Previously known as food stamps, SNAP is now a U.S. Department of Agriculture-run government programme .
Helps low-income families buy food.
Beneficiaries no longer need to use paper coupons to buy food since they may use electronic benefit transfer cards instead.
According to USDA guidelines, a group of people who share living quarters.
Who shop and cook their food together are considered a single SNAP family.
Even if they do their own shopping and cooking, it remains the case.