Original Center stories, news, research studies and events for the week of November 8, 2023
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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 Update Interview With Qiana Mickie, Executive Director of NYC Mayorโ€™s Office of Urban Agriculture (nycfoodpolicy.org)
โ€ข The Interfaith Centerโ€™s Unifying Mission in Cultivating a Socially Just Future (nycfoodpolicy.org)
โ€ข ICYMI: Agape Food Rescue Prepares Meals from Donated Food for Food-Insecure Individuals in NYC (nycfoodpolicy.org)


Food As Medicine Summit: Treating Disease
๐™’๐™š๐™™๐™ฃ๐™š๐™จ๐™™๐™–๐™ฎ, ๐™‰๐™ค๐™ซ๐™š๐™ข๐™—๐™š๐™ง 15, 9:30 ๐˜ผ๐™ˆ – 2 ๐™‹๐™ˆ ๐™€๐™Ž๐™
This is a Virtual Event, and is Free to attend.
Registration is required.



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˜ˆ๐˜จ๐˜ณ๐˜ช๐˜ค๐˜ถ๐˜ญ๐˜ต๐˜ถ๐˜ณ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ข๐˜ฏ๐˜ฅ ๐˜Š๐˜ญ๐˜ช๐˜ฎ๐˜ข๐˜ต๐˜ฆ ๐˜•๐˜ฆ๐˜ธ๐˜ด
โ€ข The Big Apple Puts Added Sugars on Notice (Food Fix)
โ€ข A New Generation of Community Gardeners Have Big Goals for Cultivating the Concrete Jungle (The Architectโ€™s Newspaper)
โ€ข Queer-Centric Food Pantry Provides Free Groceries Across NYC (CBS New York)
โ€ข These Massive New Sculptures in NYC Are Made Entirely of Canned Goods (Time Out)
โ€ข Employees of Death & Co, an Award-Winning Bar, Are Unionizing (Eater)
โ€ข Addressing the National Issue of Food Insecurity on Campus (Pratt News)

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 Food Insecurity Is Getting Worse. What Can We Do About It? (Forbes)
โ€ข More Americans Are Going Hungry, Gleaners Food Bank Is Calling on Lawmakers To Address the Need (WRTV)
โ€ข Josรฉ Andrรฉs: Food as a Tool of War and Peace (Axios)
โ€ข Food Deserts Plague Chicago Neighborhoods. Could the City Run Its Own Grocery Stores To Fill In the Gaps? (Chicago Sun Times)
โ€ข Arkansas Has the Highest Rate of Food Insecurity in U.S. (Axios)
โ€ข Grain as a Weapon: Russia-Ukraine War Reveals How Capitalism Fuels Global Hunger (The Conversation)
โ€ข WIC Budget Cuts Threaten Vulnerable Families (Food Tank)
โ€ข Mauiโ€™s Food System Is In Focus As The County Recovers From Fires (Civil Beat)

๐˜๐˜ฐ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฅ ๐˜—๐˜ฐ๐˜ญ๐˜ช๐˜ค๐˜บ, ๐˜ˆ๐˜จ ๐˜“๐˜ฆ๐˜จ๐˜ช๐˜ด๐˜ญ๐˜ข๐˜ต๐˜ช๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ ๐˜ข๐˜ฏ๐˜ฅ ๐˜๐˜ข๐˜ณ๐˜ฎ ๐˜‰๐˜ช๐˜ญ๐˜ญ
โ€ข How Did Democrats Lose Control of State Agriculture Policy? (New York Times)
โ€ข Johnsonโ€™s Brewing SNAP Crisis (Politico)
โ€ข FDA to Hold Virtual Public Meeting and Listening Sessions on Strategies to Reduce Added Sugars Consumption in the United States Nov. 6-8 (FDA.gov)
โ€ข A Chilling Proposal for the US Produce Industry and Canadian Consumers (The Packer)
โ€ข Animal Welfare Advocates Want a Say in the Next Farm Bill (Civil Eats)

๐˜๐˜ฐ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฅ, ๐˜Š๐˜ญ๐˜ช๐˜ฎ๐˜ข๐˜ต๐˜ฆ ๐˜ข๐˜ฏ๐˜ฅ ๐˜Œ๐˜ฏ๐˜ท๐˜ช๐˜ณ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ๐˜ฎ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฏ๐˜ต
โ€ข Food Systems Count for at Least 15% Of All Fossil Fuels (Global Alliance for the Future of Food)
โ€ข Global Health and Environmental Costs of Food Industry Are $10TN a Year โ€“ UN (The Guardian)
โ€ข EPA Unveils Game-Changing Insights on Food Waste (NRDC)
โ€ข Cigarette-Style Climate Warnings on Food Could Cut Meat Consumption, Study Suggests (The Guardian)
โ€ข Pollination Cultivates Climate Resilient Pathway For Regenerative Agriculture (Forbes)
โ€ข Years Into a Climate Disaster, These People Are Eating the Unthinkable (Washington Post)
โ€ข Kansas State University To Lead Climate Change Food-Strengthening Initiative (Successful Farming)
โ€ข Pineapple Leaf Tea and Potato Peel Soup: Five Ways To Cut Food Waste (The Guardian)
โ€ข Why Not All Cities Are Welcoming Community Composters (NPR)

๐˜ˆ๐˜จ๐˜ณ๐˜ช๐˜ค๐˜ถ๐˜ญ๐˜ต๐˜ถ๐˜ณ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ข๐˜ฏ๐˜ฅ ๐˜๐˜ฐ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฅ ๐˜—๐˜ณ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฅ๐˜ถ๐˜ค๐˜ต๐˜ช๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ
โ€ข China Signs Purchase Agreements for Us Farm Goods Worth Billions of Dollars (Agriculture Dive)
โ€ข Cleaning Up Asian Farms Is Key to Tackling Foodโ€™s Climate Impact (Bloomberg)
โ€ข US Agricultural Land Sees Inflation-Crushing Gains as Investors Snap Up American Farmland (Morning Ag Clips)
โ€ข Mexico Reports First Outbreak of H5N1 Bird Flu on Poultry Farm (Reuters)

๐˜๐˜ฐ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฅ ๐˜‰๐˜ถ๐˜ด๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜ฆ๐˜ด๐˜ด
โ€ข How Google Tackles Food Waste (GreenBiz)
โ€ข Burger King Wonโ€™t Offer More US Plant-Based Options in Near Term (Bloomberg)
โ€ข Beyond Meat Slashes Revenue View Again, Will Cut 8% Of Jobs (Bloomberg)
โ€ข Ocean Spray Debuts Zero Sugar Varieties As Juice Category Fractures (Food Dive)
โ€ข The Long Reach of the Walmart-Walton Empire (Civil Eats)
โ€ข Thanksgiving Dinner Costs Are Up Even as Turkey Prices Tumble (Bloomberg)
โ€ข โ€˜Startup Nationโ€™ at War: How Israelโ€™s Food Tech Sector Is Handing Upheaval (Food Dive)
โ€ข Milk Suppliers Sour Over Carton Shortage (Packaging Dive)
โ€ข Why Restaurant Lobbying Groups Oppose the NLRBโ€™s New Joint Employer Rule (Eater)

๐˜๐˜ฐ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฅ ๐˜๐˜ฏ๐˜ฏ๐˜ฐ๐˜ท๐˜ข๐˜ต๐˜ช๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ
โ€ข โ€˜For the Industry To Succeed, There Will Need To Be a Ramping Up of Investmentโ€™: The Past and Future of the Cultivated Meat Market (Food Navigator)
โ€ข PepsiCoโ€™s Doritos Brand Creates Technology To โ€˜Silenceโ€™ Its Crunch (Food Dive)
โ€ข Beyond Meat Slashes Workforce As Business Model Is Under Fire (Food Dive)

๐˜๐˜ฐ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฅ ๐˜Š๐˜ถ๐˜ญ๐˜ต๐˜ถ๐˜ณ๐˜ฆ
โ€ข 10 Things I Know Are True About Food โ€“ That People Donโ€™t Want To Believe (Washington Post)
โ€ข Top 8 Food and Beverage Trends According to Dietitians (The Food Institute)
โ€ข Cockroach Grinders and Powdered Bananas: Beautiful Food Posters From the Dystopian Supermarket of the Future (Fast Company)
โ€ข โ€œReducetariansโ€ Eat Less Meat Without Going Cold โ€” or No โ€” Turkey (Axios)
โ€ข โ€˜On the Brink of Extinctionโ€™: A Food Historianโ€™s Hunt for Ingredients Vanishing From Us Plates (The Guardian)
โ€ข In โ€˜Food,โ€™ Geoff Sobelle Explores the Extremes of Eating (New York Times)

๐˜—๐˜ถ๐˜ฃ๐˜ญ๐˜ช๐˜ค ๐˜๐˜ฆ๐˜ข๐˜ญ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ
โ€ข FDA Proposes to Ban Food Additive, Continues Assessments of Additional Chemicals (FDA)
โ€ข More Fruit Pouches for Kids Are Being Recalled Because of Illnesses That Are Linked to Lead (Morning Ag News)
โ€ข Tyson Recalls Nearly 30,000 Pounds of Chicken Nuggets Over Metal Pieces (New York Times)
โ€ข Some Psychiatrists Have Started Prescribing Ozempic (New York Times)
โ€ข Dietitians Share 8 Tricks To Eat More Fiber for Gut and Heart Health (Today)
โ€ข Future-Proofing Health Against Climate Catastrophe (Tufts)

๐˜๐˜ฐ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฅ ๐˜ข๐˜ด ๐˜”๐˜ฆ๐˜ฅ๐˜ช๐˜ค๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜ฆ (๐˜—๐˜ณ๐˜ฐ๐˜ท๐˜ช๐˜ฅ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฅ ๐˜ฃ๐˜บ ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ Center For Food As Medicine)
โ€ข Providence Milwaukie Hospital Community Teaching Kitchen Spotlight (foodmedcenter.org)
โ€ข Free Weekly Produce Delivery Improved Blood Sugar, Food Security in Low-Income Adults (American Heart Association)
โ€ข Associations of Ultra-Processed Food Consumption, Circulating Protein Biomarkers, and Risk of Cardiovascular Disease (BMC Medicine)
โ€ข Medicare Plans That Help Seniors Afford Groceries Surge (Axios)
โ€ข Chocolate: An Update on the Food Politics Thereof (Food Politics)
โ€ข Dietary Guidelines May Soon Warn Against Ultra-Processed Foods (Washington Post)
โ€ข Nutrition and Aging: A Two-Way Relationship (News Medical)

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 Sugar Program: Alternative Methods for Implementing Import Restrictions Could Increase Effectiveness (US Government Accountability Office)
โ€ข A Qualitative Study to Inform the Development of a Subsidized Community-Supported Agriculture Program for Chinese Americans in Brooklyn, New York, US (Preventive Medicine Reports)
โ€ข โ€œWeโ€™re Hungry in Hereโ€ โ€“ Food Insecurity Behind the Walls of DCโ€™s Jails (George Washington University, DC Justice Lab, and DC Greens)
โ€ข Power Shift: Why We Need to Wean Industrial Food Systems Off Fossil Fuels (Dalberg and Global Alliance for the Future of Food)
โ€ข More Than Procurement: Examination of a Farm-To-Early-Care and Education Pilot (Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development)
โ€ข Balancing The US Agricultural Trade Deficit With Higher-Value Food Crops (Farm Action)
โ€ข The State of Food and Agriculture 2023 (FAO)