The article "Nothing Left in the Cupboards" was published by the Human Rights Watch on May 20, 2019 and is focused on the issue of food poverty in the UK.
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Food poverty is on the rise in the UK
The first bit of statistic presented in the source is a measure of how much food poverty has recently increased in the UK:
The UK’s largest national food bank charity, the Trussell Trust, has documented a 5,146 percent increase in emergency food parcels distributed between 2008 and 2018. In that decade this food bank network went from distributing just under 26,000 parcels a year to handing out more than 1.33 million of them. (ll. 11-14)
In this case, the rise in food poverty has been documented through the increasing distribution of food parcels distributed by one of the largest charities in the UK. Specifically, the statistic shows that number of distributions has become more than 50 times higher in the past 10 yea...