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Grocery price spikes leading to swelling food bank demand, calls for fresh action

Amid a historic demand for food assistance both here and abroad, industry leaders are looking for ac a crisis response plan to emerge from the White House’s Conference on Hunger, Nutrition and Health, new conversations in the upcoming farm bill and solutions for Ukrainian exports. The Arab Spring in 2007 will pale in comparison to the impact the war in Ukraine will have on the global food supply, warns one Newsmaker panelist.
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USDA examining future of food boxes

The Department of Agriculture is reviewing whether and how to continue the Farmers to Families Food Box program, as the effort begins to wind down after serving a critical — but often criticized — role during the still continuing food crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Government struggles to relieve pandemic-driven hunger

The $900 billion COVID relief bill, passed in late December, is providing new funding for programs to help feed the millions of people whose jobs have been lost to the pandemic, but anti-hunger advocates say more help is needed and have already turned to Congress and the incoming Biden administration for help.
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