Corporate concentration in the US food system makes food more expensive and less accessible for many Americans
Food production in the US is heavily concentrated in the hands of a small number of large agribusiness companies. That's been good for shareholders, but not for consumers.
Feb. 8, 2021 • ~10 min
A food policy researcher helps make sense of the lexicon of US food policy terms, and explains how they relate to racial justice.
Feb. 2, 2021 • ~8 min
18 million US children are at risk of hunger: How is the problem being addressed and what more can be done?
An estimated 1 in 4 US children have trouble getting enough to eat at least sometimes. We asked four scholars for their insights..
Jan. 11, 2021 • ~13 min
The boxes and bags people get from food pantries contain healthier food than you might suspect.
Dec. 17, 2020 • ~6 min
As schools in the US moved online or to hybrid models due to COVID-19, jurisdictions failed to provide a comprehensive plan to fight food insecurity.
Dec. 14, 2020 • ~4 min
Dayton Children’s Hospital has begun to screen patients and their families for food insecurity, referring many of them to its 'Food Pharm.'
Dec. 14, 2020 • ~3 min
Increasing rates of food insecurity are associated with an increase in cardiovascular death rates. Experts say COVID-19 could exacerbate the problem.
Nov. 11, 2020 • ~4 min
Even before COVID-19, one in seven adults between the ages of 50 and 80 faced food insecurity because of cost or other issues, a poll shows.
May 13, 2020 • ~6 min
Children may be more aware of their family's food insecurity than parents give them credit for, a new study indicates.
Feb. 28, 2020 • ~3 min
New research in Denmark highlights the consequences of food insecurity.
Dec. 24, 2018 • ~3 min