Food Stamp Eligibility: SNAP Program Should Require Nutrition Education For Recipients


As a teaching assistant for an undergraduate nutrition course at Cornell, I often receive many questions that go beyond the scope of topics covered in the course. Most recently, one of my students inquired whether SNAP, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, regulates the types of food being purchased with food stamps. Unsure, I decided to look further into the topic, and was pretty astonished at the answer.