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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 February 2024 Food Flash (nycfoodpolicy.org)
โ€ข 40 Under 40 Guest Article: Environmental Benefits of Outdoor Soilless Agriculture in Urban Areas (nycfoodpolicy.org)
โ€ข ICYMI: Rescuing Leftover Cuisine Prevents Food Waste and Feeds the Hungry (nycfoodpolicy.org)

๐—ก๐—ผ๐—บ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ถ๐—ผ๐—ป๐˜€ ๐—ณ๐—ผ๐—ฟ ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐—–๐—น๐—ฎ๐˜€๐˜€ ๐—ผ๐—ณ ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿฌ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿฐ ๐—ก๐—ฒ๐˜„ ๐—ฌ๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐—ธ ๐—–๐—ถ๐˜๐˜† ๐Ÿฐ๐Ÿฌ ๐—จ๐—ป๐—ฑ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ ๐Ÿฐ๐Ÿฌ ๐—ถ๐—ป ๐—ก๐—ฌ๐—– ๐—™๐—ผ๐—ผ๐—ฑ ๐—ฃ๐—ผ๐—น๐—ถ๐—ฐ๐˜† ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ ๐—ข๐—ฝ๐—ฒ๐—ป!
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๐—จ๐—ฃ๐—–๐—ข๐— ๐—œ๐—ก๐—š ๐—ถ๐—ป ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐—™๐—ผ๐—ผ๐—ฑ ๐—ฃ๐—ผ๐—น๐—ถ๐—ฐ๐˜† ๐—ณ๐—ผ๐—ฟ ๐—•๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐—ฎ๐—ธ๐—ณ๐—ฎ๐˜€๐˜ ๐—ฃ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฒ๐—น ๐—ฆ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—ฒ๐˜€:
SAVE THE DATE: May 16th, 2024
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 NYC Expands Meal Delivery Service for Seniors As More Fall Into Poverty (Gothamist)
โ€ข โ€˜We Are Behindโ€™: NYCโ€™s New Sanitation Chair Presses for Better Organics Funding, Transparency (Waste Dive)
โ€ข NYC Says Food Stamps and Cash Aid Backlog Is Nearly Gone After Record Delays (Gothamist)
โ€ข As of Today, Half of New York Cityโ€™s Trash Must Go in Bins (New York Times)
โ€ข A Williamsburg Cafรฉ Fights Food Insecurity and Inequity in the Coffee Industry (ABC 7)
โ€ข Whole Foods Is Rolling Out Smaller Convenience Stores Around NYC (Eater)

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 Kellogg CEO Under Fire for Suggesting Cereal as a Money-Saving Dinner (Washington Post)
โ€ข U.N. Experts Say Gaza Is Close to Famine. What Does That Mean? (New York Times)
โ€ข DC Central Kitchen Healthy Corners: Urban Food Access (Food Tank)
โ€ข Potassium Depletion in Soil a Major Threat to Food Security (Food Navigator)
โ€ข Increases in Food Insecurity Seen in U.S. Families with Older Adults (Medical Press)
โ€ข Uber Expands Offerings to Help Fight Food Insecurity (Food on Demand)
โ€ข Study Finds More Older Americans Struggling To Afford Food (Washington 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 What Ancient Farmers Can Really Teach Us About Adapting to Climate Change โ€” and How Political Power Influences Success or Failure (University of South Carolina)
โ€ข FAO Report: Heatwaves and Floods Affect Rural Women and Men Differently, Widen Income Gap (Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations)
โ€ข Caribbean Food Systems Are Among the Most Climate Vulnerable Globally (Forbes)
โ€ข This Week in Climate Policy: What You Need To Know (GreenBiz)
โ€ข Regenerative Beef Gets a Boost From California Universities (Civil Eats)

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 Why Now Is the Time to Reinvent Processed Foods (Forbes)
โ€ข A Tech Billionaire Is Quietly Buying Up Land in Hawaii. No One Knows Why (NPR)
โ€ข The Farming Conundrum (New York Times)
โ€ข Sweaters for the Soil (Ambrook Research)
โ€ข Out With the Animal Cruelty. In With โ€ฆ Mushrooms? These Farmers Are Leaving Factory Farming Behind (The Guardian)
โ€ข Advancing Sustainability: The Wine Industryโ€™s Leadership in Climate Consciousness (Food Tank)
โ€ข Federal Farm Census Shows Hawaiiโ€™s Agriculture Is Still In Decline (Civil Beat)

๐˜๐˜ฐ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฅ ๐˜ž๐˜ข๐˜ด๐˜ต๐˜ฆ
โ€ข This Fancy Food Waste Bin From Nestโ€™s Cofounder Just Got a Major Upgrade (Fast Company)
โ€ข This Is the Year To Eat More Upcycled Foods (Modern Farmer)
โ€ข Maine House Approves Food Waste Recycling Mandate (Portland Press Herald)
โ€ข App Launches in Charlotte to Offer Food Discounts and Curb Food Waste (WCNC)
โ€ข Composters Spend About a Fifth of Operating Costs on Contamination, Including Plastic (Waste Dive)

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 Op-Ed: My Family Struggled With Hunger. If Congress Wonโ€™t Fully Fund WIC, Millions More Will, Too (Civil Eats)
โ€ข These Cities Arenโ€™t Banning Meat. They Just Want You to Eat More Plants. (New York Times)
โ€ข Farmers Prep to Lobby New York Legislature Ahead of Budget Talks (Spectrum News)
โ€ข Regionally Speaking: Indiana Farmers Pleading for Passage of a Farm Bill to Help Them Survive (Lakeshore Public Media)
โ€ข PFAs Chemicals to be Phased Out of Food Packaging. Here’s How to Avoid Them (Washington Post)
โ€ข Flash Points: Why Farmers Are Protesting Around the World (Foreign Policy)
โ€ข Democrats Prevail in WIC Fight (Politico)
โ€ข Mexicoโ€™s Precaution on GM Corn Safety Is Justified (Food Tank)

๐˜๐˜ฐ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฅ ๐˜‰๐˜ถ๐˜ด๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜ฆ๐˜ด๐˜ด
โ€ข Walmart Heirs Bet Big on Journalism (Civil Eats)
โ€ข New York Sues Beef Producer JBS for โ€˜Fraudulentโ€™ Marketing Around Climate Change (NPR)
โ€ข Opinion: Surge Pricing for Burgers Leaves a Bad Taste in Our Mouths (NY Daily News)
โ€ข Chocolate Makers Try a New Recipe: Less Chocolate (Bloomberg)
โ€ข Fresh Take: Grocery Mega Merger Faces Pushback As Food Industry Heats Up (Forbes)
โ€ข The True Global Cost of Producing Food Is $12.7 Trillion More Than What Consumers Pay at the Checkout Counter (Fast Company)
โ€ข American Consumers Deserve the Same Food Labeling Standards As Europeans (Fortune)

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 How a Microbe From Yellowstoneโ€™s Hot Springs Could Help Feed the World (Smithsonian)
โ€ข How Grocers Evaluate the Impacts of AI, Tech on Workers (Grocery Dive)
โ€ข โ€˜Sugar Eliminationโ€™ Technology Has Arrived (The Food Institute)
โ€ข What Happened to Lab-Grown Meat? (New York Times)
โ€ข Beef Rice & Dairy Plants โ€” Frankenfood or Food Science Breakthrough? (The Food Institute)
โ€ข To Farm or Fabricate? 3D Printingโ€™s Role in the Food Industry (Food Dive)

๐˜™๐˜ฆ๐˜ด๐˜ต๐˜ข๐˜ถ๐˜ณ๐˜ข๐˜ฏ๐˜ต ๐˜ข๐˜ฏ๐˜ฅ ๐˜๐˜ฐ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฅ ๐˜š๐˜บ๐˜ด๐˜ต๐˜ฆ๐˜ฎ ๐˜ž๐˜ฐ๐˜ณ๐˜ฌ๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ๐˜ด
โ€ข How Panera Bread Ducked Californiaโ€™s New $20 Minimum Wage Law (Bloomberg)
โ€ข Newsomโ€™s Office Calls Allegations About Panera Bread Franchisee โ€˜Absurd,โ€™ Says Company Is Not Exempt From Law (Los Angeles Times)
โ€ข Project Black and Blue Is Revolutionizing Support for Food Service Workers in Crisis (Food Tank)

๐˜๐˜ฐ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฅ ๐˜Š๐˜ถ๐˜ญ๐˜ต๐˜ถ๐˜ณ๐˜ฆ
โ€ข The Chef Who Believes He Can Change the World (Esquire)
โ€ข Cultivate Food Sovereignty in Your Home Garden with These Resources (Food Tank)

๐˜—๐˜ถ๐˜ฃ๐˜ญ๐˜ช๐˜ค ๐˜๐˜ฆ๐˜ข๐˜ญ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ
โ€ข Ultra-Processed Food Linked to 32 Harmful Effects to Health, Review Finds (The Guardian)
โ€ข FDA To Allow Yogurt Makers To Claim Food Lowers Risk of Type 2 Diabetes (Food Dive)
โ€ข 1 in 8 Worldwide Qualify As Obese: Research (The Hill)
โ€ข Yet Another Feral Hog Problem (Ambrook Research)
โ€ข This Diet Swap Can Cut Your Carbon Footprint and Boost Longevity (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 Food and Its Use: Olive Oil (foodmedcenter.org)
โ€ข Ultra-Processed Foods (UPFs) Study Spotlight Take-Away With Chef Dr. Mike (foodmedcenter.org)
โ€ข Probiotics and the MGBA (foodmedcenter.org)
โ€ข Medically Tailored Meals to Address the Health Consequences of Food Insecurity (New England Journal of Medicine)
โ€ข Why Won’t Medicare Deliver Food to Sick Seniors, If It Could Get Them Healthy? (Stat News)
โ€ข Dates Printed on Your Food Aren’t About Expiration: What They Really Mean (The Hill)
โ€ข The Lancet: More Than One Billion People in the World Are Now Living with Obesity, Global Analysis Suggests (EurekAlert!)

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 Review: Effectiveness and Policy Implications of Health Taxes on Foods High in Fat, Salt, and Sugar (Food Policy)
โ€ข Many Newly Labeled USDA Climate-Smart Conservation Practices Lack Climate Benefits (Environmental Working Group)
โ€ข Nostalgia Makes People Eat Healthier (Yeshiva University)
โ€ข Defining National Net Zero Goals is Critical for Food and Land Use Policy (Communications Earth & Environment)
โ€ข The Impact of COVID-19 Vaccination on Food Spending Behavior in the United States (European Society of Medicine)
โ€ข โ€œWe Call It Soul Foodโ€: Inuit Women and the Role of Country Food in Health and Well-Being in Nunavut (Arctic Science)