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Food program for 1944 ... by United States. War Food Administration.

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English



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  • Food supply -- United States.,
  • Agriculture and state -- United States.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Economic aspects -- United States.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Food supply -- United States.

Book details:

LC ClassificationsHD9006 .A5 1944f
The Physical Object
Pagination96 p.
Number of Pages96
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL237372M
LC Control Numberagr44000039

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Every American was issued a series of ration books during the war. The ration books contained removable stamps good for certain rationed items, like sugar, meat, cooking oil, and canned goods. A person could not buy a rationed item without also giving the grocer the right ration stamp. A brief review of food and nutrition in five countries: five lectures by delegates to the United Nations Food Conference, delivered in the auditorium of the United States Department of Agriculture, June , , sponsored by the Interdepertmental Nutrition Coordinating Committee and Food Distribution Administration, War Food Administration.   Under the food rationing system, everyone, including men, women, and children, was issued their own ration books. Rationed foods were categorized as either needing red or blue points. Individuals wishing to purchase foods under the red points scheme, which included meat, fish and dairy, were issued with 64 points to use per month. Eggs followed a similar pattern in the autumn – disappearing, only to return in the spring of in excess. These food shortages were certainly not serious, as they were in Germany’s cities where staple foods became unavailable, leaving the inhabitants with insufficient food to .

  Oftentimes, the food was less about flavor and more about providing sustenance. Indeed, food was a bit scarce back then. The second World War ended in , so people needed to ration supplies and make substitutions for pricier ingredients. Even if you had the money, you might not be able to get the items you wanted from the market. The Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) is a federal program that provides reimbursements for nutritious meals and snacks to eligible children and adults who are enrolled for care at participating child care centers, day care homes, and adult day care centers. CACFP also provides reimbursements for meals served to children and youth. Item 5: War Ration Book One Undated Item 6: War Ration Book Two Undated Item 7: War Ration Book Three Undated Item 8: War Ration Book Five Undated Mileage Ration Coupons, Undated Box1, Folder4 Container(s) Description Dates Box Folder 1 4 Item 1: Mileage Certificate Undated World War II Rationing Stamps Program, Two boxes required only one rationing coupon, which resulted in 80 million boxes sold in Food substitutions became evident with real butter being replaced with Oleo margarine. Cottage cheese took on a new significance as a substitute for meat, with sales exploding from million pounds in to million pounds in

This book was first published in it covers the contemporaneous events of the last 11 years in toto. It is a real history of the events with almost no twist. Just the facts a great read and a real bit of historyReviews: preservation techniques available today creates a great demand for an up-to-date handbook of food preser-vation methods. This book emphasizes practical, cost-effective, and safe strategies for implementing preservation techniques and dissects the exact mode or mechanisms involved in each preservation method.   Ration books were very valuable and had to be presented to the grocery clerk. Holders like these would help protect the book and its stamps. Gift in Memory of Charles Warren and Norma T. Davis, On this day in , the Office of Price Administration began to enforce food rationing. World War II was [ ]. The U.S. Occupation of Japan lasted from to after the Japanese surrendered on September 2, , ending World War this period, the occupation government retained Japan's rationing system, which was implemented during the war to preserve resources. The U.S. and Japanese officials were unable to allocate the food supply efficiently, which led to an extreme hunger crisis.