Latest food stamps Stories

2013-09-03 23:23:50

In response to an article published on The Kansas City Star, Colle Farmers Market, an online farmers market, discusses the growing acceptance of food stamps at local farmers markets.

2009-11-28 09:15:00

According to a recent study, nearly half of all US kids will receive government food stamps at some point during their childhood, reports the Associated Press.

2009-11-03 06:05:00

With the present recession in tow, the number of children on food stamps is expected to increase.

2009-10-08 10:59:29

The US House set aside $82.8 billion for federal nutrition programs like food stamps and hot lunches on Wednesday, including an arrangement to pay poor families for lunches the students miss during flu epidemics.

2009-08-12 07:45:17

A helping hand from the government may be playing a role in the obesity epidemic.

2009-08-11 09:52:10

The use of food stamps is associated with weight gain in women, but U.S. researchers say they don't know exactly why.

2009-08-10 12:10:00

The U.S. Food Stamp Program may help contribute to obesity among its users, according to a new nationwide study that followed participants for 14 years.

2009-07-29 15:45:33

The record number of U.S.

2008-08-01 09:00:46

By Christian Palmer The federal government presented the state Department of Economic Security a check for $2 million on July 28 as a reward for improving the distribution of food stamps. DES improved its error rate to 4.87 percent in 2007 from its 8.68 error rate during the prior year.

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  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.