Now 36-Million People: USDA revises hunger figures

January 2000
FoodService Director;01/15/2000, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p16
Trade Publication
Announces the United States (US) Department of Agriculture's revision of 1998 statistics on food insecurity and hunger among children and adults. Breakdown of the statistical figures; Reaction of the US Food Research and Action Center to the figures.


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