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2012-07-09 17:27:43

An estimated 3.8 million California adults — particularly those in households with children, as well as low-income Latinos — could not afford to put adequate food on the table during the recent recession.

2012-04-29 19:57:31

While eating too much food can cause obesity, the fear of not having enough food may lead to the same result.

2011-10-05 19:17:58

The Great Recession and the currently tepid economic recovery swelled the ranks of American households confronting hunger and food insecurity by 30 percent.

2011-05-04 14:37:12

A mountain of waste that grows by a million tons every three years from the sewage plants of Australia’s major cities and towns is the target of an unusual mining venture.

2011-03-31 14:48:24

Food security is defined by access to sufficient, safe, and nutritious food to maintain a healthy and active life.

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2010-11-24 05:35:00

School lunch programs could help reverse the negative effects of food scarcity on the academic performance of teens, according to a new study published Monday.


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marcescent
  • Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.
The word 'marcescent' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to wither'.
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