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101 Million Americans Get Food Aid from Federal Gov’t

Posted By kit On July 8, 2013 @ 12:28 pm In Old Infowars Posts Style,Tile,U.S. News | Comments Disabled

Elizabeth Harrington
CNS News
July 8, 2013

The number of Americans receiving subsidized food assistance from the federal government has risen to 101 million, representing roughly a third of the U.S. population.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture estimates that a total of 101,000,000 people currently participate in at least one of the 15 food programs offered by the agency, at a cost of $114 billion in fiscal year 2012.

That means the number of Americans receiving food assistance has surpassed the number of private sector workers in the U.S.

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