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Comments to Food and Nutrition Services on release of SNAP data

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  1. Freedom of Information
The USDA's Food and Nutrition Service has requested public comment on a proposal that could make aggregated food stamp redemption…

The USDA's Food and Nutrition Service has requested public comment on a proposal that could make aggregated food stamp redemption data public record under FOIA. The questions FNS posed have to do with whether such data at the individual store level should be considered exempt under (b)(4) as a confidential business record. The Reporters Committee urged FNS to recognize that this information is public and not exempt under any FOIA exemption.