USDA Confirms DHHS Successfully Met Food Stamp Requirements

Raleigh, N.C.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has confirmed that North Carolina successfully met requirements to reduce the number of pending food stamp applications and recertifications. In the letter received late yesterday, the USDA acknowledged that DHHS is in compliance with federal timeliness guidelines.

"We are pleased that the USDA has acknowledged our commitment to North Carolina's most vulnerable citizens," said Secretary Aldona Wos. "I offer a sincere thank you to the state and county staff for their outstanding work and dedication, and I look forward to continuing our joint efforts to sustain timely processing of food stamp cases."

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