Food Insecurity Reaches Highest Level Since 1995 : The Two-Way Here's another symptom of the Great Recession. The U.S. Agriculture Department reported the percentage of families in the U.S. in 2008 nation that had trouble getting adequate food hit the highest level since the department began tracking the numb...
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Food Insecurity Reaches Highest Level Since 1995

 

An Elijah Pantry worker prepared food baskets for needy Chicago families on September 10, 2009. Scott Olson/Getty hide caption

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An Elijah Pantry worker prepared food baskets for needy Chicago families on September 10, 2009.

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