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Harvey Affecting Hunger; The Microwave Turns 50; Prejudice Against Obesity; Dance Away Food Waste

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What Has Harvey Done for the Anti-Hunger Relief Groups Now anti-hunger groups are taking advantage of Harvey’s disastrous impact to Houston’s greatly impoverished communities, asking for more donations and financial support in order to provide hunger relief to those most … Read More

Reducing Food Waste Continues; Organic Foods You Can Easily Grow; Beacon of Light for Those in Agriculture; Scientists Examine What Went Wrong With Our Tomatoes; Raw Veggies Could Have You Tingling

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Packaging Food With Food Helps to Reduce Waste “A growing number of entrepreneurs and researchers are working to turn foods like mushrooms, kelp, milk and tomato peels into edible — if not always palatable — replacements for plastics, coatings and … Read More

Why The Farm Bill Matters; Last Week’s Food Conference with Obama; Hunger Advocates Are Working Hard

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Impacts of The Farm Bill in NYC and Beyond In terms of how it impacts the day to day life of New Yorkers, it includes the one million meals a day which the NYC Office of School Food offers to families. Food safety … Read More

Response to Roll Backs on Healthy School Food; Superfoods Trending Yet Fair Trade Wins; Pruitt Dismisses Twelve Scientists from EPA; Is Eating Salt is Back?

Perdue Moves to Make School Meals Great Again In 2010, Congress passed the bipartisan Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act (part of what some might describe as part of the Obamas’ legacy). The law included ‘new school meal guidelines, supported by the Institute … Read More

Vitamin D Deficiency & The Scoop On Supplements; Make Passover Seder More Sustainable; Science Improving Fruit Skins

People Popping Vitamin D: the NY Times Has The Scoop On Supplements Do you ever ask yourself if you should be taking vitamins? “Though scientists recognize that there are 13 vitamins that are essential for good health, there is no … Read More

Organic, Healthy Food In Schools; Compost Makes Energy and Money

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Healthy, Organic Cereals Pave the Way for Good Food in Schools According to the Wall Street Journal, the nation’s childhood-obesity rates have tripled since the 1970s, and legislators are clashing over the effectiveness of recent federal rules mandating healthier fare … Read More

Animal Welfare Awareness Spreads; Food Rescue Success Stories

Advocates Push to Extend Animal Welfare Act of 1966 in Federal Agencies Right now, an important battle is taking place for basic animal welfare protections in federal agencies. That is, we need to ask for more transparency to ensure sufficient steps … Read More

Last Week’s Summit in Chicago; Soil Comes in Second For Climate Change; Organics Without Soil?

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Food Tank’s Summit Inspires Solutions For Foodies Everywhere Many diverse groups of people from both public and private sectors attended the Food Tank conference in Chicago almost two weeks ago. There were three main panel discussions; including transparency in the food system (YES!) … Read More


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