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Hunter Stuart

The Percentage Of Americans Who Can't Afford Food Hasn't Budged Since The Recession Peaked

HuffingtonPost.com | Hunter Stuart | Posted 08.18.2014 | Business

On a recent night last week, dinner for Jill Taormina and her family was Totino’s Pizza Rolls with a side of canned pears. There was no other food o...

SNAP to It: Why We Need Changes to Food Assistance

Meghan Hall | Posted 03.27.2013 | Home
Meghan Hall

The image of food insecurity now is an overweight child with a low-quality diet, and SNAP should be changed to reflect that. But there are prevailing concerns regarding the ethics of restricting choice for lower-income groups and creating an exclusion that will target them.

USDA Cracks Down On Food Stamp Trafficking

AP | By LAURA CRIMALDI | Posted 11.21.2011 | Home

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) -- A criminal swindle of the nation's $64.7 billion food stamp program is playing out at small neighborhood stores around the co...

More People Are Using Food Stamps Than Ever Before

Posted 10.03.2011 | Home

The number of people using food stamps hit an all-time high in May 2011. According to the USDA, 45,753,078 Americans and 21,581,234 households use Sup...

Food Stamps Soda Ban: The Wrong Way to Fight Obesity

Joel Berg | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Joel Berg

Well-heeled conservatives and progressives always seem to unite on one issue: dictating that poor people should behave more virtuously than they themselves do.