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Original Center stories, news, research studies and events for the week of November 9, 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 NY Food 2025 Releases New Research and Recommendations to Create a Healthier, More Just and Sustainable Food System (nycfoodpolicy.org)
โ€ข Fast Food Council to Improve Working Conditions in CA Fast Food Industry (nycfoodpolicy.org)
โ€ข ICYMI: 10 Facts You Should Know About NYCโ€™s Composting Efforts (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 New York Cityโ€™s Fresh Produce Gets an Edge (The Packer)
โ€ข Disabled Activists Are Building a More Inclusive Food Justice Future (Civil Eats)
โ€ข What Do New York Food Banks Truly Need but Never Ask For? (WIBX)
โ€ข As Food Insecurity Surges, Local Non-Profit Creates Bushwick Community Fridge to be Operated by Workers with Disabilities (BK Reader)
โ€ข Bronx Pumpkin Smash Event Aims to Reduce Landfill Waste (NBC4)
โ€ข Students From Red Hook Create Plastic Free Lunch Day, Schools Participate Nationwide (ABC7)
โ€ข School in the Square Eliminates Single-Use Disposables With New Partnership (Food Service Director)
โ€ข Fixing Food Production: Are We Too Late? (Forbes)
โ€ข Meet Everytable, a Restaurant Chain Pricing Its Meals Based on Zip Code (Crainโ€™s New York)
โ€ข Entrepreneurs Tackling Food Insecurity in America (Food Business News)
โ€ข NYCโ€™s โ€˜Most Romanticโ€™ Restaurant Accused of Having Segregated โ€˜Asian Cornerโ€™ (New York Post)
โ€ข Can Cultural Identity Be Defined by Food? (The New York Times)
โ€ข How The Knish Became A New York City Staple (Tasting Table)
โ€ข A Greenwich Village Oyster Bar Is Out After 25 Years โ€” And More Closings (Eater)

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 A Quarter of Children Being Raised by Grandparents Face Hunger (Washington Post)
โ€ข New Report: Grandfamilies Face Food Insecurity Nationwide (Fox 13 Seattle)
โ€ข What Is Free Food Worth? Study Estimates the Value of Food Pantry Services (Phys.org)
โ€ข Looking for a Food Bank? Thatโ€™s Gotten a Lot Easier (Forest Park Review)
โ€ข Explainer: Why the Black Sea Grain Deal Is Vital for Global Food Security (VOA)
โ€ข Food Rescue Organization Is Providing Massachusetts Students With Nutrition to Succeed (Somerville Times)
โ€ข What Hurricanes Taught Puerto Rico About Feeding Itself (The New York Times)
โ€ข One of Juneauโ€™s Oldest Food Pantries Will Close This Month (KTOO)
โ€ข Global Food Security Highly Dependent On Agtech (Croplife)
โ€ข More Students Dealing With Food Insecurity [Video] (King 5)
โ€ข Colorado Voters Will Decide Whether All Public School Students Get a Free Lunch (PBS)
โ€ข โ€™29 Dollars for Grapes?!โ€™: Food Insecurity in Indigenous Communities Is Getting Worse (Yahoo Life)
โ€ข Q&A: Public Health Leader on How Providers Can Better Assess Patients for Food Insecurity (Crainโ€™s New York)
โ€ข The Importance of Increasing the Resilience of Food and Nutrition Security to Climate Change (Food Tank)
โ€ข How Maineโ€™s Food Bank is Sharing its Power with Local Communities (Food Bank News)
โ€ข Atlanta to Allocate $500,000 Toward Fighting Food Insecurity (Atlantic Journal-Constitution)
โ€ข Inside Princetonโ€™s Free Food Listserv (The Daily Princetonian)
โ€ข โ€˜Fascinating to Watch:โ€™ Robots Start Food Delivery Across Ball State Campus (Star Press)
โ€ข Torrential Floods in West Africa Hurt Food Security (Reuters)
โ€ข Flooding Threatens African Food Supplies Just as Much as Drought (Yahoo)
โ€ข China Plays the Long Game on Food Security (Farmers Guardian)
โ€ข How Deep-Seated Sexism Is Making Food Insecurity Worse in Nigeria (The New Humanitarian)
โ€ข Rising Inflation Forces Greater Attention to Food Insecurity in Africa (Foreign Policy Research Institute)
โ€ข Investing in Science for Food Security in Africa (Alliance for Science)

๐˜๐˜ฐ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฅ ๐˜—๐˜ฐ๐˜ญ๐˜ช๐˜ค๐˜บ
โ€ข Midterms Are Likely to Scorch Biden Climate Agenda for Agriculture (The FERN)
โ€ข Organic Dairy Farmers Petition Usda for Drought Relief Funds (Food Policy)
โ€ข Lawsuits Keep Rolling Back Unconstitutional Vegan ‘Meat’ Bans (Reason)
โ€ข How Has China Maintained Domestic Food Stability Amid Global Food Crises? (World Economic Forum)

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 New Reports Make the Case for Food Systems as a Climate Solution (Food Tank)
โ€ข Landfill Fight Illustrates New Yorkโ€™s Heaping Trash Problem (New York Focus)
โ€ข Sustainability Claims Behind Booming Food Technologies Lack Evidence, Study Finds (phys.org)
โ€ข A New Look At How Vertical Farming Can Help Decouple Food From Nature (Forbes)
โ€ข As Food Insecurity Skyrockets, Experts Warn the True Cost of Food Hasnโ€™t Been Paid, and the Bill Is Due (ABC Rural)
โ€ข Is Big Agriculture Finally Having a โ€œCome to Jesusโ€ Moment? (Mother Jones)
โ€ข Small-Scale Farmers Feed the Planet. They Should Not Be Overlooked in Our Fight Against Climate Change (World Economic Forum)
โ€ข Egyptโ€™s Food Supply in Danger as Farmers Struggle to Adapt to Climate Change (Wall Street Journal)

๐˜๐˜ฐ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฅ ๐˜›๐˜ฆ๐˜ค๐˜ฉ๐˜ฏ๐˜ฐ๐˜ญ๐˜ฐ๐˜จ๐˜บ
โ€ข In a World of Lab-Grown and Processed Food, What Is โ€˜Naturalโ€™? (Food Navigator)
โ€ข All Sizzle, No Steak: How Singapore Became the Centre of the Plant-Based Meat Industry (The Guardian)
โ€ข The Future of Space Food: Using Bioengineered Yeast to Feed Humans Off-Earth (phys.org)
โ€ข Scientists Get to the Core of the Honeycrisp Apple (Modern Farmer)

๐˜๐˜ฐ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฅ ๐˜‰๐˜ถ๐˜ด๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜ฆ๐˜ด๐˜ด, ๐˜—๐˜ณ๐˜ช๐˜ค๐˜ฆ๐˜ด ๐˜ข๐˜ฏ๐˜ฅ ๐˜๐˜ฏ๐˜ง๐˜ญ๐˜ข๐˜ต๐˜ช๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ
โ€ข Inflation Is a Triple Threat to Food and Nutrition Security. Hereโ€™s Why. (The Equation)
โ€ข Poor New Yorkers Hit By Inflationโ€™s Impact On Benefits, Advocates Say (The Post Journal)
โ€ข On Buffaloโ€™s East Side, Inflation Intensifies the Daily Struggle to Buy Food (Market Place)
โ€ข French Study Finds No Inflation Profiteering in Food Sector (Bloomberg)
โ€ข Food Prices Soar, so Do Companiesโ€™ Profits; Who Is Benefitting From Food Inflation? (WION)
โ€ข Talking Turkey: Inflation Altering Thanksgiving Spending (The Food Institute)
โ€ข Restaurant Sales Rise, Thanks to Higher Prices (Restaurant Business)
โ€ข For Restaurants Still Struggling, Preserving Outdoor Dining Is Key to Their Survival (Restaurant Dive)
โ€ข How Bad Is Restaurant Inflation? Hereโ€™s What the Data Shows. (Restaurant Dive)
โ€ข These Grocery Chains Are Lowering Thanksgiving Food Prices to Fight Inflation (Today)
โ€ข Out-of-Stocks Cost Grocery Retailers Billions (The Food Institute)
โ€ข Big Food and Beverage Firms Set to Miss Plastic Sustainability Targets (Just Food)
โ€ข This Grocery Merger Would Be Bad News For Food Prices and Families (Food and Water Watch)
โ€ข Grocery Prices Are Soaring. But This Food Favorite Is Getting Cheaper (CNN)
โ€ข Minnesotaโ€™s Worsening Drought Could Raise Food Prices (CBS)
โ€ข Hungary Expands Food Price Caps as Egg Prices Almost Double (Bloomberg)
โ€ข Soaring Food Prices Could Have Major Impact on Canadiansโ€™ Health (CBC)

๐˜๐˜ฐ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฅ ๐˜ž๐˜ฐ๐˜ณ๐˜ฌ๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ๐˜ด
โ€ข Itโ€™s Time to Make Minimum Wage Laws Apply to All Workers (No, They Donโ€™t at Present) (Food Politics)
โ€ข Former Farmworker Says Overtime Pay Is โ€˜A Right We Deserve’ (Spectrum News)
โ€ข Voters in Portland, ME to Decide Whether to Raise Wages for Workers (Food Tank)
โ€ข Johns Hopkins University Food Service Workers Protest Over Fallout From Contract Negotiations (CBS Baltimore)
โ€ข As Holiday Travel Season Approaches, Logan Food Workers Warn of a Strike if Contract Talks Stay Stalled (Boston Globe)
โ€ข Trader Joeโ€™s Accused of Bad Faith Bargaining by Union (Grocery Dive)

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 This Organization Aims to Provide Black Farmers With Capital (Modern Farmer)
โ€ข This Nonprofit Is Providing Native American Communities With Access to Nutrient-Dense, Culturally Affirming Foodsโ€”and Itโ€™s Helping People Eat Healthier (Eating Well)
โ€ข Culinary Tourism Seeing Growth (My Journal Courier)
โ€ข How the West Deemed Eating With Your Hands โ€œUncivilizedโ€ (The Juggernaut)
โ€ข In This โ€˜Black Power Kitchen,โ€™ Joy and Activism Collide (Atlas Obscura)

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 FDA Awards $41 Million to Support Food Safety Initiatives (New Food Magazine)
โ€ข Food Crime โ€˜Likelyโ€™ in Meat and Alcohol Sectors, Says Scottish Agency (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 Describing the Experiences of NYC Food Workers During COVID-19 and Beyond: A Mixed Methods Study (NY Food 2025)
โ€ข 2022 State of Grandfamilies Report: Released Nov. 2 (Generations United)
โ€ข Food Group Consumption Patterns Among Children Meeting and Not Meeting WHOโ€™s Recommended Dietary Diversity: Evidence From 197,514 Children in 59 Countries (Food Policy)
โ€ข Creating a Culture that Supports Food Security and Health Equity at Higher Education Institutions (Public Health Nutrition)
โ€ข A Systematic Scoping Review of the Sustainability of Vertical Farming, Plant-Based Alternatives, Food Delivery Services and Blockchain in Food Systems (Nature Food)
โ€ข Social Protection, Food Security and Nutrition: Critical Enablers for Reducing HIV-Related Vulnerabilities Amongst Adolescents and Young People (Policy Brief) (World Food Program)
โ€ข Plant-Based Animal Product Alternatives Are Healthier and More Environmentally Sustainable Than Animal Products (Future Foods)