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Global

One in three young children undernourished or overweight: UNICEF

October 14, 2019 by Al Jazeera Al Jazeera

Report finds 149 million children four or younger suffer stunting and that malnutrition costs the world $3.5tr yearly....

Agriculture & Nutrition

Malnutrition in Humanitarian Crises: The Will to End a Preventable Disease

October 10, 2019 by Muriel Bassil

October 10, 2019 Disasters of any kind can disrupt food sources for proper nutrition, which is vital for growth, development, and good health. Malnutrition is a common but overlooked consequence of the humanitarian crises that so often re...

October 10, 2019
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Agriculture & Nutrition

A Shadowy Industry Group Shapes Food Policy Around the World

by Andrew Jacobs New York Times

When the Indian government bowed to powerful food companies last year and postponed its decision to put red warning labels on unhealthy packaged food, officials also sought to placate critics of the delay by creating an expert panel to review the pro...

October 10, 2019
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United States

Our Food is Killing Too Many of Us

by Dariush Mozaffarian and Dan Glickman New York Times

Improving American nutrition would make the biggest impact on our health care....

October 8, 2019
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United States

Knowing more about money can help strengthen food security, too

by Nusaiba Mizan Green Bay Press-Gazette

In Wisconsin, Catholic Charities is help those with limited incomes learn financial literacy which can help with food security....

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October 7, 2019
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United States

In Stockton, Early Clues Emerge About Impact of Guaranteed Income

by Sarah Holder City Lab

Researchers in California are providing $500 per month to a selected group of low-income recipients and tracking their spending. Eight months into the 18-month program, they've found that 40% of tracked money was spent on food....

United States

Our Food Is Killing Too Many of Us

October 4, 2019 by Dariush Mozaffarian and Dan Glickman New York Times

Dr. Dariush Mozaffarian, dean of the Tufts Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, and Mr. ...

September 30, 2019
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United States

Texas Hunger Initiative Launches Baylor Collaborative on Hunger and Poverty

by Lori Fogleman Baylor University

Newly named collaborative will become the umbrella entity for THI, as well as interdisciplinary research, Global Hunger and Migration Project and Hunger Data Lab...

September 17, 2019
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Americas

Trump Froze Aid To Guatemala. Now Programs Are Shutting Down

by Tim McDonnell NPR

Programs supporting agricultural development and providing extra cash for food are closing....

September 15, 2019
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United States

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

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....

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