One in six Alabama households lacked food security in 2010, report finds

The number of Alabama households uncertain of having enough food every day is on the rise, according to a report released this week by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). The annual report, Household Food Security in the United States in 2010, finds that 17.3 percent, or one in six, of Alabama's 1.8 million households experienced limited access to adequate food because of a lack of a money or other resources between 2008 and 2010, a condition the agency describes as "food insecurity."

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