Food banks go high-tech to feed the hungry

SEATTLE – Food banks across the country are undergoing a high-tech revolution, adopting sophisticated databases, bar coding, GPS tracking, automated warehouses and other technologies used in the food industry that increasingly supplies their goods.

             It's a long way from handing out macaroni and canned soup from a church basement.


             While more people can be fed through these innovations, food bank directors say it's also a sad acknowledgment that hunger has become a huge and seemingly unending problem.

news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20091127/ap_on_re_us/us_high_tech_food_banks

This is very interesting and quite cool. I hope that the food banks were able to feed many people who needed help on Thanksgiving. :)

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