Chittenden Emergency Food Shelf http://wamc.org en Vermont Senator Criticizes Cuts in Food Program http://wamc.org/post/vermont-senator-criticizes-cuts-food-program <p>Vermont U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders says cuts in a federal emergency hunger program have resulted in a 50 percent reduction in food supplies from that program for the Vermont Foodbank.<br><br>Sanders, who calls the situation "unconscionable," appeared Tuesday with representatives from the Vermont Foodbank and Chittenden Emergency Food Shelf to highlight the issue.<br><br>The Emergency Food Assistance Program provides food at no cost to low-income Americans in need of short-term hunger relief, through organizations like the Vermont Foodbank.<br> Tue, 09 Oct 2012 21:30:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 49511 at http://wamc.org Vermont Senator Criticizes Cuts in Food Program