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Feasibility Study of Capturing Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Purchases at the Point of Sale

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Research type
Assessing/Improving Operations
SNAP Benefit Use
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PDF Icon Final Report (2.15 MB)

This study examined the feasibility of creating a data collection system capable of directly and automatically providing USDA with item-level data on purchases made by SNAP households. Data would be captured at the point of sale from purchases made using EBT cards.

Page updated: November 16, 2021