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America’s Harvest Boxes Are The Wrong Direction for Public Health

America's Harvest Boxes Fail Public Health America's Harvest Boxes are part of a new proposal to revamp the foodstamps program in the U.S. The U.S. government's 2019 budget request was unveiled earlier this month revealing a proposed major overhaul in the food stamps program, aka the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), which helps low-income families purchase food. More than 16 million households would be affected by the new proposal that seeks to replace half of the benefits families currently receive with a…