Original Center stories, news, research studies and events for the week of August 9, 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 One Love Fridges Build Community, Provide Healthy Food Access (nycfoodpolicy.org)
โ€ข ICYMI: 9 Food Justice Organizations To Follow on Social Media (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 New York City Will Make Outdoor Dining Permanent, With Caveats (New York Times)
โ€ข Major Changes Coming to City Landscape; Food-Related Businesses Now Required To Use Lidded Containers To Keep the Rats OUT (DSNY)
โ€ข Federal Aid May Help Dire Need for Halal, Kosher Products at Local Food Pantries (news12 The Bronx)
โ€ข Court in Manhattan To Hear Minimum Wage Case Involving NYC, Food Delivery Workers (NPR)
โ€ข Greenmarkets Benefit Local Residents and Farmers (West Side Rag)
โ€ข They Make Some of New Yorkโ€™s Best Food. They Want the Right To Sell It. (New York Times)
โ€ข Eco-Rapper Hila the Earth Using Her Music To Inspire Action Against Climate Change (CBS)

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 Food Insecurity Rate Increases (Agri-View)
โ€ข 7 Facts That Show the Worldโ€™s Food Systems Are Broken (Global Citizen)
โ€ข Ukraine Calls Russian Drone Strike an Attack on โ€œGlobal Food Securityโ€ (CBS News)
โ€ข Can College Students Get Food Stamps? Ending COVID Snap Benefits Will Leave Many Hungry (USA Today)
โ€ข โ€˜An Invisible Epidemicโ€™: Americaโ€™s Workers Are Going Hungry as Food Insecurity Bites (Fortune)
โ€ข Houston Volunteers Fight Tickets for Serving Meals to Homeless People (New York Times)
โ€ข Nature-Based Solutions for Food Insecurity Thriving in Europe, Study Stresses the Need for Global Action (Nutrition Insight)
โ€ข Blinken Accuses Russia of โ€˜Assault on the Global Food Systemโ€™ in UN Debate (Bloomberg)
โ€ข The United States Announces Additional Support for Countries Facing Severe Food Insecurity (USAID)
โ€ข UN Security Council Talks Global Food Supply As Russia Attacks Ukraine Agriculture (NPR)
โ€ข Secretary Vilsack Highlights Principles for Achieving Food Security at APEC (Morning Ag News)
โ€ข Deadly Floods Hit Chinaโ€™s Major Grain-Producing Region, Fueling Food Security Concerns (CNN)
โ€ข Hollywood Food Insecurity Spikes Amid Strikes (The Hollywood Reporter)

๐˜๐˜ฐ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฅ ๐˜—๐˜ฐ๐˜ญ๐˜ช๐˜ค๐˜บ
โ€ข A Farm Bill Worth Fighting For (NRDC)
โ€ข Padilla Introduces Bills To Strengthen USDA Support for Farm and Food System Workers (Padilla.senate.gov)
โ€ข Farmers Have Bought Into Bidenโ€™s Climate Program. Now Comes the Hard Part (Politico)
โ€ข Crockett Wants Farm Bill To Address Food Deserts (Agri-Pulse)
โ€ข These States Are Restoring Free School Meals for All Kids, Regardless of Income (CNBC)
โ€ข Thailand Says No Rice Export Halt, To Benefit From Indiaโ€™s Export Ban (Reuters)
โ€ข Congress Puts Federal Support for Urban Farming on the Chopping Block (Civil Eats)

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 Baylor University Joins Compost Company To Help Divert Food Waste (Waste 360)
โ€ข Discounting Produce at the End of Its Shelf-Life Can Cut Food Wasteโ€” And Help Fight Climate Change (Salon)
โ€ข Heat Stress Threatens Agricultural Workersโ€™ Health As U.S. Temperatures Rise (Environmental Defense Fund)
โ€ข This Scorching Summer Is Taking a Toll on Your Favorite Foods (WIRED)
โ€ข Yaupon: Climate-Friendly Caffeine Touted โ€œCrop of the Futureโ€ (Food Navigator)
โ€ข Melatonin, a Sleep Aid, Is a Surprising Treatment for Food Waste (Anthropocene)
โ€ข Climate Finance Gap: Only 4% of Global Funding Goes to Agrifood Systems, Says New Report (Green Queen)
โ€ข The Climate Wrecking Ball Striking Food Supply (Axios)
โ€ข Pathways Framework Identifies Wildfire Impacts on Agriculture (Nature Food)

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 Farm Credit Can Make or Break Farms. Should It Be More Equitable? (Civil Eats)
โ€ข Fertilizer Prices Continue Year-Long Decline From 2022 Peak (farmdocDaily)
โ€ข Herzog, VP Harris Announce $70 Million Agriculture Tech Fund for Mideast, Africa (The Times of Israel)
โ€ข The Navajo Farmer Taking a Traditional Approach to Making Baby Food (The Guardian)
โ€ข Why High-Tech Ag Fields Are Taking Root in Indiana (Fast Company)
โ€ข The Truth About Your Bacon (New York Times)
โ€ข How Feed Supplements Can Reduce Methane Emissions in Agriculture (McKinsey)
โ€ข High Interest Rates Fall Heaviest on Less-Profitable Farmers (Successful Farming)

๐˜๐˜ฐ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฅ ๐˜‰๐˜ถ๐˜ด๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜ฆ๐˜ด๐˜ด
โ€ข Food Prices Pick Up as Trade Tensions, Extreme Weather Flare (Bloomberg)
โ€ข USDA, Community College Alliance for Agriculture Advancement Strengthen the Rural Workforce (Morning Ag News)
โ€ข Beyond Meat Earnings Drop 30% With Falling Demand (CNN)
โ€ข War-Weary Ukraine Farmers Curb Plantings in Blow for Food Supply (Bloomberg)
โ€ข Sustainability Has Been โ€˜Normalizedโ€™ (Food Navigator)
โ€ข Amazon Unveils Biggest Grocery Overhaul Since Buying Whole Foods (Bloomberg)
โ€ข Major Food Companies Demonstrate Progress Toward Better Chicken Commitment, Latest Mercy for Animals Report Reveals (PR Newswire)
โ€ข From Coffee to Consciousness: Holistic Roasters, Melk Cafรฉ and Biodynamic Coffee (Forbes)
โ€ข Cargill Fiscal 2023 Revenue Rises 7% To Record $177 Billion (Reuters)
โ€ข Advanced Livestock Genetics Are Making Protein Production More Sustainable (Sustainable Business)
โ€ข Creator of Burger Kingโ€™s Impossible Whopper Takes On Plant-Based Chicken Industry (Food Dive)
โ€ข Whole Foods Outlines Progress on Food Waste, Packaging and Green Energy (Grocery Dive)
โ€ข Update 1-Smithfield Foods Closing 35 Hog Farm Sites in Missouri (Reuters)

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 130 Degrees and Rising: How Kitchen Workers Are Dealing With Record Heat (New York Times)
โ€ข White Castle To Roll Out Voice AI to Over 100 Drive-Thrus (Restaurant Dive)
โ€ข The Robots Are Coming โ€” And the Companies Building Them Are Looking for Workers (CNBC)
โ€ข โ€˜Metal Box Heated From the Insideโ€™: Food Truck Workersโ€™ Battle Against Heat (The Guardian)

๐˜๐˜ฐ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฅ ๐˜—๐˜ณ๐˜ช๐˜ค๐˜ฆ๐˜ด
โ€ข Why Are Groceries So Expensive? (NYT)
โ€ข Mideast Countries That Are Already Struggling Fear Price Hikes After Russia Exits Grain Deal (ABC)
โ€ข Russia Strikes Ukraineโ€™s Danube Port, Driving Up Global Grain Prices (Reuters)
โ€ข Post-Brexit Import Checks on Food Delayed Again (BBC)
โ€ข Italy Scales Back Plans To Control Prices of Essential Goods (Reuters)
โ€ข Whatโ€™s Up With Watermelon? Prices, for Starters (The Food Institute)

๐˜๐˜ฐ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฅ ๐˜๐˜ฏ๐˜ฏ๐˜ฐ๐˜ท๐˜ข๐˜ต๐˜ช๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ
โ€ข Top Food Trends Explained: Upcycled Snacks, Artisan Granola and More (ABC)
โ€ข Upcycling Ingredients: Cano-Elaโ€™s Tech Poised To Extract Oil, Protein and Fiber From Rapeseed (Nutrition Insight)
โ€ข Arla Foods Ingredients Achieves First Non-GMO Project Certification (Nutrition Insight)
โ€ข Lab-Grown Meat Startup Seeks To Put Steak on British Menus (Bloomberg)
โ€ข This Fish Filet Will Be Grown in a Lab and 3D-Printed Before It Ends Up on Your Plate (Fast Company)
โ€ข American Egg Board Cracks Open Food, Beverage Innovation with Eggcelerator Lab (Food Navigator)

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 Foods and Their Uses: Avocados (foodmedcenter.org)
โ€ข Modify Health Review: Meal Delivery with Your Health Condition in Mind (CNET)
โ€ข Using Food As Medicine (U.S. News)
โ€ข Food Security and Racial Equity Go Hand-in-Hand, Advocates Say (San Diego Union Tribune)
โ€ข Food as Medicine Is Real (American Pharmacists Association)
โ€ข This Pediatricianโ€™s Prescription: Food Is Medicine (Deseret News)
โ€ข How Food Insecurity Impacts Cancer Patients (Cancer Therapy Advisor)

๐˜—๐˜ถ๐˜ฃ๐˜ญ๐˜ช๐˜ค ๐˜๐˜ฆ๐˜ข๐˜ญ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ
โ€ข New Survey Highlights the Role of Health Care Providers in Food Insecurity Screening and Intervening (FRAC)
โ€ข NY Heat Bill Aims to Fight Rising Energy Costs. Lawmakers Are Giving Out Free Ice Cream to Tell You (Gothamist)
โ€ข Changes in WIC Food Packages Have Influenced Dietary Trends Among Young Children (American Society for Nutrition)
โ€ข Notes on Nutrition: The Power of Peanuts (The Gazette)

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 Good Food Purchasing 3.0 (GFP)
โ€ข The Role of Urban Agriculture in Food-Energy-Water Nexus Policies: Insights From Europe and the U.S (Landscape and Urban Planning)
โ€ข Building a Food System That Works for Everyone: A Look at the Intersection of Food Waste With Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (ReFED)
โ€ข Valuing Water in Agriculture To Reward Farmersโ€™ Actions in Conservation (Observer Research Foundation)
โ€ข Whoโ€™s Tipping the Scales? The Growing Influence of Corporations on the Governance of Food Systems, and How To Counter It (iPES Food)
โ€ข Microbial Community Composition of Food Waste Before Anaerobic Digestion (Scientific Reports)