Limiting what food stamps can buy: Singling out low-income individuals or helping fight the battle against obesity?

By: Rebecca Krieger New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg recently announced his controversial proposal to limit food-stamp recipients from using the funds to purchase sugar-sweetened beverages.[1] In an effort to fight the battle of obesity among Americans, the Mayor has requested that the United States Department of Agriculture approve a two-year experimental program barring the city’s... Continue Reading →

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