FMI Endorses Senate Legislation Banning SNAP Processing Fees

July 24, 2023 FMI

FMI – The Food Industry Association welcomed the introduction of the Ensuring Fee-Free Benefit Transactions (EBT) Act (S. 2449) by Sens. Ben Ray Luján (D-NM) and Peter Welch (D-VT), Members of the Senate Agriculture Committee, to prevent the levying of processing and other related fees on grocers for purchases made with Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits.

Incentives Work! Statement from IDFA on Recommendations Related to White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health

Michael Dykes, D.V.M., president and CEO of the International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA), released the following statement today on the report released yesterday by the Task Force Informing the White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health.

Baylor Collaborative on Hunger and Poverty Expands Add Milk! Campaign to Select ShopRite New Jersey Stores

July 7, 2022 Baylor University

The Baylor Collaborative on Hunger and Poverty (BCHP) is expanding an innovative Add Milk! program to select ShopRite stores in New Jersey, providing an incentive for participants of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) to purchase healthy fluid milk.

PLMA Study Reveals Food Shopping Habits of Consumers Who Receive SNAP Benefits

“The findings produce a marketing and merchandising roadmap that retailers can use to encourage SNAP customers to spend more of their monthly benefits on store brands, thereby stretching their food dollars,” said Peggy Davies, president of PLMA, the trade association of the store brands industry.

Stop & Shop Now Accepting EBT Card Payments for SNAP Customers Shopping Online for Pickup and Delivery Across the Northeast

August 27, 2021 Stop & Shop 

Stop & Shop today announced that those using SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) benefits now have the option to pay with an EBT (Electronic Benefits Transfer) card when placing online orders for Stop & Shop Pickup and Delivery. This applies for all families and individuals paying with SNAP funds across Stop & Shop’s five state footprint – Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York and New Jersey, as well as those receiving delivery in New Hampshire.