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Category: Food & Ag Law

Alleged Violation of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)? Overview of a “Charge Letter”

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Retailers who accept SNAP benefits, also known as food stamps, are subject to random inspections by undercover United State Department of Agriculture (“USDA”) inspectors.  The undercover inspectors check to see if retailers are selling unauthorized items or if the retailer …

Read Alleged Violation of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)? Overview of a “Charge Letter”

Alleged Violation of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)? Seeking a Civil Monetary Penalty in Lieu of Permanent Disqualification

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Accepting SNAP benefits allows a retailer to provide staple foods to members of the community who would be otherwise unable to afford basics.  Being licensed to accept SNAP benefits also comes with the responsibility of ensuring that all SNAP regulations …

Read Alleged Violation of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)? Seeking a Civil Monetary Penalty in Lieu of Permanent Disqualification