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PLoS Med. 2018 Oct 2;15(10):e1002662. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1002662. eCollection 2018 Oct.

In an unhealthy food system, what role should SNAP play?

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1
Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America.
2
Department of Medicine, Stanford University, Palo Alto, California, United States of America.

Abstract

In a Perspective, Hilary Seligman and Sanjay Basu discuss future scenarios of food assistance programs to improve population health in a changing political environment.

PMID:
30278040
PMCID:
PMC6168179
DOI:
10.1371/journal.pmed.1002662
[Indexed for MEDLINE]
Free PMC Article

Conflict of interest statement

I have read the journal's policy and the authors of this manuscript have the following competing interests: HKS receives grant funding to advise Feeding America, a domestic hunger relief non-profit organization that advocates on behalf of food-insecure Americans. SB receives a stipend as a specialty consulting editor for PLOS Medicine and serves on the journal's editorial board and has served on the Scientific Advisory Council for Healthy Food America, which has advocated for reduced sugar consumption, including through taxes and restrictions in sugar-sweetened beverages.

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