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Orange stamps were good for any grocery item the purchaser chose, except drugs, liquor and items consumed on the premises.
Blue stamps bought only surplus foods—dairy products, eggs, citrus fruits, prunes and fresh vegetables. The idea for the first food stamp program has been credited to various people, most notably Secretary of Agriculture Henry A. Wallace and the program's first Analyzing the distribution of wic funds, Milo Perkins.
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Orange stamps could be used to buy any food; blue stamps could be used only to buy food determined by the department to be surplus. At its peak, the program assisted an estimated four million people. The first recipient was Mabel McFiggin of Rochester, New York ; the first retailer to redeem the stamps was Joseph Mutolo; and the first retailer caught violating program rules was Nick Salzano in October The program ended when the conditions that brought the program into being—unmarketable food surpluses and widespread unemployment —ceased to exist.
Prominent US senators actively associated with attempts to enact a food stamp program during this period included George AikenRobert M. On September 21,P.
The Eisenhower Administration never used the authority. Kennedy 's first Executive Order called for expanded food distribution and, on February 2,he announced that food stamp pilot programs would be initiated. The pilot programs would retain the requirement that the food stamps be purchased, but eliminated the concept of special stamps for surplus foods.
A Department spokesman indicated the emphasis would be on increasing the consumption of perishables. Sullivan of Missouri asserted, " The measure drew overwhelming support from House Democrats, 90 percent from urban areas, 96 percent from the suburbs, and 87 percent from rural areas.
Republican lawmakers opposed the initial measure: Johnson hailed food stamps as "a realistic and responsible step toward the fuller and wiser use of an agricultural abundance". Rural lawmakers supported the program so that their urban colleagues would not dismantle farm subsidies.
Food stamps, along with MedicaidHead Startand the Job Corps were foremost among the growing anti-poverty programs. President Johnson called for a permanent food-stamp program on January 31,as part of his " War on Poverty " platform introduced at the State of the Union a few weeks earlier.
Agriculture Secretary Orville Freeman submitted the legislation on April 17, The bill eventually passed by Congress was H. As a Senator, Dole became a staunch supporter of the program, after he worked with George McGovern to produce a bipartisan solution to two of the main problems associated with food stamps: Dole told Congress regarding the new provisions, "I am confident that this bill eliminates the greedy and feeds the needy.
The major provisions were: Actual participation waspeople. Participation topped 1 million in March2 million in October3 million in February4 million in February5 million one month later in March6 million two months later in May10 million in Februaryand 15 million in October Rapid increases in participation during this period were primarily due to geographic expansion.
Major legislative changes early s [ edit ] The early s were a period of growth in participation, concern about the cost of providing food stamp benefits, and questions about administration, primarily timely certification. During this time, the issue was framed that would dominate food stamp legislation ever after: Three major pieces of legislation shaped this period, leading up to massive reform to follow:Last summer, I was invited by the California Happy Cows campaign (California Milk Advisory Board) to visit the “real California Happy Cows” at a California dairy farm.
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