Bread for the World http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Hunger Is On The Rise In Missouri. How Can We Reverse The Trend? http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/hunger-rise-missouri-how-can-we-reverse-trend <p>According to a <a href="http://foodsecurity.missouri.edu/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/Missouri-Hunger-Atlas-2013-Full-Report_UR.pdf" target="_top">report released in September</a> by the University of Missouri-Columbia, the percent of people who have inadequate access to food rose more in Missouri than in any other state in the nation from 2000 to 2010.</p><p>Approximately 1.3 million Missourians are currently classified as &quot;food insecure.&quot; About 400,000 Missourians experience hunger.</p> Tue, 15 Oct 2013 21:51:15 +0000 Camille Phillips 30679 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Hunger Is On The Rise In Missouri. How Can We Reverse The Trend?