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2021-07-13 19:41:47
by Dan McCue
House Rules Committee to Host Roundtable on Hunger Crisis

WASHINGTON - The House Rules Committee will hold a roundtable examining local innovations in combating hunger on Thursday, at 3:30... Read More

WASHINGTON - The House Rules Committee will hold a roundtable examining local innovations in combating hunger on Thursday, at 3:30 p.m. The event is the fifth in a series of committee events highlighting the reality of food insecurity in America... Read More

2021-04-21 20:32:47
by TWN Staff
America’s Hunger Crisis to be Focus of Rules Committee Hearing

WASHINGTON - The House Rules Committee will take up the issue of food insecurity next week with the first of... Read More

WASHINGTON - The House Rules Committee will take up the issue of food insecurity next week with the first of an anticipated series of hearings on what Committee Chair James McGovern is calling “the hunger crisis in this country.” The... Read More

2021-03-24 13:13:58
by Daniel Mollenkamp
America Pledges $80 Million in Aid for Sahel Crisis

At the Coalition for the Sahel Ministerial on Friday, Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs David Hale announced American... Read More

At the Coalition for the Sahel Ministerial on Friday, Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs David Hale announced American commitments of more than $80 million for relief to the crisis in the central Sahel. Of the $80 million in... Read More

Hunger Is Threatening to Kill More People Than COVID This Year

The world is hurtling toward an unprecedented hunger crisis. As many as 132 million more people than previously projected could... Read More

The world is hurtling toward an unprecedented hunger crisis. As many as 132 million more people than previously projected could go hungry in 2020, and this year’s gain may be more than triple any increase this century. The pandemic is... Read More

2020-09-02 13:47:51
by Dan McCue
At Tyson Foods, Pandemic Inspires Massive Effort to Address Food Insecurity

SPRINGDALE, Ark. - The COVID-19 pandemic put everyone through changes. But for large companies, particularly those in the business of... Read More

SPRINGDALE, Ark. - The COVID-19 pandemic put everyone through changes. But for large companies, particularly those in the business of providing Americans with something to eat, the challenges that needed to be addressed, quickly, were far ranging and complex. A... Read More

2020-07-23 20:30:45
by Reece Nations
Massachusetts Designating Millions to Combat Pandemic Induced Food Insecurity

As part of a $36 million food security program, Massachusetts’ executive administration unveiled $3 million in grants for residents suffering... Read More

As part of a $36 million food security program, Massachusetts’ executive administration unveiled $3 million in grants for residents suffering from urgent food instability due to the coronavirus pandemic. Gov. Charlie Baker and Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito announced Wednesday the... Read More

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