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Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2013-0070

SNAP – Updated Federal Trafficking Definition

In February, 2013, FNS published final regulations revising the definition of trafficking. It subsequently came to our attention that some states were not clear that upon its effective date, federal law takes precedence and states were expected to implement the new federal trafficking definition.

Resource | Guidance Documents | FNS-GD-2012-0049

Letter to Mr. Mark Zuckerberg, CEO, Facebook Inc.

Sale or offer to sell SNAP benefits on Facebook.

Resource | Guidance Documents | FNS-GD-2012-0047

Letter to Mr. Buckmaster, CEO, Craiglist

This letter is to follow-up on our earlier correspondence, dated Aug. 17, 2011, in which we requested that Craigslist post a notice regarding the illegality of selling SNAP benefits on its website and/or that SNAP benefits be added to its prohibited items list.

Resource | Guidance Documents | FNS-GD-2012-0023

Letter to Mr. Dick Costolo, CEO, Twitter Inc.

Request for assistance on the sale or offer to sell of SNAP benefits in public and online.

Resource | Guidance Documents | FNS-GD-2012-0048

Letter to Mr. John Donahoe, CEO, eBay Inc.

This letter is to follow-up on conversations the USDA Office of General Counsel had with your legal team in 2010, in which we requested that eBay post a notice regarding the illegality of selling SNAP benefits on its website and/or that SNAP benefits be added to its prohibited items list.

Resource | Fact Sheets

USDA Efforts to Reduce Waste, Fraud and Abuse in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

USDA Efforts to Reduce Waste, Fraud and Abuse in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2011-0069

Letters to Governors

Strengthening SNAP integrity, rooting out waste, fraud and abuse so that federal dollars are used appropriately.

Resource | Fact Sheets

USDA Takes Aggressive Action to Fight Trafficking

The sale or exchange of SNAP benefits for anything other than food sold by an authorized retailer is illegal – and is neither accepted nor tolerated by USDA.