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‘Without Empathy, Nothing Works.’ Chef José Andrés Wants to Feed the World Through the Pandemic

by Sean Gregory Time March 30, 2020

Chef and humanitarian José Andrés continues to feed people through his World Central Kitchen charity...

DC Greens is Helping Residents Eat Better Through Social Justice

by Katie Howell Food Tank March 27, 2020

In Washington, DC, a local organization called DC Greens is helping residents purchase fresh, healthy produce....

USDA fights to purge food stamps recipients despite pandemic

by Ashraf Khalil Associated Press March 23, 2020

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is appealing a court ruling that temporarily stops a set of changes that would have taken effect on April 1. Currently able-bodied adults without dependents must show they've worked at least 80 hours per month for more than three months in a 36-month period to stay...

José Andrés: We Have a Food Crisis Unfolding Out of Sight

by José Andrés The New York Times March 23, 2020

Chef and World Central Kitchen founder José Andrés writes that the US should mobilize restaurant workers to help ensure everyone is fed during the coronavirus crisis....

Joe Burrow’s Heisman speech is a call to action on food insecurity

by Dr. Harold Paz CNN December 28, 2019

Dr. Harold Paz, CEO of The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and executive vice president and chancellor for Health Affairs at Ohio State University, writes about food insecurity in Ohio....

How To Reduce Food Waste

by Allison Aubrey NPR December 16, 2019

5 ways to reduce food waste...

The Ripple Effects of Taking SNAP Benefits From One Person

by Maggie Dickinson The Atlantic December 15, 2019

Revoking the SNAP benefits from "able-bodied adults without dependents" affects a wider circle of people...

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Trump Administration Tightens Work Requirements for SNAP

by Laura Reiley The Washington Post December 4, 2019

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....

Trump administration proposals could cause millions to lose food stamps

by Phil McCausland NBC News December 1, 2019

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....

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

by Karen Connelly Rice Fresh Water November 11, 2019

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....