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on July 8, 2013 in World News

101M Get Food Aid from Federal Gov’t;

101M Get Food Aid from Federal Gov’t; Outnumber Full-Time Private Sector Workers. The number of Americans receiving subsidized food assistance from the federal government has risen to 101 million, representing roughly a third of the U.S. population. The U.S. Department of Agriculture estimates that a total of 101,000,000 people currently participate in at least one of the 15 food programs offered by the agency, at a cost of $114 billion in fiscal year 2012. That means the number of Americans receiving food assistance has surpassed the number of full-time private sector workers in the U.S. According to the Bureau of… View Article

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