'Beefing Up' NYC's Emergency Food Supply

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Food Nutrition Service (FNS) Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) continues to serve as the first line of defense against hunger in the U.S.

Since SNAP benefits were reduced in 2013, Triada Stampas, vice president for research and public affairs at the Food Bank for New York City, talks about the increased traffic at food banks and soup kitchens in New York City, and points to the lingering problem of hunger locally.