That would mean the US government would have a say in what 17 million people are eating.
The White House said the plan would save the USA almost $130 billion over 10 years, and reduce the potential for EBT fraud.
"Overall I think we need to look at an individuals situation".
She said the proposal, if enacted, "would be devastating for the one-in-eight Americans who useSNAP to put food on the table every day".
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Trump'sadministration believes states can provide the foodpackages cheaper than what SNAP clients pay for food at stores, saving more than $120 billion over the next decade.
The box would cut the current monthly monetary SNAP component in half, leaving the remaining funds to be spent as the recipient sees fit. The benefit represents about $1.40 per meal, according to Hunger Free Colorado public policy director Katharine Ferguson.
A North Carolina State University researcher concerned with food stamps and nutrition said the proposal leaves unanswered questions about the nutritional value of the food the government would send. Right now, this is just a budget proposal that would have to be approved by Congress.
States would have flexibility in how they choose to distribute the food to SNAP recipients. Plus, it could be hard for families to pick up the box, especially if they don't have a vehicle.
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