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Secretary Perdue announces $16.8 million to help SNAP participants purchase healthy foods

20:00 EDT 6 Aug 2017 | AAAS

(National Institute of Food and Agriculture ) US Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced 32 grants totaling $16.8 million to help Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) participants increase their purchases of fruits and vegetables. The program is operated by the US Department of Agriculture's (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA). The funding comes from the Food Insecurity Nutrition Incentive (FINI) program, authorized by the 2014 Farm Bill.

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