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The Impact of COVID-19 on the Food Supply & Feeding the Hungry

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This article was written by Kaitlin Bradshaw and originally published by Waste 360 on May 7, 2020.  The COVID-19 pandemic has caused several kinks in the food supply chain, making the recovery of excess food more difficult at a time when […]

Letter: Amid COVID-19 Pandemic, 100+ Organizations Urge GOP Officials to Drop Case Threatening the Affordable Care Act

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 Despite unprecedented health and economic crises, Attorney General William Barr and 18 state officials still want the Supreme Court to strike down the entire Affordable Care Act in California v. Texas. Given the enormous challenges posed by the novel coronavirus, […]

Jeff Bezos says ordering groceries online is better for the planet. Is he right?

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This article was written by Maddie Stone and originally published by Grist on May 1, 2020. The coronavirus pandemic has transformed how Americans get our food. We’re no longer going to restaurants; we’re limiting our trips to the grocery store. Many […]

Coming to a grocery store near you: meat shortages

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This article was written by Janelle Nanos and originally published by The Boston Globe on April 29, 2020.  Gary Holland is a carnivore: He’s on a first-name basis with the meat manager at his local Market Basket, and gets special […]

Rethinking Food Insecurity During a Pandemic: An Equity-Based Approach

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Originally published on April 25, 2020 by Jurist. Written by Arvind Suresh and Matthew Fischer, edited by Gabrielle Wast. In just a few weeks, COVID-19 has overwhelmed the world and drastically changed our lives. Arvind Suresh, a medical student and […]

Puerto Rico Lifts Barriers to Accessing Hepatitis C Treatment

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Increasing access to treatment will help Puerto Rico eliminate hepatitis C and improve treatment options for more than one million Puerto Ricans. April 27, 2020 – The National Viral Hepatitis Roundtable (NVHR), a national coalition working to eliminate viral hepatitis, and […]

INSIGHT: Just When It’s Most Critical, Republicans Seek End of Affordable Care Act

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Originally published on April 23, 2020 in Bloomberg Law. Written by Robert Greenwald and Will Dobbs-Allsopp, HLS Law Student. The Affordable Care Act remains one of our best resources in the struggle to contain the coronavirus. The White House and […]

Farmers and Ranchers to Receive $19 Billion Economic Rescue Package

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Originally published on April 18, 2020 by KCBS Radio. On Friday, President Donald Trump announced a $19 billion economic rescue package for some of our most essential workers: farmers and ranchers. To learn more, KCBS Radio news anchor Ted Ramey […]

Telemundo 44 Interviews Professor Emily Broad Leib on Expiration Date Labels

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Originally published on April 16, 2020 by Telemundo Washington DC

Coronavirus Could Usher In A New Era Of Local, Sustainable Eating

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Originally published on April 10, 2020 by HuffPost. Written by Olivia Paschal Small farms are finding new ways to stay in business as the pandemic shuts down farmers markets and restaurants. Karin Velez counts herself lucky. Wolf Creek Family Farm, […]