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Original Center stories, news, research studies and events for the week of October 19, 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 Food Policy for Breakfast: A Conversation with Dr. Marion Nestle (nycfoodpolicy.org)
โ€ข Community Spotlight: Hungry Monk Rescue Truck (nycfoodpolicy.org)
โ€ข Interview with Food Policy Expert Dr. Marion Nestle (YouTube)

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 NYC Schools Face Funding Shortfalls As They Step Up to Meet Needs of Migrant Students (NYC Comptroller)
โ€ข โ€˜A Moral Responsibilityโ€™: What NYCโ€™s Community Aid Groups Need Most to Help Migrants (Gothamist)
โ€ข New Yorkโ€™s Food Crisis Is Getting Worse, Group Says (Fox 5)
โ€ข Upper East Side Opens First Community Fridge with Free Food (NYC New York)
New Yorkersโ€™ Trash Time Pushed to 8 P.M. Under New Proposal (Gothamist)
โ€ข Rats in New York City: NYC Ranks 2nd in Us in Orkin Pest Controlโ€™s Latest List (ABC)
โ€ข Non-profits Try to Combat Food Waste in NYC (CGTN America)
โ€ข โ€˜The Longest Tableโ€™ Lights Up West 21st Street (Chelsea News)
โ€ข James Corden Accused of Being โ€œAbusiveโ€ Toward Balthazar Restaurant Staff in New York City (CBS)
โ€ข Mary Mattingly Wants to Live in a Brooklyn Navy Yard Shipping Crane (Curbed)
โ€ข Hereโ€™s How NYC Food Policy Is Evolving, Thanks to TC Alumna Kate Mackenzie (Teachers College Newsroom)

๐˜๐˜ฐ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฅ ๐˜๐˜ฏ๐˜ด๐˜ฆ๐˜ค๐˜ถ๐˜ณ๐˜ช๐˜ต๐˜บ & ๐˜๐˜ฐ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฅ ๐˜ˆ๐˜ค๐˜ค๐˜ฆ๐˜ด๐˜ด
โ€ข Throwing Food at Hunger Wonโ€™t Help Americans Eat Better. Philanthropy Needs to Consider a New Approach. (The Chronicle of Philanthropy)
โ€ข Many Americans Struggle to Get Food. Inflation Is Making It Worse (NPR)
โ€ข Focus on Food Insecurity: SNAP Experiences and Under-Enrollment Among the 50-Plus (AARP)
โ€ข Ensuring Food Security and Health Beyond the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency (Stat)
โ€ข The World Cannot Fix the Global Food Crisis Without Rural Women (The Hill)
โ€ข Food Fight: Detroitโ€™s Struggle to Improve Grocery Options (The Detroit News)
โ€ข Future Returns: Investing in Food Security Solutions (Barrons)
โ€ข Flooding Significantly Impacts Food Security, New Study Finds (NYU News)
โ€ข Buffalo Food Justice Project to Receive $365,000 in Federal Funding (Spectrum News)
โ€ข World Food Day: Another Year of Global Record Hunger Looms Amid Food and Climate Crisis (UN News)
โ€ข Towards Zero Hunger in Africa: Five Steps to Achieve Food Security (phys.org)

๐˜š๐˜ค๐˜ฉ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฐ๐˜ญ ๐˜๐˜ฐ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฅ
โ€ข Innovative School and Community-Based Infrastructure Can Help Ensure That Students Get Meals (Pew Trusts)
โ€ข More of BCโ€™s School Food Is Sourced by Local Farmers and Producers (Spotlight News)
โ€ข Universal Free Lunch for Coloradoโ€™s Public School Students? Voters Will Decide (CPR News)
โ€ข Photo Essay: How a State Program Aims to Help Improve the Taste of School Lunches and Boost Bottom Lines for Farmers (Spectrum News)

๐˜๐˜ฐ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฅ ๐˜—๐˜ฐ๐˜ญ๐˜ช๐˜ค๐˜บ
โ€ข Statement by President Joe Biden on World Food Day (whitehouse.gov)
โ€ข โ€˜Itโ€™s Humiliatingโ€™: Us Voters Struggle With Hunger Ahead of Midterms (The Guardian)
โ€ข Midterm Elections Could Impact Federal Farm and Food Policy (RFD TV)
โ€ข U.S. Supreme Court Weighs Impact of California Animal Welfare Law on Industry, Retail Prices (Food Dive)
โ€ข Why Are Food System Folks Fighting Against More Humane Animal Conditions at the Supreme Court? (Food Tank)
โ€ข Food Labeling Mandates Floated From FDA Draw Industry Ire (Bloomgerg)
โ€ข FDA Leaders Say the Agency Is โ€˜Focused on Foodโ€™ (Food Dive)
โ€ข Ex-USDA Official Defends Pandemic Efforts to Keep Meatpacking Plants Running (Civil Eats)
โ€ข Weekend reading: Follow up to the White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition and Health (Food Politics)

๐˜š๐˜ถ๐˜ด๐˜ต๐˜ข๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜ข๐˜ฃ๐˜ญ๐˜ฆ ๐˜๐˜ฐ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฅ ๐˜š๐˜บ๐˜ด๐˜ต๐˜ฆ๐˜ฎ๐˜ด
โ€ข If You Care about Climate Change, Then You Care about the Farm Bill (NRDC)
โ€ข How Climate Change Affects the Food Crisis (US Embassy in Italy)
โ€ข Inside the Global Effort to Keep Perfectly Good Food Out of the Dump (The New York Times)
โ€ข Looking Ahead to More Resilient, Nourishing, and Equitable Food Systems (Food Tank)
โ€ข Radical Change in Food Systems Needed (The Ecologist)
โ€ข WWF Identifies 20 Key Actions to Transform the Global Food System (Food Tank)
โ€ข Coming Soon to a Food Label Near You: โ€˜Bee-Friendlyโ€™ Certifications (Civil Eats)
โ€ข All That Plastic in the Ocean Is a Climate Change Problem, Too (Grist)
European Countries Are Fighting Food Waste With Technology (The Debrief)
โ€ข Why Do Food Waste Advocates Give Meat A Pass? (Forbes)
โ€ข Food Waste Solutions (New York Times)
โ€ข Russiaโ€™s War in Ukraine: Implications for the Indian Food System (Food Tank)
โ€ข There Are Too Many Jellyfish in the Mediterranean. Why Not Eat Them? (The Atlantic)

๐˜๐˜ฐ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฅ ๐˜‰๐˜ถ๐˜ด๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜ฆ๐˜ด๐˜ด, ๐˜๐˜ฐ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฅ ๐˜—๐˜ณ๐˜ช๐˜ค๐˜ฆ๐˜ด ๐˜ข๐˜ฏ๐˜ฅ ๐˜๐˜ฏ๐˜ง๐˜ญ๐˜ข๐˜ต๐˜ช๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ
โ€ข Why Food Keeps Getting More Expensive (Vox)
โ€ข Hereโ€™s Why the Price of Groceries Keeps Rising (The Hill)
โ€ข Rising Prices Set to Gobble up Americansโ€™ Thanksgiving Budgets (The Los Angeles Times)
โ€ข Soaring Dollar Leaves Food Piled Up in Ports as World Hunger Grows (Bloomberg)
โ€ข Americans Are Buying Less at the Supermarket (Axios)
โ€ข Sunflowers, War and Drought: Why the Price of Margarine and Butter Spiked 32% (NBC New York)
โ€ข How the Pandemic Has Forever Changed Restaurants (So Far.) (GrubStreet)
โ€ข How Would the Kroger-Albertsons Merger Impact Independent Grocers? (Grocery Dive)
โ€ข Blue Apron Starts Selling Meal Kits on Amazon (Grocery Dive)
โ€ข Extreme Weather Continues to Threaten Supplies (The Food Institute)
โ€ข Food Inflation Persists as Drought Batters Produce Crops (Food Dive)
โ€ข Big CPGs Have Not Been Making Food and Drink Healthier, Study Finds (Food Dive)
โ€ข Manufacturers Cut Costs with โ€˜Skimpflationโ€™ โ€“ and Savvy Consumers Take Note (The Food Institute)
โ€ข Inflation in Britain Rises 10.1 Percent, Driven Higher by Food Prices (New York Times)
โ€ข Food Retailers Offer Expanded Access to Hearing Aids (Progressive Grocer)

๐˜๐˜ฐ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฅ ๐˜ž๐˜ฐ๐˜ณ๐˜ฌ๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ๐˜ด
โ€ข Battle Over Wage Rules for Tipped Workers Is Heating Up (The New York Times)
โ€ข A US Farmer Was Accused of Abusing His Workers. Then Big Tobacco Backed His Election (Civil Eats)
โ€ข More Gig Workers Could Soon Qualify as Employees (Crainโ€™s New York Business)
โ€ข Instacart Agrees to $46.5M Settlement Over Worker Classification (Grocery Dive)
โ€ข Seattle, Uber Eats Reach $3.3M Settlement in Gig Worker Pay Case (Restaurant Dive)

๐˜๐˜ข๐˜ณ๐˜ฎ๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜จ ๐˜ข๐˜ฏ๐˜ฅ ๐˜ˆ๐˜จ๐˜ณ๐˜ช๐˜ค๐˜ถ๐˜ญ๐˜ต๐˜ถ๐˜ณ๐˜ฆ
โ€ข USDA Provides Payments of nearly $800 Million in Assistance to Help Keep Farmers Farming (USDA)
โ€ข Governor Hochul Announces Over $13 Million to Protect Clean Water and Support New York Farmers in the Fight Against Climate Change (ny.gov)
โ€ข Investing in Next-Gen Farmers Will Create Resilient Food Systems (Green Biz)
โ€ข Mexican Farmworkers Are U.S. Heroes (Foreign Policy)
โ€ข USDA Updates Two Farm Insurance Policies (Modern Farmer)
โ€ข The Countryโ€™s First Hmong-Owned and -Operated Farm (Modern Farmer)
โ€ข South Africaโ€™s Small-Scale Farmers Still Canโ€™t Find a Place in the Food Value Chain (phys.org)

๐˜๐˜ฐ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฅ ๐˜›๐˜ฆ๐˜ค๐˜ฉ๐˜ฏ๐˜ฐ๐˜ญ๐˜ฐ๐˜จ๐˜บ
โ€ข Climate Change Is Fueling a Global Hunger Crisis โ€” Innovation Could Be the Answer (World Economic Forum)
โ€ข Mobile Tech Could Solve the Food Waste Problem for Restaurants (QSR Magazine)
โ€ข Grubhub, Starship Deploy Delivery Bots Across 5 College Campuses (Restaurant Dive)
โ€ข An App Aims to Divert Food Waste and Impact Climate Change (Tribeca Citizen)
โ€ข If a Giant Space Rock Struck Earth, How Would We Rebuild Our Food Supply? (BBC)

๐˜๐˜ฐ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฅ ๐˜‘๐˜ถ๐˜ด๐˜ต๐˜ช๐˜ค๐˜ฆ, ๐˜๐˜ช๐˜ด๐˜ต๐˜ฐ๐˜ณ๐˜บ ๐˜ข๐˜ฏ๐˜ฅ ๐˜Š๐˜ถ๐˜ญ๐˜ต๐˜ถ๐˜ณ๐˜ฆ
โ€ข In South Los Angeles, a Church Community Takes Food Sovereignty Into Its Own Hands (Civil Eats)
โ€ข Black Yield Institute, and Other Grassroots Organizations, Help Bring Food Justice to Baltimore City (Baltimore)
โ€ข The Farm on the Farm: Stanford Roots Talks Food Justice and Sustainability (The Stanford Daily)
โ€ข The UK Needs a โ€˜Right to Foodโ€™. This Is How It Could Work in Practice (Resilience)
โ€ข When a Countryโ€™s Cuisine Becomes a Cultural Export (The New York Times)
โ€ข Who Does Pasta Belong To? (Eater)
โ€ข Everyoneโ€™s Protesting With Food (The Takeout)

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 USDA Proposal Focuses on Reducing Salmonella in Poultry (Food Dive)
โ€ข Abbott Recalls Similac, Other Formulas Because of Seals on Bottles (Food Safety News)
โ€ข Gerber Baby Food Heavy Metals Consumer Deception Suits Dismissed (Bloomberg Law)
โ€ข Seaweed Products Recalled for Potential to Cause Botulism Poisoning (Food Safety News)
โ€ข FAO and WHO Shine Food Safety Spotlight on Seaweed (Food Safety News)
โ€ข FDA Sends Warnings to Food Firms Over Foreign Import Violations (Food Safety News)
โ€ข Towards Stronger Food Safety Systems and Global Cooperation (World Health Organization)
โ€ข FSA Struggling With Skills Gap Post-Brexit Says Report (Food Safety News)

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 New York Food 2025: Examining the NYC Department of Education (DOE) Office of Food and Nutrition Services (OFNS) Response to the COVID-19 Emergency (NY Food 2025)
โ€ข Food Insecurity in Families with Children (New York Health Foundation)
โ€ข An Analysis of SNAP Online Purchasing Behavior in California: A Review of the First 7 Months of Program Implementation and Lessons Learned (American Journal of Health Promotion)
โ€ข Food Insecurity and Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease Risk in Adults with Diabetes (Nutrition)
โ€ข Using Community-Based Implementation Frameworks and Strategies to Address Food Insecurity During the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Scoping Review (Journal of Hunger & Environmental Nutrition)
โ€ข Nowcasting Food Security (Nature Computational Science)
โ€ข Rights and Representation Support Justice Across Aquatic Food Systems (Nature Food)