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Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance

SNAP Retailer Reminder - Allowable Items

Retailer important reminder: only accept SNAP benefits for allowable items.

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USDA Awards $2.5 Million in Grants to Strengthen SNAP Integrity

On Aug. 13, 2021, FNS awarded approximately $2.5 million in SNAP Fraud Framework Implementation Grants to support state agency efforts to improve and expand recipient fraud prevention, detection, and investigation efforts using the procedures, ideas and practices outlined in the SNAP Fraud Framework.

Resource | Notices

Information Collection: WIC Food Delivery Portal

This collection is a revision of a currently approved collection to provide FNS and WIC state agencies with an ongoing/annual data set that can be used to assess state agencies' compliance with WIC vendor management requirements and estimate state agencies' progress in eliminating fraud, waste, and abuse.

Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance

SNAP Retailer Reminder - Trafficking

Retailer Important Reminder:
SNAP customers must use their SNAP EBT benefits to buy SNAP eligible foods or drinks.

Resource | Infographics

SNAP - what is an improper payment?

Resource | Comment Request

Comment Request - SNAP Trafficking Controls and Fraud Investigations

In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice invites the general public and other public agencies to comment on this proposed information collection. This is a revision of a currently approved collection codified in Food and Nutrition Service regulations.

Resource | Fact Sheets

SNAP Fraud Framework Fact Sheet

States have long served as incubators for testing strategies to help prevent program fraud. Based on an FNS partnership with 10 states, the SNAP Fraud Framework combines innovations in the use of analytics with concepts and practices from industry in order to more effectively detect potential fraud and improve administration and oversight.

Resource | Comment Request

Comment Request - Understanding the Anti-Fraud Measures of Large SNAP Retailers

In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the USDA Food and Nutrition Service invites the general public and other public agencies to comment on this proposed information collection. This is a new collection for the purpose of learning about the types of  SNAP related fraud activity observed by large retailers and the methods they use to prevent fraud and minimize their losses.