Roughly 1 in 6 adults and 1 in 4 children in the U.S. are struggling to meet their basic food needs this holiday season.
We've known how to treat child malnutrition for years, but now we have developed a new way of getting the treatments to the kids who need it the most. And it'll help in the fight against COVID-19, too.
"COVID-19 is the last straw for millions of people already struggling," said Oxfam America President Abby Maxman.
Now more than ever, the U.S. must exhibit global leadership in the fight against hunger.
The coronavirus crisis has led to a five-fold increase in child hunger in America. Yet only 20 states are participating in a program that reimburses families for the value of school meals. Why?
Food banks are struggling to meet demand due to panic buying, lack of storage, and supply chain disruptions.
The Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank served 1700 families in need amid a spike in demand for emergency supplies across the U.S. due to the coronavirus shutdown.
A new study finds that "honesty is enforced" by a "smell of hunger" when rats decide to share food with their compatriots.
Food insecurity means "access to adequate food for active, healthy living is limited by lack of money and other resources." In cases of very low food security, at least one member of the household changes their eating habits to make more food available for others.
For five years, Champale Anderson has been stuffing brown lunch bags with peanut-butter sandwiches, fruit, cookies, vegetables, juice and other items.
On National Food Bank Day, marked on the first Friday in September, you can help contribute to the cause that believes no-one should go to bed hungry.
"One night it just hit me: I had the means to help people," said Florida Tech senior Roland Hesmondhalgh, who donates his leftover funds every spring.
"I immediately envisioned grabbing all sorts of things for my own cupboard," said Chantal Leroux. "Then after I reflected... I thought what a great opportunity to be able to give back."
Hunger is far more of a national security priority than an expensive border wall.
As temperatures increase and changes in rainfall patterns continue, crops such as rice, wheat and corn will fail to meet demand.
Animals in Venezuela's Zulia zoo are suffering from starvation as the the country dives deeper into a food crisis.
Once South America's richest economy, Venezuela is feeling the effects of food shortages.
Republicans want to cut food stamps, but they're already insufficient.
They haven't eaten anything since being arrested at a sit-in on Friday, their supporters claim.
In 1820, 94 percent of the world lived in extreme poverty. In 1990 the figure was 34.8 percent and in 2015 just 9.6 percent.
Pyongyang has one of the world's biggest ground armies.
Palestinians claim the video showing the figurehead eating a snack is a decade old.
In Cameroon, hundreds of thousands of displaced people are at risk of starving after years of conflict with Islamist militants.
Every day, roughly one in nine people around the world do not know where their next meal is coming from.