Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program

Millions could see health benefits with changes to federal nutrition program, report finds

More than 40 million Americans who rely on a government nutrition program face risks for major health problems because the program lacks nutrition standards, according to a new report.

The report released by the Bipartisan Policy Center found there are still "untapped opportunities" to change the situation for people using the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, also known as SNAP. It's the only federal food assistance program without...