“배고픔은 음식이 충분하지 않다는 육체적 감각이다.,” 캐시디 카르멘 베이츠가 말했다, 콘트라 코스타 푸드 뱅크의 정부 및 공공 업무 관리자 & Solano in California.
Bates told Fox News Digital on Friday that food insecurity means a lack of access to four essential ingredients: 1) affordable food; 2) nutritious food; 3) accessible food ; 과 4) sufficient food.
It is the lack of available financial resources for food at the household level.
전에 the COVID-19 pandemic began in 2019, the national overall food insecurity rate was 10.9%, which was the lowest in 20 연령, 보고서에 따르면.
The rate slightly increased the following year in 2020 ...에 11.8%.
That translates to an estimated 38.3 million individuals living in a household that is defined as food insecure.
But the food insecurity levels differ “substantially” across the population as well as according to race and ethnicity, 에 따르면 the Feeding America report.