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WASHINGTON (AP) — Hunger and food insecurity across the United States have dropped measurably over the past six months, but the need remains far above pre-pandemic levels. And specialists in hunger issues warn that the situation for millions of families remains extremely fragile.

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UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The head of the U.N. food agency is warning that 16 million people in Yemen “are marching towards starvation” and says food rations for millions in the war-torn nation will be cut in October unless new funding arrives.

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When it comes to quarantine shopping, it's important to be organized, especially when it comes to eating enough fruits and vegetables (aim for five servings per day if you can). Buy a combination of fresh, frozen and canned to last you at least a week or more.

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LARAMIE, Wyo. -- Wyoming Farm Bureau Young Farmer and Rancher Committee members organized the 14th annual “Harvest for All” fundraiser project at the 2016 WyFB Annual Meeting in Laramie, Wyo. From left are, Cole Coxbill, Goshen County; Chalsey Kortes, Carbon County; Rachel Grant, Converse County; Raenell Taylor, Crook County; Toni Swartz, Campbell County; and Stacy and Kyle Berger, Albany County. The “Harvest for All” food and fund drive at the WyFB annual meeting raised $2,769.85, the equivalent of 11,079 meals for Wyoming families facing hunger. Throughout the program’s 14 years, the WyFB YF&R Committee has partnered with Farm Bureau members to raise 5,684 pounds of food, $18,328, and 74 man hours of volunteer time to help those facing hunger in Wyoming.

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