U.S. Hunger Risk Rate Falls to Lowest Since Before Recession

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  • 42.2 million Americans faced ‘food insecurity’ in 2015: USDA
  • Agriculture Secretary credits food stamps, economic growth

A measure used as a proxy for hunger in the U.S. has fallen to its lowest since before the Great Recession, the government said, as the number of Americans on food stamps remains high.

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