USDA Wants People On Food Stamps To Eat Better, Puts Money Where Their Mouth Is


The Department of Agriculture has come to the shocking conclusion that poor people should be able to eat healthy food.

Today, the USDA announced that it’s awarding $31 million in grants to various programs, all aimed at different ways of allowing people on food stamps to buy more than just pre-made, calorie-rich, nutrient-poor junk. The problem is that when you are living hand-to-mouth, broccoli becomes a luxury item.

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