Original Center stories, news, research studies and events for the week of February 21, 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 Interview with the Southerland Family of Gardenworks Farm (nycfoodpolicy.org)
โ€ข Food Policy Councils in the U.S. (nycfoodpolicy.org)
โ€ข ICYMI: Met Council Guides New Yorkers From Crisis to Stability (nycfoodpolicy.org)

๐—จ๐—ฃ๐—–๐—ข๐— ๐—œ๐—ก๐—š

๐™„๐™ฃ ๐™ฉ๐™๐™š ๐™๐™ค๐™ค๐™™ ๐™‹๐™ค๐™ก๐™ž๐™˜๐™ฎ ๐™›๐™ค๐™ง ๐˜ฝ๐™ง๐™š๐™–๐™ ๐™›๐™–๐™จ๐™ฉ ๐™‹๐™–๐™ฃ๐™š๐™ก ๐™Ž๐™š๐™ง๐™ž๐™š๐™จ:
โ€ข Strategies for Sustained Nutrition and Culinary Education Programs
โ€ข Panel on Food Waste

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 NYC Consumer Prices Rise by Most Since 2022 on Electricity, Food (Bloomberg)
โ€ข Thieves Are Stealing Millions of Dollars of New Yorkers’ Cash Benefits (Gothamist)
โ€ข New York State Agriculture Commissioner Announces Release of Council on Hunger and Food Policy Annual Report (NYS Department of Agriculture and Markets)
โ€ข Increase in SNAP Benefits, Free School Meals Gets Bi-Partisan Support from New York Lawmakers (Spectrum Local News)
โ€ข NYC Closing Down Bronx Public Benefits Office as Processing Delays Persist (Gothamist)
โ€ข 1 in 4 New York City Children Now Lives in Poverty (New York Times)

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 UN Chief Warns Climate Chaos and Food Crises Threaten Global Peace: โ€˜Empty Bellies Fuel Unrestโ€™ (Associated Press)
โ€ข โ€˜Fortressโ€™ Conservation Policies Threaten the Food Security of Rural Populations (The Conversation)
โ€ข Chancellor King Highlights SUNY Commitment to Improve Student Food Security (SUNY.edu)
โ€ข Common Plant Could Help Reduce Food Insecurity, Researchers Find (Penn State)
โ€ข Will Food Prices Stop Rising Quickly? Many Companies Say Yes. (New York Times)

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 Climate Change Is Fueling a New Type of Anxiety, Therapists Say (Bloomberg)
โ€ข Climate Change Will Make Locust Outbreaks โ€˜Increasingly Hard to Prevent and Controlโ€™ (Time)
โ€ข At Climate Dinners Hosted by Chefs Sam Kass and Andrew Zimmern, The Meal Is The Message (Civil Eats)
โ€ข Dandelions and Shrubs to Replace Rubber, New Grains and More: Are Alternative Crops Realistic? (Spectrum News)
โ€ข โ€˜They Liedโ€™: Plastics Producers Deceived Public About Recycling, Report Reveals (Guardian)
โ€ข California Is Forging Ahead With Food Waste Recycling. But Is It Too Much, Too Fast? (Associated Press)

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 War, Extreme Weather and Aging Workers Makes Farming a Tough Job (Bloomberg)
โ€ข Micro Solar Leases: A New Income Stream for Black Farmers in the South? (Civil Eats)
โ€ข โ€˜America Is a Factory Farming Nationโ€™: Key Takeaways From US Agriculture Census (Guardian)
โ€ข An EU Farmerโ€™s Frustration Grows With Every Click of the Mouse (Morning Ag Clips)
โ€ข Growing Tobacco in the United States No Longer Makes Sense (FERN)
โ€ข The East Coast Is Sinking (New York Times)
โ€ข Buzzard Kill (Ambrook)
โ€ข Farmers Donโ€™t Want to Throw Away Food (Ambrook)

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 โ€˜Completely Misguidedโ€™: How the Cultivated Meat Industry Is Responding to Legislative Backlash (Food Dive)
โ€ข These Farmworkers Created Americaโ€™s Strongest Workplace Heat Rules (Washington Post)
โ€ข Urban Ag Is Nothing New. Representing It in City Government Is. (Modern Farmer)
โ€ข Farm Bill Tensions Ramp Up Over Conservation, Fire and Food Aid (The Hill)
โ€ข US Agriculture Secretary Sees โ€˜Chaosโ€™ in Meat Market Without Congressional Action on Prop 12 (Reuters)
โ€ข Double Up Food Bucks NY Supporters Call on NYS Legislature to Continue Funding the Program (Morning Ag Clips)
โ€ข Battle for Biodiversity: AfCFTAโ€™s Intellectual Property Protocol Unveiled (Food Tank)

๐˜๐˜ฐ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฅ ๐˜‰๐˜ถ๐˜ด๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜ฆ๐˜ด๐˜ด
โ€ข Food Inflation Declines in January but Remains a Potent Force (Agriculture Dive)
โ€ข Kraft Mac and Cheese Sales Take a Hit After Cuts to Food Stamps (Bloomberg)
โ€ข FMI: 70% of Food Companies Have Health and Nutrition Strategies (Grocery Dive)
โ€ข Company That Makes Oreos Is Strong as Ever in Russia as War Drags On (Bloomberg)
โ€ข PA Food Supplier Warns Americans Getting Squeezed by Inflation Are Becoming ‘Resistant’ to Higher Prices (Fox Business)
โ€ข Vegan Flavor Market Expected to Boom as Consumer Preferences Shift (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 Lab-Grown โ€˜Beef Riceโ€™ Could Offer More Sustainable Protein Source, Say Creators (Guardian)
โ€ข The High-Tech Food Tightrope: Consumers Want Innovative, but Not Artificial, Food (The Drum)
โ€ข How Ozempic Could Generate New Categories in Food, Beauty and Apparel Businesses (Forbes)
โ€ข Kerryโ€™s 2024 Global Taste Charts: Heritage Flavors, Spices and Yuzu Appeal to the Masses (Food Ingredients First)

๐˜๐˜ฐ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฅ ๐˜‘๐˜ถ๐˜ด๐˜ต๐˜ช๐˜ค๐˜ฆ
โ€ข The Essential Workers Missing From the Farm Bill (FERN)
โ€ข We Canโ€™t Achieve Food Justice if We Donโ€™t Prioritize Soil Health (Food Tank)
โ€ข When Prisoners Perform Farm Work, Who Benefits? (Ambrook)

๐˜—๐˜ถ๐˜ฃ๐˜ญ๐˜ช๐˜ค ๐˜๐˜ฆ๐˜ข๐˜ญ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ
โ€ข Letter From Chairman Sanders to Commissioner Califf on Food Labeling (Senate.gov)
โ€ข Answering the Call To End Hunger and Increase Healthy Eating and Physical Activity (The Hill)
โ€ข New Study Reveals Diet Link to PFAs โ€˜Forever Chemicalsโ€™ in Human Body (The Guardian)
โ€ข FDA Approves Drug to Treat Severe Food Allergies, Including Milk, Eggs, and Nuts (NPR)

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 The Everything Guide to Dietary Supplements: Safety, Truthfulness, Science, Regulation, Litigation (foodmedcenter.org)
โ€ข How Does Cooking Affect the Nutritional Value of Foods? (foodmedcenter.org)
โ€ข Lifestyle and Cognition Study Spotlight Take-Away With Chef Dr. Mike (foodmedcenter.org)
โ€ข Banned in Europe, This Controversial Ingredient Is Allowed in Foods Here (CBC)
โ€ข The Time is Ripe: The Case for Nutrition in Graduate Medical Education in the United States (Journal of Medical Education and Curricular Development)
โ€ข Participants’ Experiences With a Community Based Participatory Research Produce Prescription Program: Findings From a Qualitative Study (American Journal of Health Promotion)
โ€ข How This Farmer is Advancing Food is Medicine (Food Bank News)

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 New York State Council on Hunger and Food Policy 2023 Report (NYS Department of Agriculture and Markets)
โ€ข The Climate Reality for Independent Restaurants: A Deep Dive Into the Supply Chain and Economic Realities (James Beard Foundation and George Washington University Global Food Institute)
โ€ข 2022 Census of Agriculture (USDA)
โ€ข Harmonising Dietary Datasets for Global Surveillance: Methods and Findings From the Global Dietary Database (Cambridge University Press)
โ€ข The Evolution and Scope of Medicaid Section 1115 Demonstrations to Address Nutrition: A US Survey (Health Affairs)