Can Food Stamps Do More to Improve Food Choices? An Economic Perspective--Higher Cost of Food in Some Areas May Affect Food Stamp Households' Ability To Make Healthy Food Choices

The cost of “enough food,” estimated from the amount that low- and medium-income households in a geographic area report needing to spend to just meet their food needs, differs substantially across States and among metropolitan areas. In areas with high food costs, many food-stamp recipients are likely to have inadequate food resources to support healthy food choices.


Issue Date:
2007-09
Publication Type:
Report
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/59429
Total Pages:
4
Series Statement:
Economic Information Bulletin
Number 29-3




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