ㅤ”The packages recipients would be given would not include fresh fruits or vegetables. Instead, according to NPR, the packages would consist of ‘shelf-stable milk, ready to eat cereals, pasta, peanut butter, beans and canned fruit and vegetables.'”
ㅤô¿ô …No Jack? …How dare they !!
Full story at The Hill, image from fastly(.net) – 2/12/18.
ㅤTags: snap, food package.
ㅤ”The proposal, new in the White House fiscal 2019 budget, is for families to receive some of their benefits ‘in the form of a USDA Foods package, which would include items such as shelf-stable milk, ready-to-eat cereals, pasta, peanut butter, beans and canned fruit, vegetables, and meat, poultry or fish.'”
ㅤô¿ô …But the Federal government will NEVER prohibit the use of food stamps to buy lottery tickets. Big blue states would secede from the Union.
Full story at The Washington Examiner, image from wordpress(.com) – 2/12/18.
ㅤTags: meal kit, wholesale, food stamp, snap.
ㅤ”Despite the fact that food stamp enrollment in the U.S. is at historic lows and nearly 1.5 million people dropped off of the food stamp rolls since President Trump took office, Oregon is one of the few states where enrollment in SNAP increased over the past year.”