February 5, 2013

Food Stamps in America: How an Octogenarian Program Can Still Meet the Country’s Needs

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Amy L. Miles
Member, Stoll Keenon Ogden PLLC

Published in University of Louisville Law Review

The United States’ food supply is so abundant that even after agricultural exports, it provides enough food to sustain everyone in the country twice over. Despite this impressive surplus, however, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) reported that almost 15% of U.S. households were “food insecure” during 2008, meaning that approximately 17 million U.S. households were unable to afford enough food at some point during the year.


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