The Food Files

Overview of SNAP Eligible and Ineligible Household Behaviors

January 21, 2020

In this episode of The Food Files, Rodney Holcomb, FAPC agribusiness economist, discusses research which examines nutrients received from foods purchased bySupplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) participating, SNAP eligible but non-participating and SNAP ineligible households using data from the Food Acquisition and Purchase Survey. The goal is to analyze both differences in food expenditures and macronutrient acquisitions among the three household types.