Just last month, the U.S. Department of Agriculture released its latest “food insecurity” figures and found that there were 36.2 million Americans that struggled against hunger in 2007. That’s nearly one in eight Americans. In Missouri, the numbers are just as staggering. In the USDA report, almost 13 percent of Missourians struggled with food insecurity. The report’s numbers do not include those that are facing tougher times in 2008.
LETTER: U.S., Missouri face urgent hunger problem
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