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38 Million Americans (9 Percent More than 2019) Suffered from Food Insecurity in 2020

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Since the start of the pandemic in 2020, the federal government has also used a different methodology, the Household Pulse Survey, to study how many Americans don't have enough food over seven-day periods of time. That methodology has proven that the number of Americans facing food hardship declined when the federal government increased food and cash assistance to struggling families by significant amounts at varied times in the last year and a half.