Research and Reports

USDA, Food and Nutrition Service

This 2016 study uses calendar year 2011 point-of-sale transaction data from a leading grocery retailer to examine the food choices of SNAP and non-SNAP households 

USDA, Food and Nutrition Service

This report, the latest in an annual series dating back to 1976, provides information about the demographic and economic circumstances of SNAP households. 

USDA, Food and Nutrition Service

The objectives of this study were to: Assess how food security and food expenditures vary with SNAP participation.

USDA. Economic Research Service.

An estimated 11.8 percent of American households were food insecure at least some time during the year in 2017, meaning they lacked access to enough food for an active, healthy life for all household members. That is down from 12.3 percent in 2016. 

Bread for the World Institute

Covers the state of world hunger and provides analysis of the causes of, and solutions to, hunger.

Food Research and Action Center.

Includes a listing of various electronic publications, including the free Weekly News Digest, which highlights news, trends, and reports on hunger, nutrition and poverty issues at FRAC, the US Department of Agriculture, around the network of national, state and local anti-poverty and anti-hunger organizations, and in the media.