SNAP Benefits Changes

Big changes are coming for those who use SNAP benefits.Families should notice the difference in their October benefits.The increase comes as part of the USDA’s review of the food stamp program as required under the 2018 farm bill.In its re-evaluation, USDA was driven by the latest available data on the four key factors identified in the 2018 Farm Bill: current food prices, what Americans typically eat, dietary guidance, and the nutrients in food items. For example, the revised plan includes more fish and red and orange vegetables to align with recommendations in the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2020-2025.

Source: MG News

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