Posts Tagged 'Food Policy'

Invest in CUNY Students by Addressing Campus Food Insecurity

Posted on April 28th, 2021 · Posted in Student Forum

Giving up food to feed a child. Choosing a MetroCard over a meal. These are some of the stories that researchers have collected on student food insecurity at the City…  

Addressing Food Waste on a National Scale

Posted on December 9th, 2019 · Posted in Student Forum

Food waste is a large problem in the United States. According to the USDA, 133 billion pounds of food were wasted in 2010; that food was worth approximately $161 billion. …  

Food Deserts: From a Local to a Global Crisis

Posted on May 2nd, 2016 · Posted in Student Forum

Imagine what life would be like if our only food options were what we could find at our local McDonald’s. Unfortunately, this is already a reality for many New Yorkers….  

RH Faculty Associates, Freudenberg, Leung, Angotti analyze how cities can reduce diet-related diseases and food insecurity

Posted on April 27th, 2015 · Posted in Faculty Associates News, Publication News

What role can cities play in food policy? A new series of papers in the April issue of the British journal Public Health by Hunter College faculty and their international…  

Reducing Your Carbon Footprint Through Diet

Posted on May 29th, 2014 · Posted in Student Forum

In the year 2008, approximately 56 billion land animals were slaughtered for human consumption. If population and meat consumption continue to increase at the current rates, this number is expected…  

P-cubed News: From the Director’s Desk – The Paradox of Food Policy

Millions of Americans will sit down with friends and families this week at a Thanksgiving table laden with more food than anyone could possibly eat. While we bask in the…