The ninth largest economy in the entire world is currently experiencing “its longest and deepest recession in recorded history”, and in a country right next door people are being encouraged to label […]
I have to admit – of all the holidays on our calendar, Thanksgiving is one of my favorites. It is a time to gather with family and friends, and it is a […]
Is the United States the most wasteful nation on the entire planet? We are all certainly guilty of wasting food. Whether it is that little bit that you don’t want to eat […]
In the richest country in the world, nearly 1 in 6 Americans go to bed hungry. As the holiday season of giving approaches, the slow recovery from the 2008 recession and cuts […]
One out of every nine people in the world does not have enough food to eat. An annual report from the United Nations released Tuesday estimates that 805 million people suffer from “chronic undernourishment.” The UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization warned that “food-insecurity” remains “unacceptably high” in certain developing economies.
The Ebola outbreak is putting food harvests in West Africa “at serious risk”, the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) warns. It has raised a special alert for Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea, the three countries worst affected. Rice and maize production will be particularly affected during the coming harvest season, says the FAO.
New York City’s hunger problem is now a crisis, according to those who work with people who need help. One in six New Yorkers is now living in a home where there […]