“I believe that no one wants children to go hungry. Nobody wants families to go hungry,” says Rev. Eugene Cho. “Nobody wants farmers in urban and rural contexts to go hungry.”
Congress Passes the Food Donation Improvement Act
The Food Donation Improvement Act will make it easier for food businesses to donate healthy, safe surplus food to those in need.
A New Proposal Would Restructure the Food and Drug Administration
U.S. policymakers introduced The Food Safety Administration Act of 2022, which aims to establish a separate agency to govern food safety.
Fighting Food Waste and Food Insecurity Through Legislation
During a recent event on Capitol Hill, lawmakers, policy experts, and advocates fighting food waste called on Congress to pass legislation that can help keep surplus food out of landfills and redirect it to those in need. The event was…
Climate Change Threatens American Workers’ Health, Report Says
A recent report details the devastating effects of climate change on the health and safety of American workers.
New on the Podcast: Tom Colicchio and Irving Fain on Vertical Farming to Create a Sustainable and Safe Food System
Chef and Restaurateur Tom Colicchio and CEO of Bowery Farming Irving Fain discuss vertical farming and the ways that a localized farming model can create community resilience.
New Bill to Reduce Food Waste Enters Congress
Congress introduced a new bill to create a unified food date label system across the United States to reduce consumer confusion and stop unnecessary food waste.
Our Understanding of Food Isn’t Good Enough in D.C.
As part of Food Tank’s first bi-monthly event on Capitol Hill on May 10, moderator Frank Sesno sat down with Congresswoman Chellie Pingree, Geeta Sethi, and Norbert Wilson to talk about the areas of the food system that policies must address for improved health world-wide.