Food stamp system restored after hours of disruption
Sun, 13 Oct 2013 12:16:47 GMT —
(AP) - Saturday was a day of disruption for shoppers using food stamps in 17 states across the country.
Debit-style cards used by the recipients wouldn't work for hours.
The electronics benefits system is run by Xerox, which blames the glitch on maintenance procedures.
Major states including California and Texas were among those impacted.