April 2, 2021

Food Research & Action Center Applauds USDA for Increasing Emergency SNAP Benefits, Providing Millions with Additional Relief During COVID-19

Media Contact: Jordan Baker jbaker@frac.org 202-640-1118 Statement attributable to Luis Guardia, President, Food Research & Action Center (FRAC) WASHINGTON, April 2, 2021 — The Food Research & Action Center (FRAC) is pleased that the Biden administration has heeded our recommendation to expand Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Emergency Allotments during COVID-19. We applaud the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) for taking […]

March 26, 2021

SNAP: A Critical Support During the First Year of the COVID-19 Pandemic

March 26, 2021 It has been one year since the COVID-19 pandemic caused extraordinary disruptions to life in the United States. The public health and economic fallout from the pandemic has been widespread, and also has exposed long-standing disparities and inequities in access to health care, education, employment, housing, and food. As the crisis unfolded, […]