"Food ought to be a basic human right. We have fought for laws and programs that provide food to the neediest among us, but as these programs face funding threats, that basic right may become even scarcer. That's why it's so important for us to act now. If we don't, we will be removing a lifeline from millions of vulnerable families."
-Chef and The Chew star Mario Batali penned an essay earlier today on the importance of food stamps. [HuffPo]