Mothers Become Face Of U.S. Hunger Problem On CNN

03/18/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Earlier this week, the federal government released a new report highlighting the new high of 49 million Americans who went hungry last year.

CNN decided to explore the issue further by visiting the Los Angeles area foodbank, MEND http://www.mendpoverty.org/ that says this fall has been the busiest time in its history. CNN's Ted Rowlands reports on some of the families being struggling to put food on their tables.

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