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Family child care homes (FCCHs) are a favored child care choice for parents of young children in the U.S. Most FCCH providers purchase and prepare foods for the children in their care. Although FCCH providers can receive monetary support from the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP), a federal ...

Author(s)
Francis, L.; Perrin, N.; Curriero, F. C.; Black, M. M.; Allen, J. K.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 2022, 19, 11,
Abstract

Background: /Objectives: The rise of the pandemic of the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) has upset the diet and lifestyle of individuals. This study was designed to highlight the choices of individuals across different ages to quantify food consumption using the Food Consumption Score, to assess...

Author(s)
Kritthika Gonella; Nayak, S. P.; Meenakshi Garg; Kotebagilu, N. P.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Clinical Epidemiology and Global Health, 2022, 15,
Abstract

To address food insecurity, community-based food pantries typically distribute food to area residents using a prefilled bag/box of items (traditional method), or by allowing clients to select items (client-choice method). Prior efforts have found client-choice pantries are often preferred by...

Author(s)
Carroll, K. A.; Schichtl, R.; Allbritton, L.
Publisher
Food Distribution Research Society, Inc., USA
Citation
Journal of Food Distribution Research, 2022, 53, 1, pp 3-4
Abstract

Many of today's food crises are linked to war and violent conflicts. This paper elaborates four logics of war that have an impact on food insecurity: (a) destruction; (b) conflict-induced displacement; (c) food control; (d) hunger as a "weapon of war". These logics explain why governments or...

Author(s)
Kemmerling, B.; Schetter, C.; Wirkus, L.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Global Food Security, 2022, 33,
Abstract

This paper aims to better understand the resilience and further entrenchment of food aid through food banks in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. During the first months of the pandemic in the Netherlands, concerns quickly rose about the number of people falling into conditions of food...

Author(s)
Dekkinga, P.; Horst, H. van der; Andriessen, T.
Publisher
Springer, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Food Security, 2022, 14, 3, pp 781-789
Abstract

Background: The current COVID-19 pandemic has put millions of people, especially children at risk of protein-energy malnutrition (PEM) by pushing them into poverty and disrupting the global food supply chain. The thymus is severely affected by nutritional deficiencies and is known as a barometer of ...

Author(s)
Chiang, K. C.; Kalantar-Zadeh, K.; Ajay Gupta
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Nutrition and Health, 2022, 28, 2, pp 199-206
Abstract

Background: Several published studies have reported an association between participation in a food assistance program and greater prevalence of overweight/obesity. Our aim was to compare nutritional status and nutrient consumption between workers from manufacturing companies participant and...

Author(s)
Costa, R. M.; Bezerra, I. W. L.; Torres, K. G.; Pereira, G. S.; Souza, A. M. de; Oliveira, A. G.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Public Health, 2022, 22, 1125,
Abstract

The adoption of climate-adaptive agricultural practices (CAAPs) among resource-poor smallholder households is typically hindered by liquidity and risk constraints. Using an inverse probability weighted estimator that uses three waves of nationally representative panel survey data from Ethiopia,...

Author(s)
Ignaciuk, A.; Malevolti, G.; Scognamillo, A.; Sitko, N. J.
Publisher
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Rome, Italy
Citation
FAO Agricultural Development Economics Working Paper, 2022, 22-02, pp vi + 46 pp.
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Solutions to food security issues at all levels typically include a call for more and better data. This paper finds that food security data problems are only partially remedied by gathering more data or applying new and innovative metrics. Examination of various research in Ghana covering published ...

Author(s)
Rancatore, J.
Publisher
Research Committee on Sociology of Agriculture and Food (RC40), Toronto, Canada
Citation
International Journal of Sociology of Agriculture and Food, 2022, 28, 1, pp 59-72
Abstract

This article explores the impact of Universal Credit (UC) on a group of formerly homeless people who were forcibly made to experience a system of full of errors and government that, in their view, did not care. The experience of a marginalised and vulnerable group with complex needs allows one to...

Author(s)
Oliveira, B. B. de
Publisher
Wiley, Boston, USA
Citation
Journal of Community Psychology, 2022, 50, 5, pp 2458-2474

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