five related reports using a common title.

Contact: NTS Research, 2634 Chapel Hill Boulevard, Durham, NC 27707,

Keywords: Commodity Supplemental Food Program, Evaluation, Federal programs, Nutrition services

Goettel RJ, Monrad DM, Rupen AS, Harris BSH. 1981. Evaluation of the Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP): Phase III final report: Administrative cost study. Durham, NC: NTS Research Corporation, 75 pp.

Annotation: The NTS Research Corporation, under contract to the Food and Nutrition Service of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, has prepared this report as a part of an evaluation of the Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP). This document reviews what CSFP administrative costs include, state administrative costs, local administrative expenses, and conclusions and recommendations of the cost evaluation. This is one of a series of five related reports using a common title.

Contact: NTS Research, 2634 Chapel Hill Boulevard, Durham, NC 27707,

Keywords: Commodity Supplemental Food Program, Evaluation, Federal programs, Nutrition services

Harris BSH, Monrad DM. 1981. Evaluation of the Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP): Final Report, appendices. Durham, NC: NTS Research Corporation, 81 pp.

Annotation: The NTS Research Corporation, under contract to the Food and Nutrition Service of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, has prepared this report as a part of an evaluation of the Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP). This document contains the appendices for the evaluation report. The four appendices are: development of the data collection instrument, training of field staff, selection of study subjects, and record abstraction. This is one of a series of five related reports using a common title.

Contact: NTS Research, 2634 Chapel Hill Boulevard, Durham, NC 27707,

Keywords: Commodity Supplemental Food Program, Evaluation, Federal programs, Nutrition services

Berger D, comp. and ed. 1980. Summary report first National State Directors Meeting on Program Management. Washington, DC: U.S. Food and Nutrition Service, 114 pp.

Annotation: These proceedings summarize information and recommendations from a meeting of state directors of two federal nutrition programs (the Special Supplemental Food Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) and the Commodity Supplumental Food Program (CSFP) )that was held in Albuquerque, New Mexico, in 1980. The proceedings include the following main sections: (1) letter from Rosalynn Carter, (2) Excerpts from speeches of USDA officials, (3) quotations from general sessions, (4) reports on workshops, (5) conclusion, and (6) meeting attendees.

Keywords: Commodity Supplemental Food Program, Child health, Conference proceedings, Conference proceedings, Department of Agriculture, Infant health, Nutrition, WIC Program, Women's health

Josaitis EM. 1979. Report to the National Advisory Council on Maternal, Infant, and Fetal Nutrition. No place: National Advisory Council on Maternal Infant and Fetal Nutrition, 28 pp.

Fleming V, Harvey S, Keefe, J. 1977. Overcoming malnutrition: Putting federal programs to work—A report on the First National WIC Symposium. Washington, DC: Children's Foundation, 130 pp.

   

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number U02MC31613, MCH Advanced Education Policy, $3.5 M. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.