FNS Documents & Resources
Trends in Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Participation Rates: Fiscal Year 2010 to Fiscal Year 2012
This report is the latest in a series of annual reports presenting information on national participation rates among people eligible for program benefits. In 2012, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program served 83 percent of all eligible individuals, and the program provided 96 percent of the benefits that all eligible individuals could receive.
Approaches for Promoting Healthy Food Purchases by Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Participants
This study developed innovative approaches to using nutrition labeling systems to incentivize healthy food choices by SNAP participants in retail settings. The approaches consider opportunities for using Front of Package and shelf labeling systems across all food categories and retail settings.