Foodlink statement in response to the USDA’s proposed rule to revise SNAP eligibility

Foodlink, the regional food bank based in Rochester, NY, strongly opposes the USDA’s proposed rule (RIN 0584-AE62) to revise regulations related to Broad-Based Categorical Eligibility (BBCE) requirements for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). Our federal government should seek ways to reduce barriers for low-income Americans who are struggling to feed themselves and their families. […]