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December 4, 2019
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United States

Trump Administration Tightens Work Requirements for SNAP

by Laura Reiley The Washington Post

The Trump administration has finalized a new rule tightening work requirements for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) that could cut hundreds of thousands of people from receiving food assistance....

December 1, 2019
“Feed Just One”by Cheryl Action Jackson is licensed under CC BY-NC 2.0

United States

Trump administration proposals could cause millions to lose food stamps

by Phil McCausland NBC News

Three proposed rule changes by the Trump administration could cause millions of poor people to lose access to food stamps and decrease the size of the benefit for millions more, a new study has found....

November 11, 2019
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United States

Food Rescue app saves 235,000 pounds in first year for Hunger Network of Greater Cleveland

by Karen Connelly Rice Fresh Water

The Hunger Network of Greater Cleveland’s Food Rescue app rescued 235,000 pounds of food (worth $587,500) from 42 food donors, and delivered it to 73 nonprofit agencies in Cuyahoga County helping the region’s hungry....

November 7, 2019

Global

An Interview with David Nabarro

by WHES

Margie Ferris Morris and Peter Morris interviewed Dr. David Nabarro on a recent trip to Switzerland. David currently is the Founder and CEO of 4SD, a social enterprise based in Geneva. He has been a long-time advocate of nutrition and food securi...

November 5, 2019
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United States

Farm Country Feeds America. But Just Try Buying Groceries There

by Jack Healy The New York Times

An exodus of grocery stores is turning rural towns into food deserts. But some are fighting back by opening their own local markets....

November 2, 2019

Books & Media Reviews

WHES Loses a Key Board Member

by Margie Morris WHES

LINDA CRANDALL WORTHINGTON 1932-2019   Linda Crandall Worthington, 87, of Chevy Chase, MD, passed away on Sunday, October 20, 2019. Over her lifetime,...

October 29, 2019
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Global

Healthy diet means a healthy planet, study shows

by Damian Carrington The Guardian

Healthier food choices almost always benefit environment as well, according to analysis ...

October 27, 2019
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United States

Detroit Entrepreneurs Fight Food Insecurity With Lessons Of The Past

by Brittany Hutson WDET 101.9fm

A 1968 survey found that poor inner-city Detroiters struggled to access fresh, reasonably priced food. Those battles persist today. So in one underdeveloped neighborhood, Rapha...

October 20, 2019
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Global

In photos: Finding food on the front line of climate change

by Charlotte Hodges The Independent

Niger is one of the driest climates on earth. Yuk Sugiura's powerful pictures capture how its people are living amidst a silent hunger crisis...

Global

The many faces of global hunger – in pictures

October 16, 2019 by Chris de Bode, Abbie Trayler-Smith and Nora Lorek The Guardian

Three award-winning photographers capture what hunger looks like around the world...

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