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Participation in Food and Nutrition Programs Increased from 2004 to 2008 (USDA, Food and Nutrition Service, January 28, 2009)

January 28, 2009
Food security

According to data from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the number of people participating in food and nutrition programs (including the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), the free school lunch program, and WIC) increased steadily between 2004 and 2008, with the largest increase occurring in 2008.    http://www.fns.usda.gov/pd/annual.htm

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