New York EBT Food List - Buy Food With NY EBT Card

Below is a list of foods you can buy with your New York EBT Card. SNAP provides a general food list that you can purchase with your Electronic Benefits Transfer debit card in New York. If you have questions or issues about the food stamp program in New York then contact your state run SNAP department. If you have an EBT Card in New York and you are looking to find your balance online, New York EBT card balance.

  • Eligible Foods You Can Buy With A EBT Card In New York
  • Fruits and vegetables
  • Dairy products
  • Cereals & Breads
  • Plants or seeds that produce food to eat
  • Meats, poultry and fish
  • Non Eligible EBT Benefits Household Food items
  • Beer, wine, liquor
  • Food that will be eaten in the store
  • Cigarettes or tobacco
  • Hot foods
  • Vitamins and medicines
  • Non foods like:
    • Soaps and paper products
    • Pet foods
    • Household supplies
  • Additional New York EBT Food List
  • Energy drinks that have a nutrition facts label are eligible foods
  • Soft drinks, candy, cookies, snack crackers, ice cream are food items and are eligible items
  • Seafood, steak, and bakery cakes are also food items and are therefore eligible items
  • Live animals may not be purchased with SNAP benefits
  • Energy drinks with supplement label are classified by the FDA as supplements are not eligible
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