Fact Sheet: One in 6 Mississippi Households Suffered Food Insecurity During 2009

November 24th, 2010

Food security—access by all people at all times to enough food for an active, healthy life—is one of several conditions necessary for a population to be healthy. This month, the USDA’s Economic Research Service released its annual report measuring household food security. The report reveals that in Mississippi in 2009, 1 in every 6 households was food insecure at some time during 2009. Download fact sheet >>