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47M Americans Hit By Food Stamp Cuts Starting Today

Doug Stanglin | USA Today | November 4, 2013

Food stamp benefits will be cut to more than 47 million Americans starting Friday as a temporary boost to the federal program comes to an end without a new budget from a deadlocked Congress to replace it.

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Food Stamp Cuts Create High Demand For Food Bank Supplies

Marisol Bello | USA Today | November 4, 2013

Food banks across the country, stretched thin in the aftermath of the recession, are bracing for more people coming through their doors in the wake of cuts to the federal food stamp program. Food stamp benefits to 47 million Americans were cut starting Friday as a temporary boost to the federal program comes to an end without new funding from a deadlocked Congress.

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The Growing Diet Divide Between Rich and Poor in America

Anna Vlasits | STAT | June 21, 2016

Much has been written about the growing income inequality in the United States. But another kind of gap is also widening between us, and it’s at the dinner table. Overall, Americans are eating better. In the decade leading up to 2012, the number of people eating a poor diet fell from around 56 percent to under 46 percent. But if you separate people out by income, it’s a different story. High-income Americans are eating better than ever while the low-income group has improved much more modestly...

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Wholesome Wave Fruit & Vegetable Prescription Program Launches In New York City Public Hospitals, Targets Those At Risk Of Obesity

Press Release | Linda I. Gibbs, Thomas A. Farley, Alan D. Aviles | July 23, 2013

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