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UK household food insecurity: the importance of income

Hannah Lambie-Mumford

Stark new food insecurity statistics highlight how many young people and those on low incomes are struggling to get enough food to eat. Food security figures released last week by the Food Standards Agency (FSA) show that 13 per cent of UK adults are only marginally food secure and that 8 per cent have low or very low food security. … Continue reading

5 April 2017 by
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Hungry for change: food insecurity in the wake of the crisis

The politics of the financial crisis have generated rising and unacceptable levels of hunger in advanced societies The only things that seem to be growing in the UK and US economies these days are hunger and food insecurity. The growth of food banks and other forms of hunger-relief charities is a strong reminder of the ‘pseudo-recovery’ we are in and … Continue reading

16 December 2013 by
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