Legislation introduced in US House would give food stamp recipients 30% bonus for fruit and vegetable purchases

LOS ANGELES , July 7, 2014 () – Legislation introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives would give food stamp recipients a 30% bonus for fruit and vegetable purchases, The Packer reported July 2.

The legislation, which would amend the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 and provide a financial incentive for food stamp households to purchase certain fruits and vegetables, will be referred to the House Agriculture Committee.

The primary source of this article is The Packer, Lenexa, Kansas, on July 2, 2014. Click here to read the primary source's full version of the article.

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