Thursday, May 7, 2009

3.5M Kids Under 5 On Verge Of Going Hungry

Feeding America, a not-for-profit advocacy group, is reporting that 3.5 million children under the age of 5 in the U.S. are at "risk of hunger".

CBS News coverage of this story goes on to say that 11% of household have insufficient food for "an active, healthy life."

Feeding America's uses 2005-2007 data from the the Census Bureau and the Agriculture Department.

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