What foods are eligible for purchase through the SNAP?
SNAP benefits may be used for foods items such as bread and cereal, fruit and vegetables, meat, fish, and poultry, and dairy products; seeds and plants which produce food to eat.

SNAP benefits may not be used for any nonfood items, such as pet food, soap, paper products, and household supplies; beer, wine, cigarettes, or tobacco; vitamins and medicines; food that will be eaten in the store; hot foods.

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1. How do I apply for SNAP?
2. Are there other food and nutrition programs I might qualify for?
3. How long does it take after I apply to know if I qualify?
4. If I get SNAP, how much will I get each month?
5. What foods are eligible for purchase through the SNAP?
6. How are SNAP benefits received?
7. How do I use my electronic food support benefits card?
8. Stores that accept Minnesota's Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) Cards
9. What do I do if my SNAP benefits card is lost or stolen?
10. Do I have to use all my SNAP benefits up in the month I receive them?