SC looks to restrict foods eligible for food stamp purchase

SC looks to restrict foods eligible for food stamp purchase

SC looks to restrict foods eligible for food stamp purchase

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by WCNC.com Staff

WCNC.com

Posted on March 21, 2013 at 12:16 PM

South Carolina has a problem with obesity and is trying to tackle some of that problem with people on food stamps.

So, health officials will hold their first of four public hearings on Thursday. They'll discuss which foods should be removed from the list of eligible food stamp items.

That list will be presented to the federal government as the Palmetto State seeks permission to restrict unhealthy foods.
 

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