Amazon, Walmart to test pilot program allowing food stamp recipients to buy food online

ByABC7.com staff via KABC logo
Tuesday, April 30, 2019
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Walmart and Amazon will participate in the two-year program, which could prove lucrative for both companies.

Food stamp recipients could soon be able to order groceries online.

The Department of Agriculture has given green light for a pilot program in New York state.

Walmart and Amazon will participate in the two-year program, which could prove lucrative for both companies.

The pilot program will eventually expand to other states, but not California.

Currently, 38 million Americans nationwide use food stamps.