"They don't have any money left over to buy anything. It is a heartbreak. It really is," said the head of the U.N.'s World Food Program.
Authorities report that the bodies of all three family members were found seated in their living room.
Ricky Dake, 59, of Monterey, Tennessee, was arrested on Thursday after officers initially found dead cattle back in February.
An investigator said the children's cribs at the couple's home were stained with blood and urine.
The United Nations has said more than 10 million North Koreans are facing severe food shortages.
"Clothing made from artificial flannelette fabrics composed of trace elements such as high-grade protein, amino acids, fruit juice, magnesium, iron and calcium," read a translated spread from a men's fashion magazine.
Family members allegedly struck three young children with their hands, belts and a paddle.
The Yemeni Civil War, which began in 2015, has led to what could likely become the worst famine in a century.
As Turkey's internet sensation was preparing a hearty meal to Nicolás Maduro, Venezuela continues to grapple with the largest exodus in the Western Hemisphere to date.
The alleged abuse began on January 5 and lasted until August 22, authorities said.
They have been charged with first-degree murder and child abuse.
Animals in Venezuela's Zulia zoo are suffering from starvation as the the country dives deeper into a food crisis.
An expert warned a Congressional panel of the devastating effects of an EMP attack. But how likely is that scenario?
Among the stressors survivors were exposed to: starvation, overcrowding, infectious diseases, strenuous physical activity and physical and emotional abuse.
The store is the first-ever foreign-brand store in Pyongyang.
Ukraine's general prosecutor said it will charge Stalin and Lavrenti Beria over 70-year-old crimes, and is still investigating the mass starvation of 1932-33.
The UN and aid organisations have warned of devastating food shortages in the war-torn state, calling for a swift international response