Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Food insecurity grows as ...

... Hunger and poverty continue to plague America. The USDA just released their annual U.S. food-insecurity rates that showed for the third year in a row that nearly 49 million Americans, including 16.2 million children, are struggling to get enough to eat

Poverty continues to grow in the U.S. with it now having risen to 1 in 6 of Americans at or below the poverty level – up from 14 percent the year beforeup from 14 percent the year before, the third straight jump in the poverty rate.

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