Some 40% of UK households admitted their ability to put food on the table for their family had worsened over the past 12 months, according to new data.
A survey from Tesco, The Trussell Trust and food redistribution charity FareShare found:
- 28% of adults had struggled to buy their regular amount of healthy and nutritious food over the last year.
- 30% say they have either skipped meals, gone without or relied on family or friends for food.
- Among those who experienced food poverty, 60% say they will go without heating to provide food.
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