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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 Kansas Food Tax to be Eliminated by 2025 (nycfoodpolicy.org)
โ€ข The DC Food Policy Council (nycfoodpolicy.org)
โ€ข ICYMI: Stealing Food When Youโ€™re Hungry. Should It Be a Crime?

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 Over Half of NYC’s Food Stamp Applicants Left Waiting as Staffing Shortage Deepens (City Limits)
โ€ข SNAP Back: Stolen Benefits Would Be Repaid to Victims Under Federal Bill (The City)
โ€ข School Facilities Pose Challenge to Mayor Adam’s Healthy School Agenda for NYC Kids (New York Daily News)
โ€ข Hearing Addresses Rise in Food Insecurity Among Older New Yorkers (NY1)
โ€ข Will New York City Scrap Employment at Will? (JDSupra)
โ€ข Testimony of New York City Comptroller Brad Lander Before Department of Consumer and Worker Protection Public Rules Hearing Regarding Local Law 115 (nyc.gov)
โ€ข Bronx Community Fridge Operation Raises Big Bucks โ€” and Hackles (The City)
โ€ข New York Common Pantry Mobile Service Delivers on Community Mission (CBS)
โ€ข Foie Gras May Not Be Banned in NYC After All, Thanks to a New Ruling (Robb Report)
โ€ข Growing to Love New York Cityโ€™s Soils (Gotham Gazette)
โ€ข Eater New Yorkโ€™s 10 Most-Read Stories of 2022 (Eater)

๐˜๐˜ฐ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฅ ๐˜๐˜ฏ๐˜ด๐˜ฆ๐˜ค๐˜ถ๐˜ณ๐˜ช๐˜ต๐˜บ ๐˜ข๐˜ฏ๐˜ฅ ๐˜๐˜ฐ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฅ ๐˜ˆ๐˜ค๐˜ค๐˜ฆ๐˜ด๐˜ด
โ€ข Governor Hochul Announces $234 Million in Additional Food Assistance for December (ny.gov)
โ€ข Medicaid Is a New Tool to Expand Healthy Food Access (Civil Eats)
โ€ข For SNAP Recipients, Grocery Inflation Hits Hard (Eater)
โ€ข How COVID-19 Disruptions Exacerbated Food Insecurity (The Good Men Project)
โ€ข Whoโ€™s Hungryโ€ฆ and Why? Food Banks, Food Insecurity and Ending Hunger for Good (Rabble)
โ€ข Fred’s Pantry In Peekskill Receives $100,000 Grant (Patch)
โ€ข How a Member of the Utah Homelessness Council Upended a Feed-The-Hungry Program (The Salt Lake Tribune)
โ€ข A New Lifeline for the Unseen: Homeless College Students (The New York Times)
โ€ข Coloradoโ€™s College Students Are Feeling the Pressure as Inflation Exacerbates Food Insecurity (CPR News)
โ€ข โ€˜Food 4 Kids Backpack Programโ€™ Providing Meals to Students on Weekends, School Breaks (WNDU)
โ€ข 2022 Study Ranks Detroit as the Neediest City in the U.S. (FOX2 Detroit)
โ€ข Hartford Community Leaders Finding a Creative Way to Raise Awareness About Food Insecurity (FOX61)
โ€ข Haiti Passes Policy Measures to Allay Inflation, Food Insecurity (Caribbean Life)
โ€ข Somalia: Urgent Support Needed for Rural Communities Facing Famine (UN News)

๐˜๐˜ฐ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฅ ๐˜—๐˜ฐ๐˜ญ๐˜ช๐˜ค๐˜บ ๐˜ข๐˜ฏ๐˜ฅ ๐˜“๐˜ฆ๐˜จ๐˜ช๐˜ด๐˜ญ๐˜ข๐˜ต๐˜ช๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ
โ€ข Congress Passes the Global Food Security Reauthorization Act (Borgen Magazine)
โ€ข Senator Michael Bennet Grows Support for Affordable and Secure Food Act (NBC11 News)
โ€ข Lawmakers Introduce Restaurant Workers’ Bill of Rights (Public News Service)
โ€ข Bills Aim to Reduce Food Waste Through Labeling and Composting (New Jersey Monitor)
โ€ข New York Makes Changes to Laws for Gift Cards (WNFB)
โ€ข The Latest Food Politics Target: The Thrifty Food Plan (Food Politics)
โ€ข Opinion: A Farm-To-Fork Approach to Fixing FDA’s Food Program (Agri-Pulse)

๐˜š๐˜ค๐˜ฉ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฐ๐˜ญ ๐˜๐˜ฐ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฅ
โ€ข Omnibus Bill Includes Two Major Provisions That Would Help Keep Children Fed Over the Summer (NBC News)
โ€ข Schools Are Struggling to Get Families to Apply for Free Meals (Education Week)
โ€ข NY Should Fund Free School Lunches for All Students (Guest Opinion by Rachael Ray) (Syracuse.com)
โ€ข Man Raises Money to Help Pay off Student Lunch Debt at Utah School (KXLF)

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 Adjusting the Intensity of Farming Can Help Address Climate Change (The Conversation)
โ€ข Hybrid Wheat Hitting U.S. Fields as War, Climate Threaten Global Food Supplies (Reuters)
โ€ข Diversified Pastured Poultry Models Can Reduce Risk of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (Food Tank)
โ€ข WWF Collaboration to Monitor Biodiversity in Italian Organic and Conventional Agri-Systems (Food Navigator)

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 What Is Regenerative Agriculture and How Can It Help Us Get To Net-Zero Food Systems? 3 Industry Leaders Explain (World Economic Forum)
โ€ข Catholics Used to Forgo Meat on Fridays. Could Bringing the Practice Back Help the Climate? (Civil Eats)
โ€ข Plants Have Mouthsโ€“And They Could Help Agriculture Adapt to Climate Change (Modern Farmer)
โ€ข The Push for Local Composting Programs in the US (IN Habitat)
โ€ข Whatโ€™s Next for Renowned Minneapolis Organics Recycling Program (Waste Dive)
โ€ข San Diego Residents Will Soon Get New Bins for Food Waste and Yard Trimmings (NBC San Diego)
โ€ข In PFAs Fight, U.S. Composting Council Calls for Science Over โ€˜Unsound Policiesโ€™ (Waste Dive)
โ€ข United States: State PFAS Food Packaging Bans Start Taking Effect December 31, 2022 (Mondaq)
โ€ข 5 Key Trends That Would Transform the Global Food System in 2023 (Agriculture Post)

๐˜๐˜ฐ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฅ ๐˜›๐˜ฆ๐˜ค๐˜ฉ๐˜ฏ๐˜ฐ๐˜ญ๐˜ฐ๐˜จ๐˜บ
โ€ข Digital Agricultureโ€”A Gap in Critical Infrastructure Protection (Council on Foreign Relations)
โ€ข Food Biotechnology Often Becomes a Political Issue, Rather Than a Policy Issue (TBS)
โ€ข Can We Trust AgTech With the Solution to Climate Issues? (Modern Farmer)
โ€ข New Spray Uses Billions Of Tiny Soldiers To Disinfect Food (Forbes)
โ€ข Top 10 Technology Stories of 2022 (Food Management)
โ€ข 2023 Predictions: Technologyโ€™s Growing Role in Food Safety (Food Safety Tech)

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 the Federal Reserve Canโ€™t Solve Food Price Inflation (Forbes)
โ€ข Grocery Sticker Shock Has Changed Buyer Habits (The Food Institute)
โ€ข This Christmas, Consider a Festive Rack of Ribs (Bloomberg)
โ€ข Foods That Escaped Inflation in 2022 (The Takeout)

๐˜๐˜ฐ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฅ ๐˜‰๐˜ถ๐˜ด๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜ฆ๐˜ด๐˜ด
โ€ข Walmart Drone Delivery Service Launches in Arizona, Florida and Texas (Grocery Dive)
โ€ข Spartannash Turns to Artificial Intelligence to Ensure Freshness, Reduce Waste (Grocery Dive)
โ€ข Cultivated Beef Entry: Mosa Meat Still Pushing for Singapore Regulatory Approval Despite Manufacturing Deal (Food Navigator)
โ€ข Report: 92% Of Franchisees Concerned by Environment, Climate Change (Restaurant Dive)
โ€ข The New Grocery Partnership That Could Mean Cheaper Food for Everyone (The Takeout)
โ€ข Food Truck Owners Sue North Carolina Town over Anti-competitive Regulations (FEE Stories)
โ€ข Panera Mobile Order Theft Is So Common That Workers Say They Now Have to Keep Bags Behind the Counter (Business Insider)

๐˜๐˜ฐ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฅ ๐˜ž๐˜ฐ๐˜ณ๐˜ฌ๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ๐˜ด
โ€ข Why So Many Food Workers Unionized This Year (Bon Appetit)
โ€ข For Fast Food, 2022 Was The Year Of The Union (Tasting Table)
โ€ข DC Is Raising the Minimum Raise for Tipped Workers. This Group Wants Maryland To Be Next (The Baltimore Sun)
โ€ข Starbucks Workers Head Into Their Biggest Strike Ever (Eater)
โ€ข Whatโ€™s at Stake in the Next Battle Over the Fast Recovery Act (Restaurant Dive)
โ€ข Bolthouse Farms Adopts Less Restrictive NDA Policy To Protect Employees (Forbes)

๐˜๐˜ฐ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฅ ๐˜‘๐˜ถ๐˜ด๐˜ต๐˜ช๐˜ค๐˜ฆ ๐˜ข๐˜ฏ๐˜ฅ ๐˜Š๐˜ถ๐˜ญ๐˜ต๐˜ถ๐˜ณ๐˜ฆ
โ€ข Buffalo Turns Focus to Food Justice After Supermarket Shooting (The Guardian)
โ€ข Self-Checkouts Often Inaccessible to Disabled Shoppers (The Food Institute)
โ€ข In U.S. Prisons, Seeds Are Prized Contraband for Prisoners Looking to Grow Their Own Food (Modern Farmer)
โ€ข What Will Be the Legacy of Todayโ€™s Young Farmer Advocates? (Food Tank)
โ€ข Everybody Eats: A Holiday Reflection on Food Equity (Signal Tribune)
โ€ข The Culinary Creatives Reshaping the World of Food (I-D)

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 Congress Giving FDA $41 Million More for Its Troubled Food Safety Activities (Food Safety News)
โ€ข Major Changes Needed to Guarantee Food Safety in US: Report (CBS News)
โ€ข Challenges and Best Practices in Developing a Strong Food Safety Culture (Food Safety Tech)
โ€ข The USDAโ€™s Path to Success With Salmonella (New Food)
โ€ข Are Our Diets at the Intersection of Food Safety and Sustainability? (Food Safety Magazine)
โ€ข Living Well: Food Safety in the US (WNKY)
โ€ข Is Peanut Butter Healthy? Not According to New FDA Rules, Says the Peanut Federation (Food Navigator)
โ€ข FDA Testing Finds 10% Of Imported Honey Adulterated With Undeclared Sweeteners: โ€˜Simply Put, Consumers Are Being Cheatedโ€™ (Food Navigator)
โ€ข NCA Issues Statement on Consumer Reports Study Into Heavy Metals in Chocolate and Cocoa (Food Navigator)
โ€ข AHA Newsโ€™ Most-Read Food Stories of 2022 (American Heart Association)

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—™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 Healthy People 2030 (health.gov)
โ€ข Community Lived Experience Should Be Central to Food Systems Policy (Nature)
โ€ข Mitigating Food Insecurity During the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Replicable Food Delivery Service Using Public-Private Partnerships (Journal of Healthcare for the Poor and Underserved)
โ€ข Quantifying โ€œLocal Foodโ€ Online and Social Media in the United States for 2018โ€“2021 (Agirculture and Food Insecurity)
โ€ข Food Insecurity in the Rural United States: An Examination of Struggles and Coping Mechanisms to Feed a Family among Households with a Low-Income (Nutrients)
โ€ข Current and Future Directions in Research on Community Gardens (Urban Forestry & Urban Greening)
โ€ข Stability of Food Security in Iran; Challenges and Ways Forward (Iranian Journal of Public Health)