Trump Administration Proposes Sending Meals Directly to Food Stamp Beneficiaries

Trump Administration Proposes Sending Meals Directly to Food Stamp Beneficiaries

The Trump administration is proposing to have the Department of Agriculture ship packages of food directly to low-income families in lieu of food stamp benefits.  The administration referred to it as a “Blue Apron-type” program, referring to the meal preparation and delivery service. The food would be sent “in the form of a USDA Foods package, which would include items such as shelf-stable milk, ready-to-eat cereals, pasta, peanut butter, beans and canned fruit, vegetables, and meat, poultry or fish,” according…

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