New Research: For Many Working Families Loss or Reduction of SNAP Benefits Can Cause SeriousHarm

 Children’s HealthWatch summarized our forthcoming analysis about the child health effects of lost or reduced Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits. The research shows that when families lose SNAP they are more likely to be food insecure and to have a child in poor health and at risk of developmental delays. Children’s HealthWatch urges Congress to consider these findings when making decisions about SNAP legislation in the Farm Bill