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Fight’s Not Over to Include Multivitamins in Farm Bill

Washington, D.C. -- The Farm Bill passed by the U.S. Senate leaves out multivitamins as an allowable purchase with SNAP benefits. But the fight...
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SNAP Stays In House Version of Farm Bill

Washington, D.C  — The Agriculture and Nutrition Bill passed 213-211, which included the controversial work rules for most adult food-stamp recipients, passed the House but...
Capitol Hill

It’s Day on the Hill as Hemp at Risk

Washington, D.C. — Timing is everything and it's a big day for the American Herbal Products Association (AHPA) and the Council for Responsible Nutrition...

Fate of Multivitamins for SNAP Recipients Being Debated in House

Washington, D.C. - The push to make multivitamins an eligible purchase for low income Americans on the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) program could...

Harvest Food Boxes Won’t Give SNAP Recipients What They Really Need

“The fight against hunger does not belong to any one sector.  It has to be done in concert with charities, corporations and governments if...

Fate of Multivitamins Uncertain Under Proposed SNAP Changes

Washington, D.C. - Under a proposal in the president’s newly released budget for 2018, the Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAP), or the program formerly...
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New Bill Would Make Supplements Eligible Under SNAP Benefits

Washington, D.C. — In July, legislation was introduced which would make multivitamin dietary supplements an allowable purchase for the 8 million people receiving assistance...

USDA Announces SNAP Online Purchasing Pilot

Washington, D.C. — The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has selected seven retail firms to take part in a pilot program designed to enable...

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