Feeding America Statement On House Passage of the 2018 Farm Bill

Attributed to Matt Knott, President of Feeding America

June 21, 2018

“Today’s passage of the 2018 House Farm Bill, by a vote of 213-211 is extremely disappointing. The bill includes significant cuts to eligibility for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). Americans facing hunger across the United States depend on this program to put meals on their tables, as they work to build a better life. Enactment of this legislation would be a step backward in our efforts to create a healthier, hunger-free America.”




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Feeding America® is the largest hunger-relief organization in the United States. Through a network of 200 food banks and 60,000 food pantries and meal programs, we provide meals to more than 40 million people each year. Feeding America also supports programs that prevent food waste and improve food security among the people we serve; educates the public about the problem of hunger; and advocates for legislation that protects people from going hungry. Visit www.feedingamerica.org, find us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter.