Original Center stories, news, research studies and events for the week of August 2, 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 July 2023 Food Flash (nycfoodpolicy.org)
โ€ข Hunter College President Hosts CUNY Chancellor and Food Bank for NYC CEO on Purple Apron Food Pantry Tour (nycfoodpolicy.org)
โ€ข CookShop Provides Nutrition Education to Elementary School Children and Families (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˜•๐˜ฆ๐˜ธ๐˜ด
โ€ข Hereโ€™s How NYC Families Can Find Free Summer Meal Sites (Chalkbeat)
โ€ข Plastic Utensils Now Banned From Takeout Orders, Except by Request (Politics NY)
โ€ข NYC Must Speed Up Food Stamp Application Processing Amid Backlog, Judge Rules (Pix 11)
โ€ข Delivery Workers File Wage Theft Complaints Against Door Dash (The City)
โ€ข Flushing Welcomes Back Greenmarket (Queens Chronicle)
โ€ข Does This Brooklyn Housing Development Know the Secret to Long Life? (NY Times)
โ€ข Chef Marcus Samuelsson and Jay Norris Launch Initiative to Foster Minority-Owned Businesses (Harlem World)
โ€ข Tip or No Tip? Over 65% Of US Have โ€˜Negativeโ€™ View on Tipping, New Study โ€“ Hereโ€™s What NYers Say (NBC New York)
โ€ข NYCโ€™s Outdoor Dining Regulations Could Face Council Vote This Week (Gothamist)
โ€ข Corona Plaza Vendors Rally Against City Hallโ€™s Latest Enforcement Sweep (Gothamist)
โ€ข DoorDash, Legal Group Set to Deliver Free Legal Clinics on Immigration to Workers (Gothamist)

๐˜๐˜ฐ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฅ ๐˜—๐˜ณ๐˜ช๐˜ค๐˜ฆ๐˜ด
โ€ข Back-To-School Season Crunches Budgets (The Food Institute)
โ€ข Sugarflation Frustration (The Food Institute)
โ€ข How Soon Will Cultured Meat Impact Plant-Based Sales (The Food Institute)

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 United States to Assume the Presidency of the United Nations Security Council for the Month of August With a Focus on Food Insecurity and Human Rights (US Mission to the UN)
โ€ข Food Security and Racial Equity Go Hand-in-Hand, Advocates Say (San Diego Union Tribune)
โ€ข As Communities Struggle With Food Insecurity, Study Shows Impacts on Youth Mental Health (Toronto City News)
โ€ข Funding Crisis Cuts Off Food Aid to Millions As Acute Hunger Surges Worldwide, UN Says (PBS)
โ€ข Global Food Security Concerns After Russia Attacks Ukraine Grain Infrastructure (Successful Farming)
โ€ข โ€œHunger Is Not Only About Foodโ€: Ukraineโ€™s Infrastructure Damage Threatens Global Nutrition Security (Nutrition Insight)
โ€ข Is the Committee on World Food Security Fit for Purpose? (Devex)
โ€ข What Are the Real Reasons for the Global South Food Crisis? (The Nation)
โ€ข New Projects Launched To Improve Food Security, Reduce Malnutrition (PML Daily)
โ€ข Fetterman Introduces Food Security Bill for Strikers (WTAJ)

๐˜๐˜ฐ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฅ ๐˜—๐˜ฐ๐˜ญ๐˜ช๐˜ค๐˜บ
โ€ข Federal Leaders called on to Bring Whole Milk Back to Schools (Morning Ag News)
โ€ข Bad Vibes in the House Ahead of Farm Bill (Food Fix)
โ€ข Senator Booker Introduces Legislation to Protect Farmland from Corporate Consolidation (Booker.senate.gov)
โ€ข House Dems Sideline One of Their Own Leaders in the Fight Over Food Stamps (Politico)
โ€ข Cong. McGovern Introduces New Bill to Support American Farmers and Rural Communities Through Plant-Based Food Production (House.gov)
โ€ข US Specialty Crop Growers Welcome Legislation (Morning Ag Clips)
โ€ข Finding Childcare Is Near-Impossible in Rural Communities. Bipartisan Policies Can Fix That (Food Tank)

๐˜๐˜ฐ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฅ ๐˜š๐˜ข๐˜ง๐˜ฆ๐˜ต๐˜บ
โ€ข Influencers Built Up This Wellness Startupโ€”Until They Started Getting Sick (Businessweek)
โ€ข Trader Joeโ€™s Recalls Cookies and Falafel Because They โ€˜May Contain Rocksโ€™ (NY Times)
โ€ข A New Study Says EATS Act Could Do a Lot of Damage, Including to Food Safety (Food Safety News)

๐˜—๐˜ถ๐˜ฃ๐˜ญ๐˜ช๐˜ค ๐˜๐˜ฆ๐˜ข๐˜ญ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ
โ€ข A Requiem for Diet Soda (New York Times)
โ€ข Farm Kids are Experiencing High Rates of Anxiety and Depression (Ambrook Research)
โ€ข USDA Challenged on Illegal GMO Use in Organics (Organic Eye)

๐˜๐˜ฐ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฅ ๐˜ข๐˜ฏ๐˜ฅ ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ ๐˜Œ๐˜ฏ๐˜ท๐˜ช๐˜ณ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ๐˜ฎ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฏ๐˜ต
โ€ข Threatened by Climate Change, Food Chain Workers Demand Labor Protections (Civil Eats)
โ€ข How Extreme Heat Hits Americaโ€™s Hungry (Axios)
โ€ข Reduce Food Waste at Home With These Sistersโ€™ Restaurant-Tested Tips (The Washington Post)
โ€ข India Cuts Rice Exports, Triggering Panic-Buying of Food Staple by Some Indian Expats in the US (AP News)
โ€ข Silkworm Sashimi, Cricket Curry on Menu As Bugs Make a Comeback in Japan (Reuters)
โ€ข German Supermarket Trials Charging True Climate Cost of Foods (The Guardian)

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 As Farmworkers Form First Unions in NY, Rights of H-2A Workers Questioned (Times Union)
โ€ข The East End Food Institute is Building a Better Food Network (Edible East End)
โ€ข Long Island Legacy Farms Struggle to Survive as Pressures Mount (Newsday)
โ€ข Sexual Violence a Pervasive Threat for Female Farm Workers (Morning Ag Clips)
โ€ข World Farmersโ€™ Organization Firmly Rejects Lab-Grown Food (Poultry World)
โ€ข Ukrainian, Polish Farmers Call for Solutions Amid Global Food Security Threat (Voice of America)
โ€ข Global Food Security Concerns After Russia Attacks Ukraine Grain Infrastructure (Successful Farming)
โ€ข Italyโ€™s Cheesemakers Cool Their Cows to Keep the Milk Flowing (Financial Times)

๐˜๐˜ฐ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฅ ๐˜‰๐˜ถ๐˜ด๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜ฆ๐˜ด๐˜ด
โ€ข Food Innovation Lab Expands Entrepreneurship Potential at Cornell AgriTech (Cornell CALS)
โ€ข A Celebration of Food and People: Wegmans Grocer to Open in East Village (AM NY)
โ€ข As Vertical Farms Topple, Can Tech Sow Sustainability Into Controlled Environment Agriculture? (Food Navigator)
โ€ข Lab-Grown Meatโ€™s Big Ambitions (Axios)
โ€ข Investing in Farmersโ€™ Markets as Vehicles for Innovation (Food Tank)
โ€ข Sustainability Drives Food and Beverage Packaging Innovation (Food Processing)
โ€ข Italy: โ‚ฌ15 Million Investment To Build a Vertical Farm in Agnadello (Vertical Farm Daily)
โ€ข VC Fund Wants To Embed Culture Into Food Innovation (Green Biz)
โ€ข US Fast-Food Chains Report Fatter Margins as Cheese, Chicken, Avocado Costs Fall (Reuters)
โ€ข Caribbean Food Businesses Juggle Influx of Refugees, NAACP Convention (Biz Journals)
โ€ข Food Businesses Receive Part of City of Boston Grant to Fill and Revamp Vacant Storefronts (Boston.gov)
โ€ข Virginia Food Bank to Mix Education, Food Production (Morning Ag Clips)

Food as Medicine (Provided by the Center For Food As Medicine)
โ€ข ยกMรกs Fresco! Plus: Produce Prescription Program Spotlight (foodmedcenter.org)
โ€ข How the Gus Schumacher Produce Prescription Program Works: An Adaptation of a Nutrition Incentive Theory of Change (Nutrients)
โ€ข More Than Just Medicine: Evaluation of the Addison County Farmacy Program (The University of Vermont)
โ€ข Report: The 4 Challenges Facing the Food as Medicine Movement (MedCity News)
โ€ข Can a Healthy Diet Treat Disease? Why Some Argue Food Is Medicine (WGBH)
โ€ข Second Harvest To Launch โ€˜Food as Medicineโ€™ Initiative To Screen People for Food Insecurity (The Mercury 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˜€
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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 What is Sustainable Agriculture? (SARE)
โ€ข Resources Planning Act Assessment (USDA)
โ€ข Identifying Opportunities for Collective Action Around Community Nutrition Programming Through Participatory Systems Science (Cancer Causes & Control)
โ€ข The Rising Opportunity for Resilience in Rural America (E2: Healthy Soils)
โ€ข Establishing Sustainability or Sustaining the Established: An Agroecological Analysis of Recent Canadian Food Policy (University of Ottawa Research)
โ€ข Taking Action To Protect Children From the Harmful Impact of Food Marketing (Unicef and World Health Organization)
โ€ข Millets as a Key to Improving Food and Nutrition Security and Promoting Sustainable Consumption (Observer Research Foundation)
โ€ข The Routes to Fruit: Governance of Urban Food Trees in Canada (Urban Forestry & Urban Greening)
โ€ข Exploring the Impact of Collaboration Processes on Policy Networks Success: A Case Study of Food Policy Councils (Public Management Review)
โ€ข Healthy Diets, Costs and Food Policies in the Sahel and West Africa (OECD)
โ€ข Physician-Chef-Dietitian Partnerships for Evidence-Based Dietary Approaches to Tackling Chronic Disease: The Case for Culinary Medicine in Teaching Kitchens (Journal of Healthcare Leadership)
โ€ข Scoping Review of the Association of Plant-Based Diet Quality With Health Outcomes (Revised 7/3/23) Submitted for Special Issue on Food as Medicine With American College of Lifestyle Medicine Authors and Contributions (Nutritional Epidemiology)