Families’ ability to consistently afford a nutritiously adequate diet eroded considerably between 2021 and 2022. Researchers recommend policymakers closely monitor challenges that families may be facing and assess tools that may be available to help buffer food hardship in an era of record inflation and expiring safety net supports.
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