Congress Introduces Legislation To Include Multis In SNAP Benefits

Congress introduces legislation to include multis in SNAP benefits

WASHINGTON — Earlier this week several Congress leaders introduced HR 3841, the SNAP Vitamin and Mineral Improvement Act of 2017, which allows for the inclusion of a multivitamin under Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits.“The introduction of this bill ensures that Americans of all socioeconomic statuses have the ability to add a multivitamin to their everyday routines to help them meet their basic nutritional needs,” stated Mike Greene, SVP government relations, Council for Responsible Nutrition. “Studies show that low-income Americans are more likely to have insufficient and nutritionally inadequate diets. Research also demonstrates that Americans are falling short in a number of …

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