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Volunteers unload donated food at the East Los Angeles YMCA to help those who cannot safely shop for food or cannot afford it during the coronavirus pandemic. It was organized by USC Civic Engagement. (USC Photo/Gus Ruelas)

Rates of food insecurity in U.S. may be significantly higher than surveys suggest

Research spearheaded by USC Dornsife’s Public Exchange suggests that rates of food insecurity may be underreported by as much as one-third and that surveying more frequently to ask people about their recent experiences could produce better results.