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by Michael D. Smith, Matthew P. Rabbitt and Alisha Coleman-Jensen

USDA researchers recently used the FAO's Food Insecurity Experience Scale to identify the common determinants of food insecurity in 134 countries.

by Renata Baborska, Emilio Hernandez, Emiliano Magrini and Cristian Morales-Opazo

Financial inclusion -- savings services, in particular -- may help battle food insecurity, according to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the U.N.

In 1886, the U.S. government imposed a tax on butter's competitor, margarine, to support the dairy industry. By 1948, 69% favored repealing this tax.

by Audrey Pereira and Pablo Diego-Rosell

Food insecurity persists in high- and low-income countries alike. Across 147 countries, four in 10 children under 15 live with an adult who is food insecure.

by Anna Herforth and Andrew Rzepa

Diet quality has massive implications for the health of people of all ages, classes and genders in every country and in every part of the globe. But do we really know what people around the world are eating, and how do we find out?