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Nine Quotes and Questions to Guide The Food System Through This Year

After a year of conversations with incredible thought leaders from across the food system, we’re rounding up nine key questions they raised that will helps us think through the next year of food system transformation.

Report Reveals Need for Prioritizing Nutritious Food Donations

A recent report from the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) finds that no federal policies and few state policies affecting food bank donations currently prioritize nutrition.

South Carolina-Based Organization Creates Access to Healthy, Fresh Foods With Affordable Produce Boxes

In South Carolina, FoodShare SC aims to tackle food insecurity and increase produce consumption for communities who face limited access to affordable and fresh, nutritious foods.

The USDA’s New Rule Seeks Standardized Label for Bioengineered Foods

A new rule from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) now requires all food manufacturers and importers to disclose information about bioengineered (BE) food and BE food ingredients. Under the National Bioengineered Food Disclosure Standard (NBFDS), foods marked as having…

Biden-Harris Administration Announces US$1 Billion Investment to Break Up Big Meat

The Biden-Harris Administration will invest US$1 billion in order to create a fairer, more competitive, and more resilient meat and poultry supply chain.

How Tastes Will Be Changing in 2022: A Look into the Near Future

Here are some of the top food systems trends we should prepare for.

Lebanese Grassroots Food Security Initiative Fosters Agricultural Self-Sufficiency

Despite growing food insecurity in Lebanon, the grassroots initiative Ardi Ardak—”my land, your land”—aims to cultivate agricultural self-sufficiency and support market access, providing community-supported solutions during Lebanon’s current socio-economic crisis.

New Study Highlights Traditional Foods as Foundational to the Health and Well-Being of Indigenous Peoples

The study underscores the health and nutrition disparities experienced by the First Nations peoples of Canada.

19 Cookbooks for Food Justice and Sustainability

These books can help readers tackle food waste, learn about foraging, and find new recipes to help them through the weekdays.

Food For Free Rescues Food for Those Who Need It

The organization worked with some of their community’s most vulnerable members, providing food, social interaction, and a sense of security.