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Big Macs For Food Stamp Recipients

Oklahoma City’s News 9 has an article detailing the push by Yum! Brands to have the use of food stamps be allowed at fast food locations. Yum! Brands operates Taco Bell, KFC, Long John Silver’s and Pizza Hut.

After years of various government entities berating the fast food industry for making everyone fat, this is an odd turn of events.

CNS News has an excellent article about a report from the Institute for Medicine on strategies for local governments to combat childhood obesity by restricting fast food establishments near schools and public playgrounds.

And yet some states already allow the use of tax dollars to purchase fast food for children. ABC News has a list of those:

Michigan Church’s Chicken Kentucky Fried Chicken McDonald’s Subway Grandma’s Famous Chicken Eight Mile Pancake House Mr. T’s BBQ Vito’s Pizza

California Jack in the Box Subway El Pollo Loco Papa Murphy’s Pizza

Florida KFC Taco Bell Pizza Hut Papa Murphy’s […] → Keep reading