Food, Agriculture & Nutrition, General/Other News
News and information on the role that government, small business, the nonprofit sector and philanthropy play in creating healthy and vibrant communities.
In the March issues of the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, new studies from Salud America! The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Research Network to Prevent Obesity Among Latino Children...more
The Taos County Economic Development Corp. of Taos have partnered with the First Nations Development Institute of Larchmont, Colo. to establish the formation of the Native American Food Sovereignty...more
Ali Jawad, a 22-year-old business student and volunteer at a Muslim food bank in London, sees people picking up packaged goods to feed themselves for the next week.
Food banks in the UK are...more
A House bill is awaiting final approval in the Senate that would exclude volunteers from the requirement to carry a food handler's permit to serve meals to the homeless.
Initiated by Rep. Steve...more
According to a study published Online First by JAMA Pediatrics, parent and child conversations that delve on weight and size are linked with an increased risk for unhealthy weight-control...more
The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Small Business Innovation Research welcomes science-based small business firms to submit research applications.
The research will focus on the...more
Owner Mason Wartman of Rosa's Fresh Pizza urges customers to leave sticky notes of encouragement for the homeless after making $1 donations for slices of pizza.
The sticky notes used to be how...more
The 2009 Recovery Act's temporary boost to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) has expired, resulting in benefit cuts for many program participants, especially children and families...more
According to a new study by the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, school cafeterias may serve healthy food options but young schoolchildren often barely put it on their trays and eat...more