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Costco to start accepting food stamps

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Costco to start accepting food stamps

pitu | May 27, 2009 11:57 AM

In NYC, Costco will start accepting food stamps, on a trial basis, at its two stores in Queens and Brooklyn. According to the news reports, they had to be pressured into it - local city officials been working on the chain for years.

I didn't even know the food stamp program was optional for such a large food retailer. Costco says they are doing it because of the recession...

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