Advocates hope that New York’s size and visibility will add more momentum and help pass similar legislation targeting food waste and hunger across the country.
An estimated 149.2 million—22 percent—of children under five years of age suffer from stunting.
Ukrainian farmers report that inputs ranging from seeds and labor to veterinary medications and livestock feed are in short supply.
Russia’s war against Ukraine has resulted in the third global food price spike in 15 years.
Unless action is taken to enable food exports from Ukraine, economist Vitalii Dankevych predicts that the world will see a humanitarian crisis.
When the COVID-19 public health emergency ends July 15, 2022, millions of U.S. college students will lose crucial food assistance programs like SNAP.
The number of malnourished people may rise by more than 8 million in the coming year as a result of Russia’s war on Ukraine.
Food system advocates and policymakers called for changes that support farmers, address system inequities, and take a holistic approach to food systems.