Food Insecurity Increased by 46m in 2021

Food Insecurity Increased by 46m in 2021

The number of people affected by hunger globally rose to an estimated 828 million in 2021, according to a June 2022 report authored by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, the International Fund for Agricultural Development, the United Nations...
One-in-Ten U.S. Children Experience Food Insecurity

One-in-Ten U.S. Children Experience Food Insecurity

One in 10 U.S. children experienced food insecurity from 2019 to 2020, according to a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report published in late February. Food insecurity is “the limited or uncertain availability of safe and nutritionally adequate foods, or...
Majority of U.S. Food Insecure Struggled to Obtain Help

Majority of U.S. Food Insecure Struggled to Obtain Help

Millions of people in the U.S. who are eligible for food assistance programs did not receive assistance in the last 12 months, according to a new report from The Associated Press-NORC Center published Sept. 24. Nearly one-quarter (23%) of respondents to AP-NORC’s poll...
Nearly 14m U.S. Households Were Food Insecure in 2020

Nearly 14m U.S. Households Were Food Insecure in 2020

There were 13.8 million U.S. households that experienced food insecurity in 2020, according to a U.S. Food and Drug Administration (USDA) report published Sept. 8. This total represents 10.5% of all U.S. households, a percentage that remains unchanged from 2019. Of...