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Xerox: Food Stamp Debit Card Glitch Fixed

A routine test of backup systems by Xerox sparked technical problems that shut down the states’ electronic benefit transfer, or EBT, systems.


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Electronic Food Stamp Cards Impacted By Xerox Computer System Crash

The company said that the trouble stemmed from a routine test and had nothing to do with the government shutdown.