Original Center stories, news, research studies and events for the week of June 29, 2022
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โ€ข NYC Food Policy Center June 2022 Food Flash (nycfoodpolicy.org)
โ€ข Farm-to-Table Meals for Schools, Offices, and Emergency Food Providers: Green Top Farms (nycfoodpolicy.org)
โ€ข ICYMI: Billion Oyster Project Is Working to Restore NY Harborโ€™s Marine Ecosystem (nycfoodpolicy.org)

๐—™๐—ผ๐—ผ๐—ฑ ๐—ฃ๐—ผ๐—น๐—ถ๐—ฐ๐˜† ๐—ช๐—ฒ๐—ฒ๐—ธ๐—น๐˜† ๐—ก๐—ฒ๐˜„๐˜€ ๐——๐—ถ๐—ด๐—ฒ๐˜€๐˜
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โ€ข Food-Insecure New Yorkers Feel the Squeeze From Rising Grocery Prices (Gothamist)
โ€ข New York State Announces Expanded FreshConnect Checks Program for Veterans (Agriculture.NY.gov))
โ€ข New York State Act to Reduce Hunger and Food Waste (Food Tank)
โ€ข Grubhub’s ‘Serving the City’ Will Offer More Than 25,000 Meals to Communities in Need Across NYC (Street Insider)
โ€ข Coalition Relaunches Petition Effort to Protect Community Gardens (NYN Media)
โ€ข Midtown Restaurants Sued In Latest Chapter of NYCโ€™s Outdoor Dining Saga (Eater)
โ€ข Foie Gras Producers Sue to Block NYCโ€™s Pending Ban (Restaurant Business)
โ€ข Eleven Madison Park Reportedly Dropped Plans to Pay Staff More After Scathing Review (Eater)
โ€ข Inspiring Food Stories: A Closer Look at Three Award-Winning S.I. Food Crafters (SI Live)
โ€ข City Eateries Attempt to Master Permanent Booze-To-Go Offerings (Crainโ€™s New York Business)
โ€ข NYC & Company Invites Restaurants Across the Five Boroughs to Participate in the 30th Anniversary of NYC Restaurant Week (The City Life)
โ€ข NYC Aims to Bring โ€˜Inventive, Exciting’ Food Vendors to Its Iconic Parks for 1st Time (NBC)
โ€ข Bourdain Day: These Are the New York and New Jersey Restaurants Anthony Bourdain Featured Over the Years (Gothamist)

๐˜๐˜ฐ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฅ ๐˜๐˜ฏ๐˜ด๐˜ฆ๐˜ค๐˜ถ๐˜ณ๐˜ช๐˜ต๐˜บ
โ€ข Congress Clears Bill to Extend Free Meals for Children Through the Summer (New York Times)
โ€ข USDA Launches Feds Feed Families 2022 to Help Fight Food and Nutrition Insecurity (USDA.gov)
โ€ข Giving People Cash Is Usually Better Than Shipping Them Food (Vox)
โ€ข Foster Care Farm Fights Food Insecurity, Teaches Trade Skills (West Virginia Public Broadcasting)
โ€ข Global Hunger Crisis Pushing One Child Into Severe Malnutrition Every Minute in 15 Crisis-Hit Countries (UNICEF)
โ€ข Statement from Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack on Passage of Keep Kids Fed Act (USDA.gov)
โ€ข Congress Just Passed A Bill To Help Schools Feed Kidsโ€”But Itโ€™s โ€œToo Little, Too Lateโ€ for Many Districts (Mother Jones)
โ€ข Global Food Crisis Tests Western Resolve to Retain Russia Sanctions (New York Times)
โ€ข Are Food Shortages Causing Another Health Crisis? (Mashed)
โ€ข Food Banks Fight โ€˜Perfect Stormโ€™ of Inflation, Supply Issues, Worker Shortages (Post & Courier)
โ€ข PSEG Long Island Gears Up To Fight Hunger This Summer (Patch)
โ€ข Biden Meets With G7 to Talk About Ukraine, Inflation, Food Insecurity, Climate Change (NPR)
โ€ข Biden, G-7 Leaders Will Try to Prevent Millions From Starving to Death After War in Ukraine Dramatically Escalated Food Shortages (USA Today)
โ€ข โ€˜Buy Nothingโ€™ Groups Are Doubling as Food Distribution Networks (Civil Eats)
โ€ข โ€˜I Just Want to Live a Normal College Student Lifeโ€™: Student Government Report Finds One-Third of UT-Austin Students Are Food Insecure (The Daily Texan)
โ€ข Curbing Hunger: Students Build Inventive Outdoor Food Pantry (Cornell Chronicle)
โ€ข How — And Why — A Popular Dallas Skate Parkโ€™s Vision Has Grown to Include Fighting Food Insecurity (WFAA)
โ€ข Millions of Yemenis to Go Hungry as UN Forced to Slash Food Aid (Al Jazeera)
โ€ข World Food Program Urges Nations Not to Forget Afghanistan as the Nation Recovers From Quake (PBS)
โ€ข The Latest on Food Crises: The News Is Not Good (Food Politics)

๐˜๐˜ฐ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฅ ๐˜‘๐˜ถ๐˜ด๐˜ต๐˜ช๐˜ค๐˜ฆ
โ€ข Food Deserts Deepen Urban Americaโ€™s Racial Disparities (Financial Times)
โ€ข How LGBTQI Folks Are Reclaiming Space on the Land (Sierra Club)
โ€ข California to Become First State to Offer Food Benefits to Some Immigrants Who Live in U.S. Illegally (Los Angeles Times)
โ€ข How Chef Omar Tate Is Spotlighting Black Farmers Across The Country (Gotham Mag)

๐˜๐˜ฐ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฅ ๐˜ข๐˜ฏ๐˜ฅ ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ ๐˜Œ๐˜ฏ๐˜ท๐˜ช๐˜ณ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ๐˜ฎ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฏ๐˜ต
โ€ข Hereโ€™s The Latest Data On Climate And Food And Itโ€™s Not Good (Forbes)
โ€ข Personal, Planetary Health Drive Appetite for Plant-Based Foods (Smart Brief)
โ€ข Native Growers Can Help the US Meet Its Climate Goals. Will the New Farm Bill Offer Enough Support? (The Nation)
โ€ข Pollen and Heat: A Looming Challenge for Global Agriculture (Grist)
โ€ข How to Stop Degraded Soil Damaging Food Security and the Climate (World Economic Forum)
โ€ข Regenerative Agriculture and Climate Change: Report (Food Politics)
โ€ข Can Finding New Culinary Markets for Green Crabs Help Curb the Invasive Species? (Modern Farmer)
โ€ข Will a Name Change Make This Invasive Fish Species More Appetizing? (The Takeout)
โ€ข Microplastics Might Be Entering Marine Food Webs From the Bottom Up (Phys.org)
โ€ข The Oyster Farmers Working to Address Aquacultureโ€™s Big Plastics Problem (Modern Farmer)
โ€ข Biden Aims at China in New Illegal Fishing Policy Framework (Associated Press)
โ€ข Dead Zone in Chesapeake Bay Forecast to Be Smaller This Year (Ag Insider)
โ€ข Vilsack Announces Bioproduct Pilot Program Funded by Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (USDA.gov)
โ€ข Op-Ed: Can Africa Be Sustainably Food Self-Sufficient? (Food Tank)
โ€ข Meet the Peecyclers. Their Idea to Help Farmers Is No. 1. (New York Times)
โ€ข Ways in Which Vertical Farming Can Benefit Our Environment (Earth.org)
โ€ข Can Biofuels Really Fly? (Science)

๐˜๐˜ฐ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฅ ๐˜‰๐˜ถ๐˜ด๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜ฆ๐˜ด๐˜ด
โ€ข How Americans Cope With Inflation: Less Gas, Lots of Frozen Pizza and Cheap Coffee (CNN)
โ€ข How Food Inflation Is Shaping the Shopping Habits of Price-Sensitive Consumers (Food Dive)
โ€ข UK Food Prices Are Soaring and Plunging Millions Into Distress (Bloomberg)
โ€ข The High Cost of Producing Cheap Food (Financial Times)
โ€ข California Fights Inflation by Sending People Free Money (Reason Magazine)
โ€ข Fourth of July Food Costs up 11% Due to Inflation: Wells Fargo (New York Post)
โ€ข Increasing Food Costs Impacting Summer Cookouts (American Farm Bureau)
โ€ข World Faces More Food Shortages and Ukraineโ€™s Crop Headaches Persist (Bloomberg)
โ€ข Involving Farmers Is The Key To Innovation And Better Ag (Honolulu Civil Beat)
โ€ข GMO Salmon Is (Sort of) on the Market: Hereโ€™s What It Means (Civil Eats)
โ€ข Why Crypto Restaurants Were Destined to Fail (The Takeout)
โ€ข Also Hit by Inflation? Your Local Taco Truck (NPR)
โ€ข Inflation Killed the $1 Pizza Slice. Long Live the 99c Iced Tea (California Public Radio)
โ€ข Are You a Conscious Consumer? Hereโ€™s What That Means for Your Food Choices (The Beet)
โ€ข Alternative Proteins 2050 โ€“ What Does the Future Look Like? (Food Business News)
โ€ข Food System Innovation in China (Stanford Social Innovation Review)
โ€ข Speedy Grocery Delivery Remains A โ€œHighly Specific Nicheโ€, Report Says (Forbes)

๐˜๐˜ฐ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฅ ๐˜ž๐˜ฐ๐˜ณ๐˜ฌ๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ๐˜ด
โ€ข These Restaurant Companies Will Pay for Employees to Travel for Abortions (Restaurant Business)
โ€ข Why Unionization Efforts are Not a Doomsday Event for Restaurants (QSR)
โ€ข Food Industry Unions Struggle To Mimic Starbucks’ Success (Law360)
โ€ข Organic Food Maker Amyโ€™s Kitchen Faces Several Unfair Labor Practice Charges (Truthout)
โ€ข Robot Server: Restaurant Turning To Futuristic Option Amid Worker Shortage (ABC)

๐˜๐˜ฐ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฅ ๐˜š๐˜ข๐˜ง๐˜ฆ๐˜ต๐˜บ
โ€ข Restructuring the Food Program at FDA (Food Safety News)
โ€ข Donโ€™t Let Foodborne Illnesses Wreck Your Barbecue or Picnic. Food Safety Expert Shares Tips on How to Stay Safe. (Herald Times Reporter)
โ€ข First Lawsuit Filed Against Daily Harvest (Food Safety News)
โ€ข Attorney General James Demands Swift Federal Action to Protect Children From Toxic Metals in Baby Foods (AG.NY.gov)
โ€ข Novel Food Wrap Offers Shelf Preservation (Harvard Gazette)

๐—ก๐—ฌ๐—– ๐—ก๐—ฒ๐—ถ๐—ด๐—ต๐—ฏ๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐—ต๐—ผ๐—ผ๐—ฑ ๐—™๐—ผ๐—ผ๐—ฑ ๐—ฅ๐—ฒ๐˜€๐—ผ๐˜‚๐—ฟ๐—ฐ๐—ฒ ๐—š๐˜‚๐—ถ๐—ฑ๐—ฒ๐˜€
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๐—™๐—ผ๐—ผ๐—ฑ ๐—ฃ๐—ผ๐—น๐—ถ๐—ฐ๐˜† ๐—ฅ๐—ฒ๐˜€๐—ฒ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ฐ๐—ต ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐—ฅ๐—ฒ๐—ฝ๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐˜๐˜€ ๐——๐—ถ๐—ด๐—ฒ๐˜€๐˜
โ€ข Making the Most of Existing Research: An Evidence Gap Map of the Effects of Food Systems Interventions in Low-Income and Middle-Income Countries (BMJ Open)
โ€ข Sowing a Plastic Planet: How Microplastics in Agrochemicals Are Affecting Our Soils, Our Food, and Our Future (Center for International Environmental Law)
โ€ข How Policy Actors Assert Authority in the Governance of Food Marketing Policies (Food Policy)
โ€ข The Integration of Food Policies in a Local Administration System: The Case of the Milan Food Policy (Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems)
โ€ข Junk Food Accessibility After 10 Years of a Restrictive Food Environment Zoning Policy Around Schools (Journal of the American Planning Association)
โ€ข Food Fight: Climate Change, Food Crises & Regional Insecurity (Australian Security Leaders Climate Group)
โ€ข Transformations Towards Sustainable Food Systems: Contrasting Swedish Practitioner Perspectives With the European Commissionโ€™s Farm to Fork Strategy (Sustainability Science)