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Original Center stories, news, research studies and events for the week of November 16, 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 Research Strategy Aims to Create Sustainable Solutions to Global Hunger (nycfoodpolicy.org)
โ€ข Urban Agriculture in NYC: Research Roundup (nycfoodpolicy.org)
โ€ข ICYMI: Interview with Dr. Joe Bozeman III, Climate and Food Expert (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 40% of NYC Food Stamp Applications Left Waiting For Benefits, Data Shows
โ€ข New York City, Once a Minimum Wage Leader, Now Lags Behind (The New York Times)
โ€ข Thanksgiving Turkey Prices Will Hit a Record This Year, NYC Grocery Chain CEO Warns (Fox Business)
โ€ข Fixing a Plate: Food Bank for New York City chats Thanksgiving hunger with AMNews (Amsterdam News)
โ€ข The Street Vendor Project Fights for NYCโ€™s Smallest Businesses (James Beard Foundation)
โ€ข City Harvest Volunteers Package Food for Families in Need (CBS)
โ€ข How This Innovative Building Helps Feed 1.5 Million New Yorkers (Architectural Digest)
โ€ข Planning the Future for Harlemโ€™s Beloved Sylviaโ€™s Restaurant (Harvard Business Review)
โ€ข Another Starbucks In Queens Files For A Union (Patch)
โ€ข Scallops Keep Dying in Long Islandโ€™s Peconic Bay, Harming the Local Fishing Community (Gothamist)

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 Food Security and Family Planning Are Linked (Food Tank)
โ€ข Recommit to the Right to Food – UN Expert (United Nations)
โ€ข Towards an Informed, Transparent, and Accountable Response for Global Food and Nutrition Security (World Bank Blogs)
As Thanksgiving Approaches, Food Programs Prep for More Need Amid Inflation (Lohud)
โ€ข As Thanksgiving Approaches, NJ Food Insecurity Is Getting Worse (WPG)
โ€ข Hereโ€™s How Boston Is Addressing Food Insecurity Ahead of Thanksgiving (Boston.com)
โ€ข Whatโ€™s Changed Since the Tops Mass Shooting? Addressing Food Insecurity (WIVB4)
โ€ข Ending Hunger and Food Insecurity in Chicago Requires a Plan and Data (Crain’s)
โ€ข Lobo Food Pantry Breaks Stigmas and Tackles Food Insecurity (New Mexico Daily Lobo)
โ€ข โ€˜A Food Desertโ€™: College Campuses in NM Often Face Food Insecurity (Albuquerque Journal)
โ€ข Too Many Veterans Battle With Hunger (FRAC Chat)
โ€ข Food Insecurity Among Veterans (The Brian Lehrer Show)
โ€ข Food Bank for Veterans Feeds Thousands This Year (Spectrum News)
โ€ข Wheat Grown Indoors Offers Promise for Global Food Security (Bloomberg)
โ€ข New Dashboard to Track Food and Nutrition Security and Global Response (Relief Web)
โ€ข USC Researchers Track Food Insecurity Post-pandemic (Daily Trojan)
โ€ข Food Insecurity Is Driving Women in Africa Into Sex Work, Increasing HIV Risk (NPR)
โ€ข Torrential Floods Impact Food Security in West and Central Africa (Al Jazeera)
โ€ข Somalia Faces a Food Insecurity Crisis Because of Extreme Drought (NPR)

๐˜๐˜ฐ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฅ ๐˜—๐˜ฐ๐˜ญ๐˜ช๐˜ค๐˜บ
โ€ข ‘Groundbreakingโ€ Decisions Advance Use of Medicaid Funding for Nutrition
โ€ข With the Outcome of Midterm Elections Unclear, Food-Aid Programs for Low-Income Americans Hang in the Balance (Market Watch)
โ€ข Whatโ€™s Up with Food Systems at COP27? (Food Politics)
โ€ข Fast-Food Workers to Stage Protest Over Opposition to New Labor Law (The Fence Post)

๐˜š๐˜ค๐˜ฉ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฐ๐˜ญ ๐˜๐˜ฐ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฅ
โ€ข More Than 180 Organizations Urge Governor to Fund Healthy Meals for Students in 2024 Budget (Yahoo)
โ€ข How Central New York College Campuses Are Reducing Food Waste (Spectrum News)
โ€ข Voters Approve Prop. FF, Clearing Way for New School Meals Program Funded by Cutting Tax Breaks for the Wealthy (The Colorado Sun)
โ€ข Schools Across The US Celebrate National School Lunch Week (Total Food Service)

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 World Making Little Progress on Food Waste, a Big Climate Problem (Rueters)
โ€ข Farming Feeds the World. We Desperately Need to Know How to Do It Better (Nature)
โ€ข Fixing Food Production: Are We Too Late? (Forbes)
โ€ข Replace Animal Farms With Micro-Organism Tanks, Say Campaigners (The Guardian)
โ€ข How One Company Used Data to Create Sustainable Take-out Food Packaging (Harvard Business Review)
โ€ข Making The Connections To Facilitate Responsible Waste Management (Forbes)
โ€ข Sustainable Aquatic Food Systems for Climate Resilience (Food Tank)
โ€ข Egg Whites Could be the Key to Cleaning Our Oceans (Modern Farmer)

๐˜๐˜ฐ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฅ ๐˜›๐˜ฆ๐˜ค๐˜ฉ๐˜ฏ๐˜ฐ๐˜ญ๐˜ฐ๐˜จ๐˜บ & ๐˜๐˜ฏ๐˜ฏ๐˜ฐ๐˜ท๐˜ข๐˜ต๐˜ช๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ
โ€ข From Science to CPG Series (Food Dive)
โ€ข From Science Fiction to Reality, โ€˜No Killโ€™ Meat May Be Coming Soon (NPR)
โ€ข Itโ€™s Time to Rethink Food Subsidies in Favor of Food Innovation and Abundance (Whittier Daily News)
โ€ข Why Restaurants Need to Start Thinking Like Tech Companies (Restaurant Dive)
โ€ข Could Dissolvable Cranberry Film Replace Plastic Packaging Someday? (Modern Farmer)
โ€ข What Investors Should Know About Investing in Food Innovation and Agricultural Technology (Nasdaq)

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 Food Inflation Comes Down Again in October (Grocery Dive)
โ€ข Inflation Driving Food Insecurity During the Holiday Season (Yahoo News)
โ€ข Study: 63% Of Small Restaurants Wanted Republicans to Control Congress (Restaurant Dive)
โ€ข Is the Restaurant Industry as We Know It Over? (Times Union)
โ€ข How Independent Operators Are Embracing Change and Reaping the Rewards (Restaurant Business)
โ€ข Down to Business: Struggling Restaurants Continue to Close Across NY (The Daily Gazette)
โ€ข Major Fast Food Chains Are Facing a Shortage of This Key Ingredient (Eat This, Not That)
โ€ข Uber Ramps up Grocery Partnerships (Grocery Dive)
โ€ข A Constant Barrage: US Companies Target Junk Food Ads to People of Color (The Guardian)

๐˜๐˜ฐ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฅ ๐˜ž๐˜ฐ๐˜ณ๐˜ฌ๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ๐˜ด
โ€ข Animal Agriculture Is Dangerous Work. The People Who Do It Have Few Protections. (Civil Eats)
โ€ข Labor Department Finds 31 Children Cleaning Meatpacking Plants (The New York Times)
โ€ข โ€˜I Was Coughing So Hard I Would Throw Upโ€™ (Civil Eats)
โ€ข Fast-Food Workers to Stage Protest Over Opposition to New Labor Law (Los Angeles Daily News)
โ€ข Doordash Enhances Driver Safety (Uber)
โ€ข 5 Store-Level Changes Driving the Starbucks Union (Restaurant Dive)
โ€ข After Issuing Return-To-Office Ultimatum, Musk Is Now Eliminating Free Meals for Twitter Staffโ€”Arguing No One Was Turning Up to Eat Them (Fortune)

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 Centering Gender Equity to Bring the World Back into Balance (Food Tank)
โ€ข Urban Farms Are Stepping Up Their Roles in Communities Nationwide (Civil Eats)
โ€ข La Reina Boricua Brings Puerto Rican Food to Akron Airport, Community (Akron Beacon Journal)
โ€ข A Mexican American Artist Finds Heroes in Farmworkers (The New York Times)

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 Advances the New Era of Smarter Food Safety, Finalizing Foundational Rule to Improve Traceability of Contaminated Foods (FDA)
โ€ข FDA Finds Pesticides, Undeclared Colors, and Heavy Metals in Imported Foods (Food Safety News)
โ€ข FDA Commits $41M to Support the Joint Institute for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (Food Safety Tech)
โ€ข Highly Processed Foods Can Share the Addictive Qualities of Tobacco, Researchers Say (Virginia Tech)

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 Health Care as a Partner in Federal Nutrition Programs: Call for Advocacy (Pediatrics Perspectives)
โ€ข Association of Community-Level Food Insecurity and Glycemic Control Among Pregnant Individuals With Pregestational Diabetes (Primary Care Diabetes)
โ€ข New Innovations in Agriculture: A Way Forward for Enhancing Agricultural Production and Productivity (Secondary Agriculture)
โ€ข Highly Processed Foods Can Be Considered Addictive Substances Based on Established Scientific Criteria (Addiction)
โ€ข Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program as a Health Intervention (Current Opinion in Pediatrics)
โ€ข Food Security and Psychological Distress Among the Elderly in India (Review of Development and Change)