Original Center stories, news, research studies and events for the week of August 30, 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 Organizations Leading the Way to Healthier School Food in the USA (nycfoodpolicy.org)
โ€ข UPDATE: States That Have Passed Universal School Meals (So Far) (nycfoodpolicy.org)
โ€ข ICYMI: Interview With Marion Williams, National Program Director, Wellness in the Schools (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 Why Are Dozens of NYC Delivery-Only Restaurants Not Yet Listed on Grading Website? (ABC 7 NY)
โ€ข New York City Proposes Larger Cargo Bikes for Deliveries (Supply Dive)
โ€ข New Yorkโ€™s Containerization Push Raises Big Questions About Labor Needs, Equipment Costs (Waste Dive)
โ€ข Hochul and Adams Face Off Over Foie Gras (Politico)
โ€ข New York Is in a Golden Age of Bodega Food (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 Schoolkids in 8 states can now eat free school meals, advocates urge Congress for nationwide policy (ABC News)
โ€ข โ€˜Prescriptionsโ€™ for Fruits and Vegetables Linked to Lower Food Insecurity, Better Health (The Hill)
โ€ข SNAP Remains a Target for the GOP Even as Farm Bill Deadline Looms and Food Insecurity Rises (Nebraska Public Media)
โ€ข How Will Americaโ€™s Food Insecurity Surge Affect You? (Wealth of Geeks)
โ€ข How Indigenous Communities Can Establish Food Security in a Changing Climate (CBC)
โ€ข Global Food Security at Crossroads as Rice Shortages, Surging Prices Hit the Most Vulnerable (Independent Tribune)
โ€ข Could Storage Pods Be the Answer to Food Shortages During Disasters? (Civil Beat)
โ€ข Food Insecurity in US Military and Veterans Doubles National Average (Forbes)
โ€ข Potato as a Food Security Crop With Potential Health Implications (Krishi Jagran)

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 At the New York State Fair, Governor Hochul Signs Executive Order Increasing State Sourcing of Local Food From Farmers (NYS.gov)
โ€ข To Support Food Security, the Thrifty Food Plan Increase Should Be Protected in the 2023 Farm Bill (Center for American Progress)
โ€ข Free School Meals Are a Moral Imperative. End of Story. (Forbes)
โ€ข EPA Denies Petitions for Stronger CAFO Regulations (Agriculture Dive)
โ€ข Child Care Has Been Silently Crushing Women Farmers for Generations. That May Change Soon. (19th News)

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 Open Letter to Event Organizers: NYC Climate Week and the 78th UN General Assembly (Food Tank)
โ€ข Climate Change May Force More Farmers and Ranchers To Consider Irrigation โ€” At a Steep Cost (Associated Press)
โ€ข After So. Much. Rain. Vermont Farmers Are Finally Making Hay This Week (Vermont Public Radio)
โ€ข One Manโ€™s Quest to Save the Oceans and Maybe Save the World (Time)
โ€ข Japan Loves Its Sushi. But the Fish Are Disappearing (LA Times)
โ€ข The Sriracha Shortage Is a Very Bad Sign (The Atlantic)
โ€ข How Do You Prepare for Every Type of Weather? (Ambrook Research)

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 How Centuries of Extractive Agriculture Helped Set the Stage for the Maui Fires (Civil Eats)
โ€ข Americaโ€™s Farmers Are Bogged Down by Data (Wall Street Journal)
โ€ข USDA Announces $72.9 Million in Grant Funding Awarded To Support U.S. Specialty Crop Producers; Marks $1 Billion in Investments Through This Program (USDA)
โ€ข Advising Farmers on Fertilizer, Universities Add to Water Pollution Woes (The New Lede)
โ€ข Agroecology Can Fix Our Food Systems. Hereโ€™s How. (Forest News)
โ€ข To Expand Food Security, China Expands Farmland (Voice of America)
โ€ข Growing Up โ€“ CEA & the Future of Indoor Farming (Food Institute)
โ€ข How Satellites Are Helping Farmers Adapt to Global Warming (Bloomberg)
โ€ข US Corn Harvest Is in Trouble (Bloomberg)
โ€ข Deere Leans Further Into Technology as Smart Tractors Boost Revenue (Agriculture Dive)
โ€ข Midwest Braces for 115-Degree Heat, Renewing Crop Worries (Bloomberg)
โ€ข Environmental Groups Petition SEC to Halt JBSโ€™ US Listing (Food Dive)
โ€ข Made in the Shade (Ambrook Research)

๐˜๐˜ฐ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฅ ๐˜‰๐˜ถ๐˜ด๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜ฆ๐˜ด๐˜ด
โ€ข Who Iโ€™m Hurting by Shopping at Walmart (Time)
โ€ข What Do Americans Think โ€˜Naturalโ€™ Foods Are? (Food Institute)
โ€ข Unpleasant Taste Sparks Full Refunds for Select Batches of Costcoโ€™s Vodka (Better Homes)
โ€ข Retail Media Networks Are Poised to Explode (Food Institute)
โ€ข Instacart Files to Go Public on Nasdaq to Try and Unfreeze Tech IPO Market (CNBC)
โ€ข Massachusetts Delays Question 3 Rules for Transshipping Pork (Agriculture Dive)
โ€ข Americans Are Being Asked to Consider Tipping More Often, But Is It Really Required? (CNN)
โ€ข Kraft Heinz Sees a $25 Billion Opportunityโ€”in Schools (Wall Street Journal)
โ€ข France and EU to Spend 215 Million Euros Shoring up Struggling Wine Producers (CNN)

๐˜๐˜ฐ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฅ ๐˜๐˜ฏ๐˜ฏ๐˜ฐ๐˜ท๐˜ข๐˜ต๐˜ช๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ
โ€ข USDA Grows Private Sector Tech Innovation in Food and Agriculture (USDA)
โ€ข Packaging Pitches: Meet the Start-ups Rethinking Plastic with Fungi, Algae and Grains (Food Navigator)
โ€ข I Attended a Workshop on the Impact of AI on the Food World. Hereโ€™s What We Discussed (The Spoon)
โ€ข Indoor AG Has Hit โ€˜A Bump on the S Curve,โ€™ Not the Trough of Disillusionment (Ag Funder News)
โ€ข AI Is So Hot Even KFC and Williams-Sonoma Execs Are Talking About It (Washington Post)
โ€ข Walmart, Alphabet to Test Six-Mile Drone Deliveries (Bloomberg)
โ€ข How AI, Digital Innovation Can Help Grocers Reduce Food Waste (Waste Dive)

๐˜—๐˜ถ๐˜ฃ๐˜ญ๐˜ช๐˜ค ๐˜๐˜ฆ๐˜ข๐˜ญ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ
โ€ข Why Arenโ€™t We Teaching More Kids to Cook in Schools? (Longer Tables With Josรฉ Andrรฉs)
โ€ข Program Puts Food as Medicine Front and Center (Food Bank News)
โ€ข America Is Using Up Its Groundwater Like Thereโ€™s No Tomorrow (New York Times)

๐˜๐˜ฐ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฅ ๐˜š๐˜ข๐˜ง๐˜ฆ๐˜ต๐˜บ
โ€ข Trader Joeโ€™s Recalls Food Containing Rocks, Insects and Metals (BonAppetit)
โ€ข FDA Names Former Environmental Official as Top Food Regulator (Food Dive)
โ€ข Japan Is Releasing Wastewater Into the Pacific: What to Know About Radioactivity and Seafood (Time)
โ€ข How Food Freshness Sensors Could Impact Supply Chains (Supply Chain Dive)
โ€ข Dollar Tree Agrees to Nationwide Settlement Over Worker Safety Complaints (Reuters)

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 International Food Security Assessment, 2023โ€“2033 (Economic Research Service, USDA)
โ€ข Solving the Great Food Puzzle: Right Innovation, Right Impact, Right Place (WWF Food Practice)
โ€ข Nourishing Hope: Unraveling the Path To Justice in the Global Food System (Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development)
โ€ข Unraveling the Key Drivers of Community Composition in the Agri-Food Trade Network (Nature)
โ€ข Sustainable Food Consumption and Sustainable Development Goal 12: Conceptual Challenges For Monitoring and Implementation (Agricultural and Food Policy Department, University of Hohenheim, Stuttgart, Germany)
โ€ข Procuring Food Justice: Grassroots Solutions for Securing Our Public Supply Chains (Procuring Food Justice)
โ€ข New York Grown Food Guide: Beef (Farm to Institution NYS)
โ€ข The Data in Emergencies (Diem) Hub for Evaluating Multiple Shock Impacts on Food Security (Royal Society Open Science)