• Opinion: Smoothing the path to fighting food insecurity

    1 month ago - By STAT

    Many Americans take good nutrition for granted. They shouldn't. Hunger is a growing problem in the U.S. In 2019, more than 1 in every 10 American households suffered from food insecurity, meaning that they lacked access to enough food for an active, healthy life for all household members.
    The Covid-19 pandemic made things worse. The need for food assistance increased as millions of families - according to one estimate , nearly 1 in 4 U.S. households across the country - experienced food insecurity, the result of pandemic-related factors such as job loss. Quarantines and social distancing...
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