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Food Inflation Hits Native American Households Most, Poll Finds

Inflation is causing rates of food insecurity to climb

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As grocery prices soar, food inflation is hitting people of color much more than other groups.

Almost 40% of Native American, 32% of Black and 30% of Latino people reported having serious problems affording food, according to a study conducted by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation with Harvard and NPR. Meanwhile, 21% of White adults said the same.