Original Center stories, news, research studies and events for the week of July 20, 2022
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๐—ก๐—ฌ๐—–๐—™๐—ผ๐—ผ๐—ฑ๐—ฃ๐—ผ๐—น๐—ถ๐—ฐ๐˜†.๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐—ด ๐—ข๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—ด๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ฎ๐—น ๐—ก๐—ฒ๐˜„๐˜€
โ€ข Mutual Aid and Solidarity in Sunnyside and Woodside (nycfoodpolicy.org)
โ€ข Front-of-Package Warning Labels on Prepackaged Foods in Canada (nycfoodpolicy.org)
โ€ข ICYMI, something to do indoors during this heat wave: 2022 Food Policy Center Summer Reading List (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 New Yorkers Face Soaring Grocery and Rent Prices as Inflation Reaches New 40-Year High (CBS)
โ€ข Mayor Adams, Project Renewal Open 117 Supportive, Affordable Homes with Aquaponics Farming in the Bronx (NYC.gov)
โ€ข Governor Hochul Announces $234 Million in Additional Food Assistance for July (NY.gov)
โ€ข N.Y. SNAP Recipients to Receive at Least $95 More per Month for Additional Food Assistance; Hereโ€™s How (SI Live)
โ€ข Hereโ€™s How to Get Free Summer Meals at NYC Schools, Pools, and Parks (Chalkbeat)
โ€ข Eric Adams Says He Wants to End โ€˜Food Apartheid.โ€™ These Bed-Stuy Residents Are Trying To Do It Themselves. (The City)
โ€ข The NYC Bodega: A History of Violence and Resilience (Untapped Cities)
โ€ข New Housing Set to Displace Community Garden in East New York (Spectrum News)
โ€ข Transcript: Mayor Eric Adams Kicks Off 30th Anniversary of NYC Restaurant Week (NYC.gov)
โ€ข This NYC Nonprofit Is Battling Food Insecurity With Restaurant Leftovers (LX News)
โ€ข Rising Inflation Doing a Number on Already-Struggling Tri-State Area Restaurants (CBS)
โ€ข Queens Elected Officials Partner With Grubhub to Donate Meals to Veterans (QNS)
โ€ข No Kid Hungry Alerts Families Across NY State: Free Summer Meals for Kids Are Just a Text Away: Text โ€œFoodโ€ or โ€œComidaโ€ to 304-304 (Yonkers Times)
โ€ข New York City Restaurant Must Pay $500,000 in Sexual Harassment and Discrimination Settlement (Nationโ€™s Restaurant News)
โ€ข Itโ€™s Time to Pay New York City Restaurant Workers a Fair Wage (amNY)
โ€ข The UWS Is One of a Few Neighborhoods Eligible for Curbside Composting; But Are We Using It? (West Side Rag)
โ€ข A First Look at HAGS, New Yorkโ€™s Revolutionary New Queer Fine Dining Restaurant (Bon Appetit)
โ€ข What Makes New York City-Style Hot Dogs Unique? (Tasting Table)
โ€ข Behind the Downfall of Hale & Hearty (Crainโ€™s New York Business)

๐˜๐˜ฐ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฅ ๐˜๐˜ฏ๐˜ด๐˜ฆ๐˜ค๐˜ถ๐˜ณ๐˜ช๐˜ต๐˜บ
โ€ข Cost of Food Soars as US Inflation Hits 40-Year High (Channel News Asia)
โ€ข Long Lines Are Back at US Food Banks as Inflation Hits High (NBC)
โ€ข The โ€œHungriest Summerโ€: Food Banks Say Food Insecurity Is Rising Again (Marketplace)
โ€ข More States Are Forgoing Extra Federal Food Aid (Pew Trusts)
โ€ข Why Food Insecurity Is a Global Threat (The Economist)
โ€ข House Caucus Examines Food Insecurity as Social Determinant of Health (American Heart Association)
โ€ข Joint Statement by the Heads of the Food and Agriculture Organization, International Monetary Fund, World Bank Group, World Food Programme, and World Trade Organization on the Global Food Security Crisis (International Monetary Fund)
โ€ข How Inflation Heightens Food Insecurity for Members of the U.S. Military (Marketplace)
โ€ข Hereโ€™s DoDโ€™s Plan to Help the 24% Of Troops Experiencing Food Insecurity (Military Times)
Survey: Young Adults Face Higher Rates of Food Insecurity (Ag Insider)
โ€ข As Costs Rise, More Seniors Struggle With Food Insecurity (The Gazette)
โ€ข Gen Z Among the Hardest Hit By Food Insecurity (The Food Institute)
โ€ข Fighting Food Waste and Food Insecurity Through Legislation (Food Tank)
โ€ข What Is the Highest Income for Food Stamps 2022? (Go Banking Rates)
โ€ข Gillibrand Applauds Passage of Keep Kids Fed Act, Aims to Make It Permanent (WSKG)
โ€ข UN and Partners Meet to Address โ€˜Criticalโ€™ State of Global Food Crisis (UN News)
โ€ข Once a Pandemic Band-Aid, Community Fridges Stay Plugged In As Food Costs Soar (TIME)
โ€ข โ€˜Food Desertsโ€™ Impact New Jersey Residents Amid Efforts to Ease Crisis (ABC)
โ€ข Food May Be the Ultimate Weapon in the 21st Century (Bloomberg)
โ€ข Seniors Are More Likely to Get Food Help After Becoming Medicare Eligible, Study Finds (Dallas Morning News)
โ€ข The People in Line at the San Antonio Food Bank Are All Employed. Thatโ€™s a Problem (Texas Public Radio)
โ€ข The Food Security Crisis Could Kill More People Than COVID Has, Says Senegal Minister at G-20 (CNBC)

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โ€ข Uplifting the Black Food Narrative (Food Tank)
โ€ข The Food Legacy of a Holocaust Survivor (BBC)
โ€ข The Jewish Deli: An American Tale Told in Pickles and Pastrami (New York Times)

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 Biden Eyes Climate Emergency Declaration as Democrats Demand Swift Action (Washington Post)
โ€ข Food Waste Costs U.S. Taxpayers Billions Of Dollars A Year (Forbes)
โ€ข Wasted Food Is a Climate Threat That Hurts Agriculture, Democratic Lawmakers Say (Successful Farming)
โ€ข Western New York Farmers Navigating Amid Regional Drought (Spectrum News)
โ€ข Hochul Announces Funds to Protect New York Farmland (My Champlain Valley)
โ€ข California Farmers Bring Climate Sanctuary Agriculture Practices to Upstate New York (Spectrum News)
โ€ข Op-Ed: Upcycled Food Is on the Rise (Food Tank)
โ€ข To Reduce Harmful Algal Blooms and Dead Zones, the Us Needs a National Strategy for Regulating Farm Pollution (Darien Times)
โ€ข Model Reporting Ordinance for Food Waste Generators (NRDC)
โ€ข The Advanced Lighting Behind Urban Agriculture (Architect Magazine)
โ€ข EU, China to Cooperate on Tackling Food Crisis, Fertilizers (Bloomberg)
โ€ข EPA Finds New Insecticide Is Putting Over 100 Species in Jeopardy of Extinction (Center for Biological Diversity)
โ€ข Summer Camp in Waitsfield for Adults Teaches People How to Farm Organic (WCAX)
โ€ข Changing Cowsโ€™ Diets Could Curb Emissions. Will Farmers Dig In? (E&E News)
โ€ข Spain Has a Plan to Tackle Food Waste (Treehugger)
โ€ข Why Europe Is Becoming a Heat Wave Hot Spot (New York Times)

๐˜๐˜ฐ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฅ ๐˜‰๐˜ถ๐˜ด๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜ฆ๐˜ด๐˜ด
โ€ข Searing Summer Heat Is Driving Food Prices Higher Still (Mother Jones)
โ€ข The Senate Is Nearing a Deal on Immigration That Could Also Lower Food Prices (NPR)
โ€ข Wheat and Dairy Punctuate 12.2% Spike in Food Prices in the Last Year (Food Dive)
โ€ข 1st Amazon Fresh Opens in New York (Progressive Grocer)
โ€ข The Daily Harvest Recall Mystery: Update (Food Politics)
โ€ข Vegan Food Company Daily Harvest Identifies Ingredient That Sickened Hundreds (Los Angeles Times)
โ€ข Ethnic Grocers Are Redefining Online Shopping (The Takeout)
โ€ข Food Trucks Battling Higher Gas Costs (Fox Business)
โ€ข Grubhub Hustles to Catch Up in Business It Once Led (Wall Street Journal)
โ€ข The Truth, and Strategy, of Food Expiration Dates (CNN)
โ€ข Californiaโ€™s Farms and Meatpackers Had More Covid Violations Than all Other Industries Combined (Mother Jones)
โ€ข Half of Britons Changing Food-Buying Habits to Cope With Cost-Of-Living Crunch (Reuters)
โ€ข What Subwayโ€™s Tuna Lawsuit Can Teach Us About Fish (The Takeout)

๐˜๐˜ฐ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฅ ๐˜—๐˜ฐ๐˜ญ๐˜ช๐˜ค๐˜บ
โ€ข The Failing FDA: What Is to Be Done? (Food Politics)
โ€ข EU to Soften Sanctions on Russian Banks to Allow Food Trade (Reuters)
โ€ข How to Ensure Food Security for Latin America โ€” Now and in the Future (World Economic Forum)
โ€ข Average UK School Meals Mostly Made of Ultra-Processed Foods (The Guardian)
โ€ข EU Reviews Dairy Safety Controls in Poland and Netherlands (Food Safety News)

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˜€
โ€ข The Center has created 59 Neighborhood Food Resource Guides. Click HERE to find your neighborhood.
โ€ข The Center’s guides have been updated by more than 300 volunteers who have spent thousands of hours making more than 200,000 calls to keep data up-to-date.

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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 Understanding the Experiences of Food Insecurity in Older Adult Households (Journal of Gerontological Social Work)
โ€ข Application of Theories of the Policy Process in Research on Consumption of Sustainable Diets: A Systematic Review (BMC Public Health)
โ€ข Would You Buy Vegan Meatballs? The Policy Issues Around Vegan and Meat-Sounding Labelling of Plant-Based Meat Alternatives (Food Policy)
โ€ข Domestic Plant Food Loss and Waste in the United States: Environmental Footprints and Mitigation Strategies (Waste Management)
โ€ข Food Security, Food Insecurity, and Canadaโ€™s National Food Policy: Meaning, Measures, and Assessment (Outlook on Agriculture)