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Nutrition and food security in the food stamp program


Author:
Hall, Daryl. and Stavrianos, Michael.
Source:
USDA
Year:
1996
Subject:
Food stamps, Food relief, food security, and Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program
Abstract:
This volume of research papers offers an overview of current research on two topics critical to the food stamp program's success in achieving its goals: improving access to and participation in the FSP, and measuring nutrition in the FSP. The papers present the latest trends in FSP participation rates among those eligible for benefits; examine the effectiveness of specific provisions to expedite service to those in greatest need; investigate access of FSP participants to food retailers; and discuss the measurement of food security and nutrition.
Language:
English
Publisher:
U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Food and Consumer Service, Office of Analysis and Evaluation
Collection:
USDA publications
Permanent URL:
http://handle.nal.usda.gov/10113/47219