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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  THURSDAY, DEC. 27, 2012

"Access to Food in America" Live on the "America by the Numbers" Segment of C-SPAN's "Washington Journal"

Dec. 28 at 9:15 a.m. - In 2011, a record high 15 percent of U.S. households lacked consistent access to adequate food. Alisha Coleman-Jensen, a social science analyst for the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Economic Research Service, discusses the latest food security trend data by poverty status, unemployment and household composition. Most Fridays, C-SPAN's "America by the Numbers" segment on its "Washington Journal" show features information from the federal statistical system. The program highlights trends and allows the public to call in or email their views. More information on previous C-SPAN programs is available at <http://www.census.gov/newsroom/cspan/>.

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