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Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Effects on Food Security (SNAPFS) Study
The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) provides assistance benefits to more than 47 million low-income Americans in an effort to reduce hunger by facilitating beneficiaries’ access to food for a healthy, active lifestyle, otherwise known as food security. A report released by the Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) shows that SNAP participation is associated with improved food security. The study, conducted by Mathematica, is the largest and most rigorous study to date that examines the effect of SNAP on food security. Read the press release.
Building the Evidence Base for Nutrition Policy
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