A new report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture shows that more than 17.4 million families in America, or 51 million people, were "food insecure" in 2009. In Ohio, nearly 680,000 families, or 14.8% of all families in the state, were food insecure in 2009, according to the report.
The report also explains that number of people in Ohio and all across the country who do not have enough food to eat has increased significantly in recent years.
Click here to read an article from The Washington Post about the report.
Click here to read an article from The Columbus Dispatch about the report, including detailed information about what the report says about food insecurity in Ohio.