Thursday, August 13, 2009
Child Hunger: The Economic Toll
Long Term Physical And Cognitive Consequences of Hunger to CHILDREN!
The direct and indirect effect of child hunger in the U.S. is a contributing factor to the nation’s economic woes and puts America at a competitive disadvantage, according to a new report issued today by Feeding America, the nation’s largest domestic hunger relief organization.... The U.S. economy is losing its competitive edge to countries doing a better job of addressing nutrition and food insecurity in preparing children to learn and achieve their full potential.
Source: Feeding America, July 1, 2009