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USDA: 14 Percent of U.S. Households Face Hunger

November 16th, 2009, byStaff

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As the three-day World Summit on Food Security in Rome began addressing the more than one billion people worldwide who are going hungry Monday, an annual report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture revealed that 17 million American households (14.6%) had “difficulty putting enough food on the table at times during the year” in 2008.

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