In 2011, a record high 15% of U.S. households lacked consistent access to adequate food.
Access to Food in America will be the topic of "America by the Numbers," a C-SPAN series, that will air at 9:15am ET, Friday morning, December 28. Watch the show to see Alisha Coleman-Jensen, Social Science Analyst at the USDA Economic Research Service (ERS) discuss the latest food security data by poverty status, unemployment and household composition.
Most Fridays, C-SPAN’s “America by the Numbers” segment on its “Washington Journal” show features information from the federal statistical system. The program highlights trends and allows the public to call in or email their views.