Log in

Walmart one of the biggest recipients of food stamps

foodstampwalmart-400American shoppers spend about 18 percent of all food stamp dollars at Walmart, one of the nation's most profitable companies, the Huffington Post reports.

That adds up to an estimated $14 billion of the $80 billion Congress set aside for food stamps last year, the site says. The company's total profits for 2013 were $17 billion.

The estimates come as 47 million Americans are slated to lose their food stamp benefits as funding for the program expires. Indeed, the former recipients are likely to become even more dependent on the low-cost retailer.

"I would say we're cautious but modestly optimistic," Bill Simon, Walmart's U.S. CEO, said at an analyst meeting earlier this month, according to the Huffington Post. "When the (food-stamp) benefits expanded, our market share actually went down."

The chain has traditionally lobbied around food stamps, according to a report from Eat Drink Politics, an advocacy group. Additionally, Walmart worked with Michelle Obama in 2011 on the Great American Family Dinner Challenge, a drive to encourage families to eat healthy on a food-stamp budget.

Read more at the Huffington Post.


0 #24 dangdut hot Terbaru 2014-07-18 04:01
After I originally commented I seem to have clicked on the -Notify me when new comments are added- checkbox and from now on whenever a comment is added
I receive 4 emails with the same comment. There has to be a means you can remove me from that service?

Also visit my web page - dangdut
hot Terbaru: http://wiki-leki.pl/index.php?title=U%C5%BCytkownik:LaurieMarlar
0 #23 assisted living 2014-07-17 12:02
If ever they are not able to deal with the situation, they may well place their loved types or their client's life at danger.
Use the Web to teach on your own in a assortment of various varieties of senior wellbeing treatment amenities and to carry out your preliminary research for the most acceptable help to communities living.

Prior to 1990's there used to be what is called elderly care homes or nursing facilities.
0 #22 dating advice 2014-07-13 13:24
It's genuinely very complicated in this busy life to listen news on TV,
thus I only use the web for that reason, and
get the newest information.
0 #21 How to get free 2014-07-10 07:55
Excellent beat ! I would like to apprentice even as you amend your site, how can i
subscribe for a blog web site? The account aided me a appropriate deal.
I were a little bit acquainted of this your broadcast provided bright clear idea

my website: How to get free Xbox Live Gold Codes: http://www.kw-eng.net/vb/member.php?u=34044
0 #20 customized wine 2014-06-27 23:43
Great blog here! Also your web site loads up fast!

What host are you using? Can I get your affiliate link to your host?

I wish my web site loaded up as fast as yours lol

Feel free to surf to my blog ... customized wine glasses with pictures: http://support.oasys.us/modules.php?name=Your_Account&op=userinfo&username=NIGH
0 #19 medical billing and 2014-06-27 23:41
Its such as you learn my mind! You seem to grasp
a lot about this, like you wrote the guide in it or something.
I believe that you simply can do with some p.c.

to force the message house a bit, however other than that, this
is great blog. An excellent read. I will definitely be back.

Feel free to surf to my blog; medical billing and coding specialist
job description: http://www.fennyhwang.com/2011/04/holika-holika.html
0 #18 http://teutopedia. 2014-06-26 18:45
Therе is ann aairpοrt located in the city which is only fiνe kilometers away.
For a low-pricе, the all inclusive holiԁay packages featuгe round trip airfare, luxurious rooms, meals and driinks and resort
actiѵities. Suffice it to say that your travel to Cleveland will be a memorable one in many wɑys.

Also visit my weblog; holidayѕ in benidorm (http://teutopedia.teutoburgo.com: http://teutopedia.teutoburgo.com/index.php?title=Usuario:AndreQRMVr)
0 #17 medical billing and 2014-06-26 01:38
I have been surfing online more than 3 hours as of late, yet I by no means
discovered any attention-grabb ing article like yours.
It is beautiful price sufficient for me. Personally, if all site owners and
bloggers made good content as you did, the internet
might be a lot more useful than ever before.

my web-site :: medical billing and coding
job description and salary: http://ashleywilliamson.org/top/index.php?a=stats&u=careyseals
0 #16 personalized wine 2014-06-26 00:47
each time i used to read smaller articles that as well clear their motive, and that is also happening with this post which I am reading here.

Visit my site ... personalized wine gifts: http://www.dynamicstips.com/user/setting/wdfe
0 #15 holidays to benidorm 2014-06-03 01:55
Thoѕe who decide to become a member and thus, an associаte, figure
to shаre in some of that shcсess if they know what
thеy're doing.Itаke them eveгywherе, whether Euгope in wіntwr or Hawaii in summer.
Yet forr many, althoսgh tɦe idеa may be tеmpting, they are not reаdy
for such a drastic relocation, еspecilly when they have their fаmilies
to consider.

Feel free to visit my blߋg post :: holidayѕ tߋ benidorm: http://jgipson.fotosblogue.com/
0 #14 benidorm weather 2014-06-03 01:28
"Some guides have more experience with children than others, but across the board the tour guides in Israel are the most renowned in the world. Astral projection can be mastered by two individuals simultaneously. People no longer know on how to have fun while traveling.

Feel free to surf to my web-site :: benidorm weather forcast: https://www.igbc.net/?document_srl=408080
0 #13 what is rooting a 2014-06-02 21:09
It's a ρity you don't have a ɗonate button! Ӏ'd most certainly donate to
this superb blog! I suppose forr now i'll settle for bookmarking annd adding your RSS
fеed to my Google account. I loοk forward to brand
new upɗates and will share this websit with my Faсebook group.
Talk sօon!

Feel frse tο surf to my web-site :: what is rooting a phone: http://www.ultipedia.org/wiki/User:ThurmanYIWS

Add comment

Security code