Original Center stories, news, research studies and events for the week of February 14, 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 Culinary Nutrition Course Offered at Hostos through FamilyCook Productions (nycfoodpolicy.org)
โ€ข Interview with Zachary Schulman, Photographer (nycfoodpolicy.org)
โ€ข ICYMI: Hunts Point Food Distribution Center: A Critical Infrastructure for NY and US Food Systems (nycfoodpolicy.org)

๐—จ๐—ฃ๐—–๐—ข๐— ๐—œ๐—ก๐—š
In the Food Policy for Breakfast Series:
โ€ข Panel on Food Waste
โ€ข Strategies for Sustained Nutrition and Culinary Education Programs

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 Op-Ed | the Smart Pantry Offers Solutions for Students Facing Food Insecurity (Food Tank)
โ€ข Gift to Food Pantry Helps Fuel Students Facing Food-Insecurity (John Jay College – CUNY)
โ€ข NYC Budget Cuts Impacting Public School Lunch Menu; Popular Items Removed (Fox 5 NY)
โ€ข Serving Up Success: Chefs in Schools Transforming NYCโ€™s Public School Lunches (Food Tank)
โ€ข What a Waste: New York City Budget Cuts Eviscerate Community Composting Groups (The Guardian)
โ€ข Who Came Out on Top With New York Commercial Waste Zone Contracts? (Waste Dive)

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 What It Takes to Fill a Food Desert (Bloomberg)
โ€ข World Food Program Says Its Ramping Up Aid To Reach 3 Million Ethiopians. Millions More Are in Need (The Washington Post)
โ€ข Food Recovery Network Teams Up with Local Students to Recover Surplus Food During Super Bowl LVIII (Food Tank)
โ€ข Volunteers Come Together To Fight Food Insecurity at Local Grocery Stores (CBS)
โ€ข Cooking Nonprofit Combines Black History and Healthy Food (NBC New York)
โ€ข Home Food Production Helped Combat Hunger During the Pandemic (Earth.com)

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 Clashes With Energy in Puerto Rico (Politico)
โ€ข The OSC Packaging Collaborative Is Seeking Innovative Solutions to Cut Waste (Food Tank)
โ€ข Cocoa Supply Issues Could Lead to Smaller Chocolate Bar Sizes: Expert (Food Dive)

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 The Revolution That Died on Its Way to Dinner (New York Times)
โ€ข US Farmers Set to See Biggest Income Slump Since 2006 This Year (Bloomberg)
โ€ข Reinforcing the Diverse Ways People Access Seafood Can Ensure Healthy Communities in the Face of Change (Phys.org)
โ€ข Just 1% of US Agricultural Land Goes to Agroforestry. Rodale Institute & Propagate Plan To Change That (AgFunder News)
โ€ข What El Niรฑo Means for Farms and Global Food Prices (Agriculture Dive)
โ€ข Tripping Forward (Ambrook)
โ€ข Secrets of Soil-Enriching Pulses Could Transform Future of Sustainable Agriculture (The Conversation)
โ€ข Thereโ€™s a Generation Gap in American Farming, but Some Millennials Are Trying To Fill the Void (The Philadelphia Inquirer)
โ€ข How Much Carbon Can Farmers Store in Their Soil? Nobodyโ€™s Sure. (Grist)

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 Hochul Proposes 1.5% COLA for Human Services Workers (Capitol Pressroom)
โ€ข FDA Cruising Forward on Front-Of-Pack Labeling (FoodFix)
โ€ข House Ag Democrats Hold Closed-Door Farm Bill Meeting Amid Impasse With GOP (Politico)
โ€ข Can New Rules Help the Organic Label Get Better on Animal Welfare? (FoodPrint)
โ€ข A Florida Immigration Law Is Turning Farm Towns Into โ€˜Ghost Townsโ€™ (Civil Eats)
โ€ข US Court Cancels Approvals for Widely Used Dicamba Weedkillers (Reuters)
โ€ข Europe Farmers Protests: EU Scraps Plans To Halve Pesticide Use (BBC)
โ€ข US Farm Spending Bill Must Include Climate and Hunger Money, Say Key Democrats (Reuters)
โ€ข Oklahoma Legislators Make a Case for Cockfighting (Ambrook)
โ€ข Polish Farmersโ€™ Protests Crank Up Pressure on EU Agriculture Head (Reuters)
โ€ข Noodles of Opportunity: How an Oregon Law Boosted a Small Food Business and Built Community (The Guardian)
โ€ข Why Some Governors Turned Down a Food Assistance Program for Children in Their States (PBS)
โ€ข Brexit Border Checks and Badly Planned Farm Subsidies Could Plunge the UK Into a Food Crisis (The Guardian)
โ€ข The Farm Bill Hall of Shame (Mother Jones)

๐˜๐˜ฐ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฅ ๐˜‰๐˜ถ๐˜ด๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜ฆ๐˜ด๐˜ด
โ€ข General Mills Urged To Reduce Plastic Chemicals in Food Products (CBS News)
โ€ข How Meijer Saved 10 Millions Pounds of Food (Food Institute)
โ€ข USDA Predicts Major Drop In Farm Income for 2024 (Agricultural Dive)
โ€ข โ€˜Diabolical Actionsโ€™: Snoop Dogg and Master P Sue Walmart in Breakfast Cereal Spat (The Guardian)
โ€ข Fresh Take: Business Lessons From the Family Behind Kingโ€™s Hawaiian (Forbes)
โ€ข Americans Feel an Urgency To Eat More Sustainable Food (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 School Districtโ€™s Meal Cart Puts Student Choice Back Into School Meals (Food Service Director)
โ€ข From Soil To Satellite: Five Ways IoT Will Impact Modern Agriculture (Forbes)
โ€ข Digital Culinary Innovation: AI-Powered Appliances and the Future of Smart Cooking (Food Ingredients First)
โ€ข Personalised Nutrition: How Are Innovators Tapping Into Data for Healthier Diets? (Food Navigator)
โ€ข Rejecting Dystopia: An Introduction to Solarpunk Farming (Ambrook)
โ€ข Engineering a Coating for Disease-Free Produce (Phys.org)

๐˜๐˜ฐ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฅ ๐˜‘๐˜ถ๐˜ด๐˜ต๐˜ช๐˜ค๐˜ฆ
โ€ข The Land Back Movement Is Also About Foodways (Civil Eats)
โ€ข Restaurants Can Now Call Themselves โ€˜Palestinianโ€™ on Google (Eater)
โ€ข California Fast-Food Workers Form a Unique Union in a Bid for Higher Wages, Better Working Conditions (Los Angeles Times)

๐˜—๐˜ถ๐˜ฃ๐˜ญ๐˜ช๐˜ค ๐˜๐˜ฆ๐˜ข๐˜ญ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ
โ€ข Op-ed: Meals Made With Fresh, Whole Foods Could Transform Our Health Care System (Civil Eats)
โ€ข Ecuador Officials Name Likely Source of Tainted Cinnamon That Poisoned US Children (Morning Ag Clips)
โ€ข Nutrition Labels Linked to Healthier Eating Among US Teens, New Research Flags (Nutrition Insight)
โ€ข A New Report Says Listeria Infections Are Up in 2022, With Four Outbreaks Recorded. (Food Safety News)
โ€ข Costco, Trader Joeโ€™s Pull Some Products With Cheese in Expanded Recall for Listeria Risk (USA Today)
โ€ข USDA Warns Trader Joeโ€™s Popular Pilaf May Contain Rocks (Today)
โ€ข Bean Dips, Enchiladas and Taco Kits Are Among New Recalled Items Linked to Listeria Outbreak (ABC 7)
โ€ข Groups Ask FDA To Declare That Restaurants Must Post Calories on DoorDash, Uber Eats, and Other Ordering Apps (Center for Science in the Public Interest)

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 Introduction to the Gut Microbiome and Microbiota-Gut-Brain-Axis (MGBA) (foodmedcenter.org)
โ€ข Food as Medicine: A Self-Examination Study Spotlight Take-Away With Chef Dr. Mike (foodmedcenter.org)
โ€ข FAO Launches New Food and Statistics Portal Featuring Nutrient Information Beyond Calories (Nutrition Insights)
โ€ข Harvesting Health: The Role of Herbal Medicine in Food and Agriculture Systems (Food Tank)
โ€ข USDA Organic Changes Are Coming. What Will It Mean for Farmers and Consumers? (Food Dive)
โ€ข Why Is Red Dye 3 Still Allowed in Food? (Bon Appรฉtit)
โ€ข What to Know about the Mediterranean Diet (ABC News)
โ€ข Mediterranean and Mind Diets Benefit Brain Health During Midlife (Medical News Today)
โ€ข What, Exactly, Should You Eat? It’s a $190 Million Question (WSJ)
โ€ข Industry-Funded Study of the Week: ET Tu Saffron? (Food Politics)
โ€ข Study Explores Traditional Atlantic Diets as a Potential Solution for Diet-Related Diseases and Environmental Sustainability (News Medical Life Sciences)

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˜€
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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 Unacceptable Use of Substandard Metrics in Policy Decisions Which Mandate Large Reductions in Animal-Source Foods (NPJ Science of Food)
โ€ข Rural Healthy People 2030 (Texas A&M Health)
โ€ข Home and Wild Food Procurement Were Associated With Improved Food Security During the COVID-19 Pandemic in Two Rural US States (Scientific Reports)