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Trump Proposes SNAP Delivery System That Excludes Fresh Produce

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The Trump administration announced yesterday a new plan to cut nearly 30% of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program , also referred to as food stamps, according to NPR .
The proposal maps out a plan to deliver care package-like boxes filled with “shelf-stable milk, ready-to-eat cereals, pasta, peanut butter, beans and canned fruit and vegetables.” These packages will not include fresh produce or meat and will count for half of the monthly SNAP benefit spending. In doing so, the current administration limits recipients' spending in stores, which will save $129 billion over 10 years...
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Trump Wants to Replace Food Stamps With Food Boxes

Trump Wants to Replace Food Stamps With Food Boxes

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The “USDA America's Harvest Box” would include canned fruits and vegetables Trump's new budget proposal includes major cuts to the nation's food stamp program,. POTUS wants to slash cash payments to program recipients, replacing them in part with “a package of U.S.-grown commodities” like meat, poultry, milk, peanut butter, and cereal,” the Washington Post reports. The cuts would add up to more than $200 billion over the next decade.
White House budget director Mick Mulvaney referred to the boxes of food staples as a “Blue Apron-type program,” according to Politico , referring to the meal...
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