Over a quarter of households with babies and pre-school children are food insecure

New data from The Food Foundation has found families with younger children are at particularly high risk of food insecurity: a worrying 27.3% of households with a child under the age of 4 experienced food insecurity in January 2023. This is significantly higher than households without children where 15.4% were food insecure, and higher than households with only school-aged children (23.0%).

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