HomeБез рубрикиQ&A: Food insecurity already affects 12 million US homes—and reductions in SNAP benefits won’t help
Q&A: Food insecurity already affects 12 million US homes—and reductions in SNAP benefits won’t help
Millions of Americans struggle to afford healthy meals and nutritious food. Known as «food insecurity,» this problem was already rising when Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP, benefits—previously called food stamps—were cut in 35 states this spring. SciLine interviewed Hilary Seligman, professor of medicine at the University of California, San Francisco, on rising grocery prices, the misconceptions about hunger in the U.S., and how food insecurity diminishes school and work performance.