CORRECTION to Feb. 16 story on food stamps

EDS: Clients who used a Cronkite News story slugged BC-CNS-SNAP Drop that moved on Tuesday, Feb. 16, under a WASHINGTON dateline are asked to run the following correction. The error occurred in the second graf of the original. A corrected version of the story has been posted here.

WASHINGTON – A Feb. 16 Cronkite News story on access to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program misstated the number of SNAP-eligible people who actually received the benefit in 2017. A Census Bureau report said that about one SNAP-eligible recipient in six did not get the benefit that year.