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Last Published: 10/09/2015

Food Security in the U.S. Briefing Room -- This Economic Research Service site features USDA's reports on its annual measure of household food security in the U.S., and a range of related material prepared by ERS.

Date Title
02/08/2018 Evaluation of Demonstration Projects to End Childhood Hunger (EDECH): Final Interim Evaluation Report
06/01/2016 Study of the Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations (FDPIR)
05/25/2016 State of Origin for USDA Foods in Fiscal Year 2013 and 2014
11/14/2014 Summer Electronic Benefits Transfer for Children (SEBTC) Demonstration: Evaluation Findings for the Third Implementation Year: 2013 Final Report
03/31/2014 Report on the Summer Food for Children Demonstration Projects for Fiscal Year 2013
03/24/2014 Measuring the Effect of SNAP Participation on Food Security
03/20/2013 SNAP Food Security In-Depth Interview Study
01/01/2013 Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program: Examining the Evidence to Define Benefit Adequacy
12/03/2012 Evaluation of the Impact of Enhancement Demonstrations on Participation in the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP): FY 2011
12/03/2012 Evaluation of the Summer Food Service Program Enhancement Demonstrations: 2011 Demonstration Evaluation Report
04/12/2012 Building a Healthy America: A Profile of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program
09/02/2011 Evaluation of the Impact of Incentives Demonstrations on Participation in the Summer Food Service Programs (SFSP): FY 2010 Arkansas and Mississippi
05/31/2011 Hunger and Obesity - Understanding a Food Insecurity Paradigm
04/01/2010 Low-Income Household Spending Patterns and Measures of Poverty
12/30/2005 Assessing the Food Security and Diet Quality Impacts of FNS Program Participation
09/01/2005 Making America Stronger: A Profile of the Food Stamp Program
03/01/2005 Impact of Food Stamp Payment Errors on Household Purchasing Power
02/01/2005 Obesity, Poverty, and Participation in Nutrition Assistance Programs
12/01/2001 Household Food Security in the United States, 1995-1997: Technical Issues and Statistical Report
07/01/2001 The Decline in Food Stamp Participation: A Report to Congress
03/01/2000 Guide to Measuring Household Food Security (Revised 2000)
07/01/1999 Food Stamp Participants' Food Security and Nutrient Avalability
07/01/1999 Food Stamp Participants' Access to Food Retailers
07/01/1999 Household Food Security in the United States 1995-1998 (Advance Report)
09/01/1997 Household Food Security in the United States in 1995: Summary Report of the Food Security Measurement Project
07/01/1997 WIC Infant Feeding Practices Study