The Associated Press: Food stamps estimate raises debate over 'poverty'
"Almost half of all U.S. kids will be on food stamps at some time during childhood"
according an analysis in this months Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine.
"A USDA hunger report last week raised similar concerns, finding that more than one in seven American households lacked 'food security' in 2008. ... That suggests almost 15 percent of households nationwide struggled to get enough to eat, versus about 11 percent in 2007."
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