In Boulder, Colorado, officials realized there were many people who needed access to fruits and vegetables but didn't qualify for federal food assistance.
Weight-loss medications tamp down hunger — often dramatically — causing some people to lose the pleasure of communing over food at a festive family meal.
17 million U.S. households were food insecure in 2022. That's 3.5 million more than the prior year. Families with children and people of color experienced higher than average rates of food insecurity.
Some members want to use the package for changes that could expand or limit access to the country's biggest food safety net program.
The White House is working with private companies like DoorDash and Instacart to try to make healthy food more accessible. It also named Olympic athletes to a council focused on nutrition.
Dusty camps of displaced people have sprung up on the outskirts of cities. They ran from their homes because of drought, famine and fighting that involves the militant group al-Shabaab.
Baidoa, surrounded by Al-Shabab militants, is at the heart of Somalia's worst drought in 40 years. Aid groups warn of impending famine. "The needs are overwhelming," says a UNICEF specialist.
International aid groups are warning of a catastrophic food crisis, as Somalia faces what could be its worst drought in 40 years. Nearly 2 million children are suffering from malnutrition.
At World Food Programme distribution sites, "Everybody tells us, 'Last winter was difficult, but we have no idea how we will get through the coming winter,'" says a WFP spokesperson in Kabul.
The Biden administration wants to end hunger in the U.S. in eight years. At a conference on Sept. 28, the White House will unveil its plan.