Original Center stories, news, research studies and events for the week of January 31, 2024
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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 Hunts Point Food Distribution Center: A Critical Infrastructure for NY and US Food Systems (nycfoodpolicy.org)
โ€ข Plants on Wheels Increases Access to Vegan Food (nycfoodpolicy.org)
โ€ข ICYMI: Interview With Max Lerner, Founder of GROW Externships (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˜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 New York City Set to Launch โ€˜Department of Sustainable Deliveryโ€™ (Bloomberg)
โ€ข Delivery Workers Fear Mayorโ€™s Plan to Regulate Industry Could Lead To Criminalization (Documented)
โ€ข Burritos, French Fries and Other Kid Faves Axed by Adams School Budget Cuts (The City)
โ€ข Food and Drink to Return to Staten Island Ferry by 2025 (Daily News)
โ€ข NYCโ€™s Community Composting Cuts Are Putting Its Curbside Plan at Risk (Bloomberg)

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 Commentary: The Hunger Emergency (Albany Times Union)
โ€ข WIC Shortfall Could Leave 2 Million Women and Children Hungry (Civil Eats)
โ€ข Gazaโ€™s Food Crisis (New York Times)
โ€ข For the Sake of Food-Insecure Americans, We Must Reduce Food Waste (The Hill)
โ€ข In Photos: The Fight Against Food Deserts in the US South (Financial Times)
โ€ข EJIโ€™s Hunger Relief Program Recognized (Equal Justice Initiative)

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 Groundwater Depletion Accelerating in Many Parts of the World, Study Finds (Morning Ag Clips)
โ€ข Move to Sustainable Food Systems Could Bring $10TN Benefits a Year, Study Finds (Guardian)
โ€ข Devastating Drought in Amazon Result of Climate Crisis, Study Shows (The Guardian)
โ€ข What Is Phosphorus and Why Are Concerns Mounting About Its Environmental Impact? (UN Environment Programme)
โ€ข French Farmers Lay โ€˜Siegeโ€™ to Paris in Growing Standoff (New York Times)
โ€ข Mona Lisa: Protesters Throw Soup at da Vinci Painting (BBC)
โ€ข The USDA Updated Its Gardening Map, but Downplays Connection to Climate Change (Civil Eats)
โ€ข USDA Invests Approximately $11.5M in Composting and Food Waste Reduction (Morning Ag Clips)

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 Worldโ€™s Largest Database of Weeds Lets Scientists Peer Into the Past, and Future, of Global Agriculture (Morning Ag Clips)
โ€ข Extending the Agriculture Workforce Development Program: Coloradoโ€™s Bold Move to Secure the Future of Farming (Food Tank)
โ€ข Defining Regenerative Agriculture Work Group Established (Morning Ag Clips)
โ€ข Live Chick-Hatching in the Age of Plague (Ambrook Research)

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 EU Tries to Soothe Farmersโ€™ Anger as Protests Keep Spreading (Bloomberg)
โ€ข Norway Salmon Farmers Slump After EU Antitrust Allegations (Bloomberg)
โ€ข Purdue Economists Provide Forecast for 2024 Amid Farm Bill Uncertainties, Global Dynamics (Morning Ag Clips)
โ€ข Op-Ed | The Inflation Reduction Act Invested in Rural America. Now, Those Funds May Be in Jeopardy (Food Tank)
โ€ข States Revolt Over Food Additives (Food Fix)
โ€ข US Government Employees Plan To Fast for Gaza in Protest Against Biden Policy (The Guardian)
โ€ข Washington Leans Into Food as Medicine (Food Fix)

๐˜๐˜ฐ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฅ ๐˜‰๐˜ถ๐˜ด๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜ฆ๐˜ด๐˜ด
โ€ข The Promises and Problems of Buying Local (New York Times)
โ€ข Biden Administration to Launch Instacart Partnership as Part of โ€˜Food Is Medicineโ€™ Summit (The Hill)
โ€ข Prisoners in the US Are Part of a Hidden Workforce Linked to Hundreds of Popular Food Brands (AP News)
โ€ข Chef Josรฉ Andrรฉs on Cooking in Disaster Zones and Creating a Restaurant Empire (BBC)
โ€ข Bridging the Divide Between Food Companiesโ€™ Wants and Farmersโ€™ Needs (Food Dive)

๐˜๐˜ฐ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฅ ๐˜ข๐˜ฏ๐˜ฅ ๐˜ˆ๐˜จ๐˜ณ๐˜ช๐˜ค๐˜ถ๐˜ญ๐˜ต๐˜ถ๐˜ณ๐˜ฆ ๐˜๐˜ฏ๐˜ฏ๐˜ฐ๐˜ท๐˜ข๐˜ต๐˜ช๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ
โ€ข Autonomous Tractors, Robot Milkers: How AI Is Transforming the Future of Farm Tech (Agriculture Dive)
โ€ข Farm Solar Projects Get Millions of Dollars in USDA Funds (Agriculture Dive)
โ€ข Regenerative Agriculture Sparks Venture Capital Interest (Financial Times)
โ€ข Plant-Based Casein Maker Lands First Commercial Partner (Food Dive)

๐˜—๐˜ถ๐˜ฃ๐˜ญ๐˜ช๐˜ค ๐˜๐˜ฆ๐˜ข๐˜ญ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ
โ€ข Illinois Wants To Ban Food Chemicals Found in Candy, Soda (CBS)
โ€ข Cinnamon Applesauce Pouches Were Never Tested for Heavy Metals at Ecuador Plant, FDA Inspection Finds (CNN)
โ€ข UK FSA Reports on Risks Posed by Labor Shortages to Food Safety, Security (Food Safety Magazine)
โ€ข EU Parliamentโ€™s Environmental Committee Supports Relaxing Rules on Genetically Modified Plants (AP News)
โ€ข State Ag Brings Civil Action Against Amos Miller (Food Safety News)

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 Which Foods and Supplements Boost the Immune System? (foodmedcenter.org)
โ€ข Mediterranean Diet and Body Composition Study Spotlight Take-Away With Chef Dr. Mike (foodmedcenter.org)
โ€ข Targeted Scientific Research Projects To Demonstrate Effectiveness of โ€˜Food Is Medicineโ€™ in Health Care (American Heart Association)
โ€ข Harvard Nutritionist Says These Are the 4 Best Changes You Can Make to Your Diet for a Healthy Brain (CNBC)
โ€ข Teaching Kitchen at Mass General Brigham Prescribes Patients Food As Medication (CBS)
โ€ข ‘Food Equity Can’t Be a Side Gig’: How Food as Medicine is Becoming A Core Team Capability (MedCity News)
โ€ข Food Subsidies for Medicare and Medicaid (Verywell Health)
โ€ข FOODWISE (Fostering Optimal Outcomes through Dietary Wisdom, Integration, Spirituality, and Emotionality): A New Model of Integrative Culinary Medicine (Journal of Integrative and Complementary Medicine)

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 Participant Perspectives on the Impact of a School-Based, Experiential Food Education Program Across Childhood, Adolescence, and Young Adulthood (Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior)
โ€ข Participation in the US Department of Agricultureโ€™s Summer Meal Programs: 2019โ€“2021 (The Journal of School Health)
โ€ข The Economics of the Food System Transformation (The Food System Economics Commission)
โ€ข In Support of Framing Food Identity Towards Pro-Environmental Food Choices Through Empirical Evidence (Quality & Quantity)
โ€ข Does the Reference Period Matter When Evaluating the Effect of SNAP on Food Insecurity? (Wiley)