Mississippi still the hungriest state

by Alex Rozier

(Photo: Wikipedia)

For the eighth straight year, Mississippi has been identified as the most food insecure state in the country, according to a report released this week by Feeding America. More than 600,000 Mississippians, or approximately 20 percent of the state’s residents, had limited or uncertain access to healthy meals in 2016, the last year for which data was available.