Food Stamp List Swells to Record 32.2 Million

Wow! One in every 10 Americans…

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A record 32.2 million people — one in every 10 Americans — received food stamps at latest count, the government said on Thursday, a reflection of the recession now in its 16th month.

Source: Reuters

For comparison, in 2004 total number of food stamp recipients was 23.85 million.

Source: USDA Food and Nutrition Service