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USDA: Hunger Threatens 1 in 7 Americans


The number of Americans struggling to put food on the table remains stuck at historic highs, according to the latest data from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. More than 17 million households - or one in seven - was food insecure last year. That figure has barely changed since 2008. It’s a stark reminder that the improving economy is not reaching everyone. VOA’s Steve Baragona has more.

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