42,389,619 Americans Are Now On Food Stamps

42,389,619 Americans received food stamps in August, a 17% rise from the same time a year ago, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, which tracks the data. That number is up 58.5% from August 2007, before the recession began.

http://blogs.wsj.com/economics/2010/11/04/some-14-of-us-uses-food-stamps/

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