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Did you know that the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), formerly known as Food Stamps, is the largest expenditure in our Federal Farm Bill?  Join Food Sleuth Radio host and Registered Dietitian, Melinda Hemmelgarn, for her interview with Christopher Bosso, Ph.D., professor of public policy and urban affairs at Northeastern University, and author of “Framing the Farm Bill: Interests, Ideology, and the Agricultural Act of 2014.” Bosso explains why food assistance is part of our Farm Bill; he discusses the special interests that influence the bill, how the Farm Bill shapes our food system, and how we can shape the Farm Bill.

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