Wednesday, May 09, 2012

Food Banks Mushrooming in the UK

Hunger No Longer Associated Only With the Developing World

Food poverty, typically thought of as a  problem of the developing world, is increasingly plaguing the UK. In fact, food banks, which were unknown in the UK just a few years ago, are now opening there at a rate of one every four days. Click below to watch a video report on a shocking but true problem that is reaching crisis proportions--yet another example of the pain caused by austerity.