Original Center stories, news, research studies and events for the week of December 14, 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 Rhode Island Becomes Final State to Pass Cottage Food Law (nycfoodpolicy.org)
โ€ข Los Deliveristas Unidos Fights for Equality Among Delivery Workers (nycfoodpolicy.org)
โ€ข ICYMI: Meals for Good: Supermarket and Grocery Store Voucher and Gift Card Pilot Program (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 Inside the Fight to Pay Food Delivery Workers $23 an Hour (The New York Times)
โ€ข How Much New Yorkโ€™s Minimum Wage Will Increase on Dec. 31, 2022 (FOX5)
โ€ข How Eric Adamsโ€™s Diabetes Journey Has Influenced His Policy Goals as Mayor of NYC (Everyday Health)
โ€ข NYCโ€™s Vulnerable Families Left Hungry โ€” And Helpless โ€” As EBT Fraud Grows. (NY Daily News)
โ€ข Hungry for Change: The State of Food Banks in New York City (Empire State Tribune)
โ€ข New York City Council Holds Hearing on โ€œSkip the Stuffโ€ Legislation (NRDC)
โ€ข Long-Delayed Project to Convert Compost, Waste Into Gas for NYC Homes Slated to Launch in January (Gothamist)
โ€ข Expert Warns NYCโ€™s New โ€˜Rat Czarโ€™: โ€˜the Rats Are Going to Winโ€™ (New York Post)
โ€ข Grubhub Lobbies to Loosen NYCโ€™s Pandemic-Era Fee Cap Law โ€” As It Sues City (NY Post)
โ€ข Former Workers of Group of High-End Italian Restaurants in New York City Say Their Wages Were Stolen (ABC7)
โ€ข New York City Starbucks Roastery Strikers Return to Work After Bedbug Scare (Nationโ€™s Restaurant News)
โ€ข Flatbush Residents Voice Concerns Ahead of Supermarket Closure: โ€˜Weโ€™re in Troubleโ€™ (PIX 11)
โ€ข CBS2 Teams up With New York Common Pantry to Fight Food Insecurity (CBS)
โ€ข Brooklyn Elementary School Students Partner With City Harvest to Donate Food to Community (ABC 7)
โ€ข Viceโ€™s Munchies Is Over (Grubstreet)

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 โ€˜Itโ€™s Not Enough.โ€™ SNAP Recipients Struggle Amid High Food Prices. (Civil Eats)
โ€ข Food Bank Network Ousts United Way As Americaโ€™s Largest Charity (Forbe)
โ€ข Medical Professionals Warn of Food Insecurity Crisis (PBS)
โ€ข Moving Food Banks Toward a Nutrition Mindset (Food Bank News)
โ€ข Study Provides Insight on Mobile Food Pantries, Charitable Food System (UConn Today)
โ€ข Food Prices Aren’t Showing Signs of Slowing. Here’s How Communities Are Stepping In (CNET)
Hunger Rises Following Expiration of Child Tax Credit (The Lebanon Reporter)
โ€ข Food Insecurity Is Growing Concern Among Working Poor (News Herald)
โ€ข Military Families Increasingly Relying on Food Banks (CBS News)
โ€ข Editorial: Letโ€™s End Hunger in Los Angeles County (Los Angeles Times)
โ€ข Techniques for Expanding Food Access in Indian Country (Food Bank News)
โ€ข Migrants โ€˜Facing Food Poverty Crisisโ€™ in the UK (The Grocer)
โ€ข As Food Shortages Hit Locked-Down Shanghai, the Gift of Two Carrots and a Potato Was Pure Luxury (The Guardian)
โ€ข Sri Lankaโ€™s Children Go Hungry as Food Prices Soar (BBC)
โ€ข Africaโ€™s Food Crisis Is the Biggest Yet โ€“ Five Reasons Why (Reuters)
โ€ข Climate Crisis in Africa Exposes Real Cause of Hungerโ€”Colonial Food Systems That Leave People More Vulnerable (phys.org)
โ€ข ‘Nearly 8.3M people across Somalia facing food crisis in 2023’ (AA)

๐˜๐˜ฐ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฅ ๐˜—๐˜ฐ๐˜ญ๐˜ช๐˜ค๐˜บ
โ€ข USDA and Social Security Administration Collaborate to Improve Nutrition Security through SNAP (Southern Maryland Chronicle)
โ€ข Senate Panel Examines Impact of Fresh Food Access on Health (Spectrum News)
โ€ข Booker Highlights Food as Medicine Programs as Farm Bill Priority (Agripulse)
โ€ข GOP Control of U.S. House Will Likely Intensify Debates Over Food Stamps, Other Programs, in Next Farm Bill (Minn Post)
โ€ข New Report Calls for Advancing Equity in Agriculture for the 2023 Farm Bill (Food Tank)
โ€ข Technology Complicates Use of Medicaid Funding for Nutrition (Food Bank News)
โ€ข SNAP 2023: Everything To Know About Changes in the Coming Year (Yahoo Finance)
โ€ข A New Push Is on in Chicago to Connect Urban Farmers With Institutional Buyers Like Schools and Hospitals (Inside Climate News)
โ€ข A Glaring Omission in the Biden Strategy on Nutrition: A Sweetened-Beverage Tax (The Hill)

๐˜š๐˜ค๐˜ฉ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฐ๐˜ญ ๐˜๐˜ฐ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฅ
โ€ข Why Universal Free School Meals Matter (FERN)
โ€ข Advocates Push for Free School Meals for All Students Statewide (Newsday)
โ€ข Expanding Halal Options to Meet Student Needs (Food Tank)
โ€ข School Food Programs Face Growing Demand, Ballooning Budgets (CBC)

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 Governor Hochul Convenes Working Group to Support New York Farmers (ny.gov)
โ€ข Can the Hudson Valley Have Its Farmland and Renewable Energy Too? (Hudson Valley One)
โ€ข The Field Report: FDA Data Shows a Worrisome Increase in Antibiotic Use in Animal Agriculture (Civil Eats)
โ€ข Midwest Soil Is Eroding Faster Than Ever. Modern Farming Could Be to Blame. (Grist)
โ€ข Scientists Say This New Wheat Can Withstand Extreme Heat and Drought (Mother Jones)
โ€ข Climate Change Outside Pushes Veggie Crops Inside (Bloomberg)
โ€ข How Californiaโ€™s Drought Upended a Powerful Farming District (FERN)

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 Climate Action Must Include Nutrition (Food Tank)
โ€ข Californiaโ€™s Two Largest Cities Ban Plastic Foam (Grist)
โ€ข Farm Powered Strategic Alliance Grows, Turns Food Waste to Renewable Energy (Environmental Leader)
โ€ข Is There Such Thing as Good Meat? (Modern Farmer)
โ€ข Building a Culture of Composting (National Institute of Food and Agriculture)

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 Drought Leads to 80% Jump in Vegetable Prices (Food Dive)
โ€ข Inflation May Be Easing, but Grocery Prices Are Still Way up (CNN)
โ€ข Amid High Inflation, Sales Rise for โ€˜Expiredโ€™ Food (KTLA5)
โ€ข The Country Where Food Prices Have Shot up by 99% (Yahoo News)
โ€ข You May Pay Nearly $8 for a McDonaldโ€™s Big Mac in Massachusetts Versus $3 in Oklahoma. Hereโ€™s Why Costs Can Vary โ€” Even for Locations Across the Street From One Another. (Insider)
โ€ข The States With the Most Fast Food Restaurants (The Takeout)
โ€ข Are Consumers Ready for Plant-Based and Cultivated Meat Hybrids? (Food Navigator)

๐˜๐˜ฐ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฅ ๐˜ž๐˜ฐ๐˜ณ๐˜ฌ๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ๐˜ด
โ€ข Las Vegas Convention Center Food Workers Vote to Authorize Strike (casino.org)
โ€ข Uberโ€™s Spanish Food Delivery Platform to Pay Severance to 4,400 Riders (Rueters)
โ€ข Farm Workers Return to D.C. To Press for Legal Status (United Farm Workers)
โ€ข How Food Manufacturers Have Responded to the COVID-19 Pandemicโ€”Part 1 (Food Safety Magazine)

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 How Food Became a Weapon in Americaโ€™s Culture War (FERN)
โ€ข Fight Against โ€˜Food Apartheid,โ€™ Pushes More Black Americans Into Urban Farming (The St. Louis American)
โ€ข Op-ed: Prison Food Is Terrible, and the Eating Experience Inside Makes it Worse (Civil Eats)
โ€ข How Rappers Became Restaurateurs and Why It Makes a Lot of Sense (Thrillist)
โ€ข On the Front Lines of the China-Taiwan Food Fight (Foreign Policy)
โ€ข How a Restaurant in a Chiropractorโ€™s Basement Has Become a Site for Ukrainian Solidarity (Eater)
โ€ข A Warsaw Bakery Seeks to Preserve Jewish Food Where It Was Nearly Lost (The New York Times)
โ€ข 21 Childrenโ€™s Books Spreading Love for Food and Community (Food Tank)
โ€ข Letโ€™s Tell Our Kids Bedtime Stories About Food Systems (Food Tank)

๐˜๐˜ฐ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฅ ๐˜ข๐˜ฏ๐˜ฅ ๐˜—๐˜ถ๐˜ฃ๐˜ญ๐˜ช๐˜ค ๐˜๐˜ฆ๐˜ข๐˜ญ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ
โ€ข Current Knowledge on Food Safety Culture According to FDA (Food Safety Magazine)
โ€ข Third-Party Food Delivery Services Are Offered Guidance From Federal Agencies (Food Safety News)
โ€ข CDC Finds That Many Consumers Fail to Cook Raw Frozen Stuffed Chicken Products Properly (Food Safety News)
โ€ข Virginia Tech Researchers Receive Three Grants to Study the Effects of Ultra-Processed Foods (News Medical Life Sciences)

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 Yorkers in Need A Look at Poverty Trends in New York State for the Last Decade (Office of New York State Comptroller)
โ€ข Association of Community-Level Food Insecurity and Glycemic Control Among Pregnant Individuals With Pregestational Diabetes (Primary Care Diabetes)
โ€ข The 2016 Presidential Election, the Public Charge Rule, and Food and Nutrition Assistance Among Immigrant Households (American Journal of Public Health)
โ€ข A Policy Study on Frontโ€“ofโ€“Pack Nutrition Labeling in the Americas: Emerging Developments and Outcomes (The Lancet)
โ€ข Knowledge, Messaging, and Selection of Whole-Grain Foods: Consumer and Food Industry Perspectives (Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior)
โ€ข Food Pantry Inventories Vary in Food Group Availability, Diversity, and Nutritional Composition Across City Districts: A Pilot Study (Journal of Hunger and Environmental Nutrition)
โ€ข Food Insecurity, Sleep, and Cardiometabolic Risks in Urban American Indian/Alaska Native Youth (Sleep Health)
โ€ข Determinants of Food Insecurity Before and During COVID-19: An Empirical Analysis for Malawi (International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction)