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According to AP, as the pandemic rages on, with more than 20 million still claiming unemployment benefits, food banks are dishing out more meals than ever.
The one place millions of Americans found themselves this year, as readers may recall, really starting in mid-March, have been food bank lines. We highlighted this phenomenon sweeping across the country as the pandemic wrecked the working poor as they grappled with food insecurity.
Shocking figures come from YouGov poll commissioned by the Food Foundation
More than one million have lost all their income since lockdown was announced
Charity calls for food parcels to be delivered to those who are self-isolating
By Tom Pyman,
Million of Brits are going without meals in a growing food crisis amid the coronavirus lockdown, according to a charity.
Some 1.5 million people have reported going a whole day without eating since the draconian measures were introduced three weeks ago, because they didn’t have enough in their cupboards and fridges.
The figures, from a YouGov poll commissioned by the Food Foundation and the FFCC (Food, Farming and Countryside Commission), also show six per cent of the population – more than three million people – have had someone in their household skip dinner. →
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