FRAC Strongly Opposes SNAP Nutrition Security Act, Calls for More Adequate SNAP Benefits

WASHINGTON, August 10, 2023 — The Food Research & Action Center strongly opposes the SNAP Nutrition Security Act of 2023. The bill is a step towards restricting food access for the tens of millions of households who rely on the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) to put food on the table by requiring the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food and Nutrition Service (USDA-FNS) to collect data on how SNAP participants spend their benefits.  

Fiscal Year 2024 Agriculture Appropriations Bill Would Worsen Poverty and Hunger in America

WASHINGTON, June 15, 2023  — The Fiscal Year (FY) 2024 Agriculture Appropriations bill, which cleared the House Appropriations Committee, would slash critical federal nutrition programs that help keep hunger at bay for people across the country, resulting in the lowest funding allocation since 2006. FRAC strongly opposes this cruel and punitive legislation that would only deepen America’s hunger crisis.  

Pandemic EBT Critical to Reducing Summer Hunger, Yet Millions of Families May Be Left Behind if 9 States Don’t Act Quickly

WASHINGTON, June 9, 2023 — Nine states have not yet submitted plans to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to provide summer benefits through the Pandemic EBT Program. If they do not do so by July 14, millions of families will be left struggling to make ends meet this summer when they lose access to school meals, says the Food Research & Action Center (FRAC).