Food Stamp Beneficiaries Exceed 45 Million for 49 Straight Months

The number of beneficiaries of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), otherwise known as food stamps, has exceeded 45 million for 49 straight months, according to data released by the Department of Agriculture (USDA). In May 2015, the latest month for which data is available, there were 45,495,791 beneficiaries of the food stamp program. There …