Best Before or Expired? Food Banks’ Questions Answered

Here are answers to some commonly asked questions about date labels.

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Single adults are being left behind.

Don’t they deserve our attention too?

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Living with Hunger: Impossible Choices

4 million Canadians are food insecure and struggle to put enough food on the table. Every day they face tough decisions about how to make ends meet.

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Canadians visited food banks 1.1 million times in March 2018.

What number of visits will make us finally take action?

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HungerCount 2018 is Here

How many children using food banks in Canada is ok with you?

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Hunger Facts

Canada

1.1 million

Canadians visited food banks 1.1 million times in March 2018.

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35%

of those relying on food banks nationally are children, when they only represent 20% of the population

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1 in 6 people

assisted by food banks are employed

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45%

of those using food banks are from single-person households.

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1 in 4

households pays more than it can afford for housing

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38%

of food distributed by Canadian food banks is fresh (eg. milk, eggs, fresh or frozen fruits and vegetables, bread)

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