• 10 things you need to know before the opening bell

    2 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Here is what you need to know.
    Trump's budget proposes making part of the food-stamp program a meal-delivery service with boxed grocery deliveries. President Donald Trump's budget proposes Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program recipients would begin to receive some of their benefits in the form of a package with groceries inside including "items such as shelf-stable milk, ready to eat cereals, pasta, peanut butter, beans and canned fruit, vegetables, and meat, poultry or fish."
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  • Trump Wants to Cut Food Stamps-And Replace Them With Blue Apron-Like Meal Kits

    Trump Wants to Cut Food Stamps-And Replace Them With Blue Apron-Like Meal Kits

    2 monthes ago - By Fortune

    The Trump administration wants to overhaul the longstanding food stamp program, replacing it with a box of canned goods that it has likened to Blue Apron-a high-end meal kit service.
    Director of the Office of Management and Budget Mick Mulvaney explained that "part" of food stamp recipients' benefits would "come in...a Blue Apron-type program where you actually receive the food instead of receive the cash."
    The proposal, called "America's Harvest Box," would reportedly contain "homegrown" products, sourced from American farmers and producers. Shelf-stable milk, juice, grains, cereals...
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