Congress Considers More Cuts, Affects Millions of SNAP Recipients


As if the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefit November cut isnít enough, the Congress is still considering even more cuts to the SNAP program.

Millions of individuals and families are at greater risk of food insecurity and hunger. The Senate approved the Farm Bill which proposes an additional $4.1 billion in cuts to SNAP over 10 years.


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Federal Programs Related to - Food

Programs that provide access to free or low-cost food products by distributing groceries and providing meals.

Food Assistance Programs

Federal Programs Related to - Nutrition

Programs that provide information concerning the basic principles of healthful eating, food handling and preparation, and shopping skills. Includes programs on dietary choices such as vegetarianism.

Nutrition Education; Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children; WIC; ; Nutrition Assistance Programs; Vegetarianism.

Federal Programs Related to - Food, Agriculture & Nutrition, General/Other

Programs that provide information and services that endeavor to improve food resources and to ensure that the basic nutritional needs of the community are met.



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