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United States

Commentary: ‘I’m starving’ means true hunger for too many in Chicago

September 15, 2019 by Ross Outen Chicago Tribune

Ross Outten, director of The Friendship Center, a Chicago food pantry, writes that more compassion should be shown to those in need....

September 10, 2019

United States

Hunger declines, but some fear Trump proposals could reverse the trend

by Alfred Lubrano The Philadelphia Inquirer

According to the research, 11.1% of U.S. households — about 14 million — were food insecure in 2018, down from 11.8% in 2017. The decrease in f...


Eight Innovations Ending Food Loss

September 9, 2019 by Colton Fagundes Food Tank

Food Tank highlights eight ways that innovators are solving the issue of post-harvest food loss in developing countries....

September 4, 2019

United States

Household Food Security in the United States in 2018

by Alisha Coleman-Jensen, Matthew P. Rabbitt, Christian A. Gregory, and Anita Singh USDA Economic Research Service

An estimated 11.1 percent of U.S. households were food insecure at least some time during the year in 2018, meaning they lacked access to enough food for an active, healthy life for all household members. That is down from 11.8 percent in 2017 and fr...


Public health movement leader David Sanders dies at 74

September 2, 2019 by Scroll Staff Sroll.in

Sanders, who worked mainly in Zimbabwe and South Africa, influenced the public health movement in India significantly....

August 25, 2019
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Agriculture & Nutrition

The hidden hunger affecting billions

by Michael Marshall BBC

When children do not get enough iron in their food, the results are heartbreaking. They are slower to acq...

August 18, 2019

United States

A Summer Meals Hero

by Kent Reporter Staff Kent Reporter

No Kid Hungry, a national anti-hunger campaign, has chosen Summer Meals supervisor for the Kent School District, Lynne Mayer of Covington, Washington as one of five 2019 Summer Meals Heroes....

August 18, 2019
“Nice cans!”by leosaumurejr is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0

United States

Community Action: With 13% of the county struggling with hunger, how to host a food drive in Utah

by Dave Smith Daily Herald

One in eight people in Utah County struggles with hunger and one in six children face food insecurity. Community Action Services is holding a back-to-school food drive to help their neighbors in need....

August 18, 2019
“Beer”by Bryan Pocius is licensed under CC BY 2.0


Pub landlord gives away 100 free meals a day to children facing holiday hunger

by Basit Mahmood Metro

A pub in Keynsham, Somerset, UK, has decided to give away 100 free meals a day to hungry children, in an attempt to help poor families during the summer holidays....

Agriculture & Nutrition

The tools to end childhood hunger

by Aya Nance The Union Times

The Piedmont Physic Garden in Union, South Carolina, will be hosting Cooking Matters classes in partnership with Clemson SNAP-Ed from August 27 to October 1. The course aims to help end childhood hunger by giving families the tools needed to make hea...

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