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The Hill , 07-21-2021

According to a survey of 18- to 29-year-olds from 2020, many who are disproportionately affected are those who live with children or identify as Black, Indigenous or as a person of color.

The Hill , 07-17-2021

During the pandemic, many households experienced food insecurity due to closures and job losses. This can lead to mental health concerns like anxiety and depression symptoms. But a new analysis of survey data suggests that people who are food insecure may not be getting access to the services that they need.

ThinkAnthem , 07-16-2021

Food insecurity is the most commonly reported unmet social need in the United States. 40 percent of households report moderate to high levels of food insecurity and its only gotten worse during the COVID-19 pandemic. It is estimated that 2 out of 5 food bank visitors in the last year are people experiencing food insecurity...

News-Medical , 07-13-2021

While grocery stores remained open as an essential business and thrived financially throughout the pandemic, this prosperity did not translate to a consistent and sufficient food supply for many customers. Researchers have found that, on average, people went to the grocery store less frequently and spent more per trip during the pandemic.

Inside Indiana Business , 06-30-2021

Local Initiatives Support Corp. Indianapolis and Anthem Foundation have selected the Northeast Corridor in Indy to be the focal point of a three-year, $2.5 million program to improve nutritious food access. The organizations say the effort will help build a more equitable food system.

ThinkAnthem , 06-30-2021

Food insecurity is one of many social drivers of health, impacting over 42 million people across the nation, including more than 13 million children. Individuals living in food-insecure households are at an increased risk for chronic health conditions including hypertension, coronary heart disease and kidney disease, and to this affect, has been linked to over...

NBC News , 06-23-2021

Almost 90 percent of people receiving SNAP — the federal food assistance program formerly known as food stamps — are struggling to access healthy food, according to a U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) study released Wednesday.

The Washington Post , 06-11-2021

You’ve probably heard the phrase “food security” to describe consistent access to food. But many health professionals and policymakers think it’s an inadequate term. Instead, they say, we should be focused on “nutrition security.” That term emphasizes access, availability and affordability of foods that promote well-being and prevent or treat disease, not just foods that...

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