New Institute of Medicine Report Outlines Steps to Address Benefit Adequacy

Research has long shown and lines at food pantries have long demonstrated that benefit levels for SNAP are too low, and today’s new Institute of Medicine report on benefit adequacy reaffirms that point. The report is clear: SNAP benefits are inadequate, and it is time for the UsDA and Congress to take up this issue. One in six Americans struggle with hunger, and they need action now.