Original Center stories, news, research studies and events for the week of June 1, 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 California Passes Law to Eliminate Single-Use Plastics (nycfoodpolicy.org)
โ€ข Milan Urban Food Policy Pact (nycfoodpolicy.org)
โ€ข East Harlem Restaurant Guide: 2022-2023 Edition (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˜
๐˜•๐˜ ๐˜Š ๐˜๐˜ฐ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฅ ๐˜•๐˜ฆ๐˜ธ๐˜ด
โ€ข Manhattan Got Less Wealthy While The Bronx Got Less Poor in First Year of Pandemic (The City)
โ€ข DoorDash Wanted to Teach Delivery Workers About Their Rights. It Backfired. (The City)
โ€ข NYC Wants In-Person Dining Back. Will Restaurant Week Be the Ticket? (Bloomberg)
โ€ข Lawsuit Blames Outdoor Dining Structures for Noise, Trash and Rodents (Spectrum News)
โ€ข NYC Plans to Fight Rat Problem by Limiting Hours Trash Bags Can Sit on Streets (New York Post)
โ€ข New York: No. 1 Dream City and No. 3 on the Rat List (New York Times)
โ€ข Restaurants Are the One Bright Hope for Post-pandemic New York (New York Post)
โ€ข New Pantry App Helps Connect Those in Need With Food, Supplies in Their Neighborhood (Pix 11)
โ€ข Boiling Over With New Vendors, Corona Plaza Gets Organized (The City)
โ€ข New York City Stores Are Locking up Spam and Other Foods Amid Shoplifting Surge (CBS)
โ€ข Composting in NYC Is Hard. Cyclists and a Pug Named Rocky Are Helping. (The Washington Post)
โ€ข โ€˜Itโ€™s Just Food:โ€™ Brooklyn Grangeโ€™s Compost Dinner Reimagines Food Waste at New Sunset Park Rooftop Farm (Brooklyn Paper)
Brooklyn Scientist Tries Out โ€˜Rock Dustโ€™ to Grow Better Garden and Fight Carbon Pollution (Gothamist)
For Korean Adoptee Chefs, Food as Identity Is Complicated (New York Times)
โ€ข Queens Community Groups Partner to Support the Boroughโ€™s Diverse Food Scene (QNS)
Soul Food Staple Sylviaโ€™s Celebrates Its 60th Anniversary in Style (Bloomberg)
โ€ข Ridgewood, Queens: A Multiethnic Area Thatโ€™s โ€˜Like a Whirlpoolโ€™ (New York Times)
โ€ข Queens Community Groups Partner to Support the Boroughโ€™s Diverse Food Scene (QNS)
โ€ข A Tale of Two Bagels: Montreal and New York City (What About Ottawa and Toronto?) (The Suburban)
โ€ข Bagels and Blintzes Are Back on the Lower East Side (Spectrum News)
โ€ข The King of Union Square Hospitality Relinquishes His Crown (Eater)
โ€ข NYC Restaurants Ordered Closed July 22 – 27 (Patch)
โ€ข He Has 11 Million TikTok Followers. Now Heโ€™s Throwing Ice Cream in Noho. (Grub Street)
Maggot-Covered Food, Blistering Heat: Heart-Breaking Conditions of Huskies Detailed at Staten Island Manโ€™s Court Appearance (SI Live)
๐˜๐˜ฐ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฅ ๐˜๐˜ฏ๐˜ด๐˜ฆ๐˜ค๐˜ถ๐˜ณ๐˜ช๐˜ต๐˜บ
โ€ข SNAP Benefits Expanded to Help With Online Grocery Shopping (Yahoo News)
โ€ข World Food Security: Past Crises, Current Issues, and Future Prospects (Food Tank)
โ€ข Food Prices Are Falling. Why Is There Still a Hunger Crisis? (Bloomberg)
โ€ข Food Insecurity Rising On Long Island, Food Bank Says (Patch)
โ€ข Families in Need Skip Meals to Pay Other Expenses. Food Pantries Also in Dire Straits (North Jersey)
โ€ข Longtime South Jersey Food Pantry Temporarily Shuts Down. It Ran Out of Food (The Philadelphia Inquirer)
โ€ข Food Pantry Prepares Healthy Meals Ahead of School Year (WFRX)
โ€ข Philadelphia Food Rescue Organization Develops a Scalable Model for Food Donation (Food Tank)
โ€ข Harry Chapin Food Bank to Help SWFL Food Insecure Students (WINK)
โ€ข Houston Food Bank Debuts School Lockers for Food (Food Bank News)
โ€ข With No Questions Asked, This Minn. Pantry Reaches Way More People (Food Bank News)
โ€ข Insecure: New Study Links Tap Water Avoidance and Food Insecurity (The National Tribune)
โ€ข Resuming Ukrainian Grain Exports May Help Reduce Food Insecurity in the Middle East (NPR)
โ€ข Ukraine Scrambles to Shift Its Grain Before Storage Runs Out (Wall Street Journal)
โ€ข Horn of Africa Faces Most โ€˜Catastrophicโ€™ Food Insecurity in Decades, Warns WHO (UN News)
โ€ข 22 Solutions-Focused Stories on the Food System in 2022 (Civil Eats)
๐˜๐˜ฐ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฅ ๐˜‘๐˜ถ๐˜ด๐˜ต๐˜ช๐˜ค๐˜ฆ & ๐˜Š๐˜ถ๐˜ญ๐˜ต๐˜ถ๐˜ณ๐˜ฆ
โ€ข What is Food Justice? These Leaders Explain How They Expand Food Access in Marginalized Communities (Healthline)
โ€ข These 6 Documentaries and Docuseries Will Help You Learn About Food Justice (Healthline)
Black Farmers in Arkansas Still Seek Justice a Century After the Elaine Massacre (Civil Eats)
โ€ข How Foraging for Edible Plants Helped Me Connect With My Roots (Grist)
โ€ข Rescuing the Worldโ€™s Rarest Foods (Food Tank)
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
Climate Change Is Disrupting Our Food System, Which Makes It Vulnerable to New Crises (Business Insider)
โ€ข International Finance Corporation Should Stop Bankrolling Destructive Agribusiness (Food Tank)
โ€ข As Heat Rises, Who Will Protect Farmworkers? (Fern)
Sprite Shifting From Green to Clear Bottles to Boost Recycling (Food Dive)
โ€ข Sheffield to Begin Trial of Food Waste Collection (BBC)
โ€ข Expiration Dates Lead to Lots of Food Waste, Though These Dates Vary Widely by State (NPR)
โ€ข Make This Simple Change to Your Diet to Help Fight Climate Change (The Beet)
โ€ข Food Blogger Under Fire for Eating Great White Shark in Video: โ€˜Very Tenderโ€™ (New York Post)
๐˜๐˜ฐ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฅ ๐˜‰๐˜ถ๐˜ด๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜ฆ๐˜ด๐˜ด
Food Inflation Is Rampant Around the World (Bloomberg)
โ€ข Did Wall Streetโ€™s Speculative Gambling Play a Role in Pushing Up Food Prices? (The Wire)
โ€ข Ukraine Resumes Grain Shipments Amid Global Food Shortages (PBS)
โ€ข Ukraine Provides a Bit of Good News Amidst a Global Food Shortage (NPR)
What Drives the Price of Wheat, Beyond War in Ukraine (New York Times)
Worldโ€™s Food Supply Faces New Threat From Lack of Rain in India (Bloomberg)
โ€ข Restaurant Tech Firms Adjust Amid Economic Uncertainty (The Food Institute)
Concerns About Discretionary Spending Jolt Coffee Chains (The Food Institute)
โ€ข Study: Consumers Spending 40% Of Food Budget on Restaurants Despite Inflation (Restaurant Dive)
โ€ข Scammers Are Flooding Restaurants With One-Star Reviews to Extort Money From Owners (Today)
โ€ข Study: Over One-Third of Restaurant Operators Implementing Hiring Freezes (Restaurant Dive)
Dollar General Ramps Up Its Healthcare Focus (Grocery Dive)
Denverโ€™s Ban on Lodo Food Trucks May Be Permanent to Curb Crime (AXIOS)
โ€ข Cargill Donates $4.9M to Feeding America Food Banks (AgriPulse)
โ€ข This San Francisco Supper Club Gives Youth a Chance to Reinvent Themselves (Next City)
โ€ข Market Wagon Helps Local Farmers and Other Food Producers Deliver Locally Sourced Food to Your Doorstep (WBRC)
โ€ข Amid High Demand for Farms, Mother-Daughter Duo Open Farm in Wolcott (WCAX3)
โ€ข The Next Supply-Chain Casualty Could Be the French Fry (Crainโ€™s New York Business)
๐˜๐˜ฐ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฅ ๐˜ž๐˜ฐ๐˜ณ๐˜ฌ๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ๐˜ด
โ€ข Workers Reveal What It’s Really Like To Work At Shake Shack (Mashed)
โ€ข Op-ed: Farmworkers Face Stress and Depression. The Pandemic Made It Worse. (Civil Eats)
โ€ข Workers United Says It Will Waive Bargaining Rights Over Some Starbucks Benefit (Restaurant Dive)
โ€ข Kellogg Workers Push for Union at Morningstar Farms Plant (Food Dive)
โ€ข California Fast Food Workers Demand a Seat at the Table (Voice of OC)
๐˜๐˜ฐ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฅ ๐˜š๐˜ค๐˜ช๐˜ฆ๐˜ฏ๐˜ค๐˜ฆ & ๐˜›๐˜ฆ๐˜ค๐˜ฉ๐˜ฏ๐˜ฐ๐˜ญ๐˜ฐ๐˜จ๐˜บ
โ€ข The Future of Food (The New York Times)
โ€ข Biden Aims to Bring More Farmers Online (Modern Farmer)
โ€ข Using Genomics to Tackle Malnutrition in Africa: โ€˜Itโ€™s Revolutionising the Agricultural Sectorโ€™ (Food Navigator)
โ€ข NY Onion Growers Can Keep Yields While Cutting Chemical Use (Cornell Chronicle)
๐˜๐˜ฐ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฅ ๐˜—๐˜ฐ๐˜ญ๐˜ช๐˜ค๐˜บ
โ€ข Ahead of White House Hunger Conference, Groups Argue for Equity and a Stronger Safety Net (The Fern’s Ag Insider)
โ€ข Inside FDA’s Big Food Reboot (Food Fix)
โ€ข FDA Needs to Modernize Its Pathway for Climate Tools So Farmers Can Use Them Now (The Hill)
โ€ข Lawmakers Are Exploring Ways to Support Beginning Farmers (Modern Farmer)
โ€ข New USDA Policy Will Reject Some Salmonella-Contaminated Poultry Products (Food Dive)
๐˜๐˜ฐ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฅ ๐˜š๐˜ข๐˜ง๐˜ฆ๐˜ต๐˜บ ๐˜ข๐˜ฏ๐˜ฅ ๐˜—๐˜ถ๐˜ฃ๐˜ญ๐˜ช๐˜ค ๐˜๐˜ฆ๐˜ข๐˜ญ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ
โ€ข Monkeypox Can Survive for Weeks in Water and on Refrigerated Food (Newsweek)
โ€ข Lyons Magnus Recalls 53 Products Including Alternative Milks and Protein Shakes (NPR)
โ€ข Top Food Safety Administrators in U.S. Say Itโ€™s Not Rocket Science, but It Is Science (Food Safety News)
โ€ข Lactose Tolerance Is an Evolutionary Puzzle (The Atlantic)
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.
๐—ช๐—ฒ ๐—ช๐—ฎ๐—ป๐˜ ๐˜๐—ผ ๐—›๐—ฒ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ ๐—ณ๐—ฟ๐—ผ๐—บ ๐—ฌ๐—ผ๐˜‚!
โ€ข Do you know an individual in East Harlem who is doing good work to keep the community fed? Perhaps (but not limited to) a clergymember, a grocery store manager, a local farmer, or food pantry worker? We want to highlight them!
โ€ข Please fill out THIS FORM to nominate an important food individual who is active in the East Harlem community!
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 Food Insecurity and Depression among US Adults: NHANES 2005โ€“2016 (Nutrients)
โ€ข A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Food Insecurity and Dyslipidemia (Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine)
โ€ข COVID-19 and Nutrition Analytical Framework (USAID)
โ€ข A Broadened Understanding of University Student Food Security: Undergraduate and Graduate Student Food Utilization and Access at a Big Ten University (The Journal of Hunger & Environmental Nutrition)
โ€ข A 2022 Assessment of Food Security and Health Outcomes during the COVID-19 Pandemic (College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Faculty Publications)
โ€ข The Baltimore Urban Food Distribution (BUD) App: Study Protocol to Assess the Feasibility of a Food Systems Intervention (International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health)