Trump's inhumane food stamp replacement pitch is no Blue Apron

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CNET—Commentary: The Trump administration wants to turn half of SNAP benefits into a "Blue Apron-type program." But this proposal is no meal-kit delivery service -- it's a smack in the face of people who need the most help.

Trump budget chief promises food stamp recipients a 'Blue Apron-like' replacement, is clearly unfamiliar with Blue Apron. Credit to Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue for thinking outside the box — or, rather, thinking up a new box. Nestled in President Trump's 2019 budget proposal is a plan to transform the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) food stamp program into an "America's Harvest Box" full of government-picked nonperishable items. The boxes would be distributed to the roughly 16 million U.S. households getting at least $90 a month in food stamps. Perdue called his Harvest Box idea "a bold,...