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Trending / SNAP: Single largest and permanent benefit increase in food stamp history | News

This fall, individuals and families in Columbia County, across Oregon and the nation who depend on food stamp assistance will see what the Biden Administration calls a significant and permanent increase in benefits.

It is reportedly the largest single increase in the food stamp system’s history, which now operates as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).






Largest Permanent Increase

This change will increase SNAP benefits distributed in Oregon by $337 million. For SNAP households this change on average will be about $36 more in money to buy food per person.




Oregon Department of Human Services (ODHS) Press Secretary Jake Sunderland said Biden

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Trending Food: Get sweet on chunky, fully loaded cookies, Food News & Top Stories

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Trending Food: 8 National Day-inspired creations, Food News & Top Stories

SINGAPORE – The National Day Parade may have been postponed, dining in banned and social gatherings curtailed, but do not let these restrictions dampen your mood for Singapore’s 56th birthday.

Food and beverage (F&B) businesses are rolling out takeaway and delivery deals, with many coming up with creations specially for National Day.

And what better way to show your patriotism than to support the country’s F&B operators.

The Straits Times checks out eight National Day-inspired items.

1. Singaporean breakfast cheesecake

Robust flavours of locally sourced Nanyang coffee powder are infused into the smooth cream cheese of the Singaporean Breakfast cheesecake

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Coffee shop openings, birria quesadillas, and more Pittsburgh food news | Food | Pittsburgh

click to enlarge Alphabet City Smash Burger from 40 North - COURTESY OF 40 NORTH

Courtesy of 40 North

Alphabet City Smash Burger from 40 North

Cafetano Coffee Roasters
cafetanopgh.com
There’s a new high-end coffee shop coming to the Strip District. Cafetano Coffee Roasters has an excellent collection of coffee, smoothies, fruit drinks, tea, and hot chocolate, as well as a menu of delicious treats. From sandwiches to brownies, they have something for whatever you crave. The exact location and date of opening are still TBD but watch their website and Instagram for more information.

Ruckus Coffee Gallery
1707 Babcock Blvd., Shaler. ruckuscafe.com
Ruckus

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Lab-grown ‘meat’: Israelis enjoy the future with ‘food revolution’, Trending News

Diners in Israel’s central town of Ness Ziona are eating lab-grown “meat” that scientists claim is an environmentally friendly solution to feed the world’s rising population.

A restaurant in Tel Aviv sells chicken grown in a lab. This restaurant is a type of SuperMeat testing ground that hosts regular test meals and generates customer feedback while awaiting regulatory approval.

The aptly titled “The Chicken” serves burgers in an unusual setting: across the fine dining room, on the ground floor of a modest building in Ness Ziona, central Israel.

The laboratory, where experts are busy behind big stainless steel vats, can

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