Report finds 149 million children four or younger suffer stunting and that malnutrition costs the world $3.5tr yearly.
In Wisconsin, Catholic Charities is help those with limited incomes learn financial literacy which can help with food security.
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.
Dr. Dariush Mozaffarian, dean of the Tufts Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, and Mr. secretary of agriculture from 1995 to 2001, write that the United States must address the food system and make it a base for health care.
Newly named collaborative will become the umbrella entity for THI, as well as interdisciplinary research, Global Hunger and Migration Project and Hunger Data Lab
Programs supporting agricultural development and providing extra cash for food are closing.
Ross Outten, director of The Friendship Center, a Chicago food pantry, writes that more compassion should be shown to those in need.
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 food insecurity occurred during President Donald Trump’s time in office, yet anti-hunger advocates hasten to say that Trump may well undo gains against hunger with his administration’s efforts to cut food-stamp benefits.
Food Tank highlights eight ways that innovators are solving the issue of post-harvest food loss in developing countries.
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.