Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, food insecurity has increased in the United States.
Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, the prevalence of moderate to severe food insecurity in the United States had continued its downward trajectory following the Great Recession. Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, food insecurity has increased in the United States.The COVID-19 pandemic has shaped 2020 into a year characterizedby public health and economic crises in the United States, destabilizing millions of families. One of the most striking and consistent indicators of ongoing hardship is an elevated level of food insecurity in American households. Food insecurity sits at the intersection of the economy and health; it is measure that a household lacks sufficient resources to provide adequate nutrition to its members.More from the Bookings Institute: https://www.brookings.edu/…/hungry-at-thanksgiving-a…/