Food Security: Definition and General Information Document List
Updated/Revised Date: 2022-04-14
Summary: Although some of these documents from our Food Security Information category may have since been updated, re-written, replaced, or revised, they are sorted below by their original publish date. The most recent publications are listed at the top of the table with older articles being listed in descending order by the date they were created.
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Food Security Information Publications - (65 Articles)
Jasmin Peschke finds it essential to look beyond the ingredients and understand food quality as an expression of the relationship with the lifeworld.
Large-scale population displacements, armed attacks and high levels of food insecurity have contributed to a humanitarian emergency in the 3 border zone of Burkina Faso, Mali and Niger.
United Nations Global World Food Safety Awareness Day occurs annually on 7th June and aims to strengthen efforts to ensure food we eat is safe.
Worsening land degradation by human activities undermining well-being of 40% of humanity, driving species extinctions and intensifying climate change. It is also a major contributor to mass human migration and increased conflict.
Flint children's blood lead levels were nearly three times higher almost a decade before the year of the Flint water crisis, new research shows.
Screening for food insecurity at pediatrician's office is effective, but fear of Child Protective Services and complicated referral process could be barriers to food insecure families getting help they need.
Research team finds majority of Legionnaires disease cases that occurred during 2014-15 outbreak in Genesee County, Michigan, attributed to change in of the City of Flint drinking water supply to the Flint River.
Study demonstrates cricket farming can be a sustainable means of producing animal source foods from commercial insect production.
Institute for Global Food Security finds 50% of baby rice food products still contain an illegal level of inorganic arsenic.
KFC U.S. announces by the end of 2018 all chicken purchased by KFC will be raised without antibiotics important to human medicine.
FDA and EPA issue final fish consumption advice and chart for pregnant women and others to choose from healthy and safe options.
U.S. Census Bureau reports around 10.5 million people in the U.S. occupy households classified as having low or very low food security.
Policy improvements to federal food assistance programs would help treat hunger in United States.
Research results provide data required to develop efforts to reduce amount of food U.S. consumers toss in the garbage each year.
Research and Action Center report finds U.S. makes progress addressing food hardship, but still millions of Americans live in households that struggle to afford food.
Closing the Senior SNAP Gap by helping strengthen food assistance for low-income, food-insecure seniors.
New study links inadequate intake of amino acids in diet to debilitating condition that affects millions worldwide.
General information regarding types of Botulism, a neurotoxin that causes flaccid paralysis of muscles.
ETH Zurich demonstrate how to build resilience into existing food systems creating higher level of food security using decision making models, big data, and information technology.
Research reveals 47% of edible seafood supply is lost each year, mainly from consumer waste.
Explanation of opposition to genetically modified organisms, despite positive contributions GM crops have made to agriculture.
UN report warns without new water-related investments societies worldwide will confront rising desperation and conflicts over the essential resource.
White potatoes should be eligible for purchase with vouchers issued by Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Woman, Infants, and Children (WIC).
Naturally occurring arsenic in private wells threatens people in many U.S. states and parts of Canada.
Most of the current secondary maximum contaminant levels implemented by the EPA are more than 50 years old.
Information regarding drugs and personal care products used in daily lives that are contaminating drinking water supplies.
Seniors who are food insecure reported higher incidence of diabetes, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, heart attack, gum disease, and a host of other health problems than adults their age who are food secure.
GM crops to be debated by leading authorities at Queens University Belfast as part of Food Integrity and Traceability Conference.
Study shows food quality is declining under the rising levels of atmospheric carbon dioxide that we are experiencing.
Study reveals many students not getting enough healthy food to eat due to rising costs, more low-income and first-generation students attending college.
Document looks at the potential health risk to humans from nanotechnology based products contaminating fresh produce and other food products.
Article looks at the use of Potassium nitrate and possible forms of birth defects caused by consumption of nitrates in water during pregnancy.
Information and examples regarding possible health risks of consuming genetically modified foods in America.
Aspartame accounts for more than 75% of the adverse reactions to food additives reported by the FDA.
Restructuring SNAP would likely lead to more food insecurity says Craig Gundersen a professor of agricultural and consumer economics at Illinois.
Antibiotic residues in uncured pepperoni or salami meat potent enough to weaken helpful bacteria added to the sausage to make it safe for consumption.
Information and eligibility for US food stamps now known as The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).
Concentrations of arsenic in commercial food products containing organic brown rice syrup including infant formula, cereal energy bars, and high energy foods used by athletes.
Prolonged ingestion of fluoride may cause significant damage to health and particularly to the nervous system.
Harmful mineral oils from the printing inks used on cardboard can migrate into food if recycled cardboard is used for food packaging.
Food safety concerns with the recent account of an outbreak of deadly E. coli in Germany initially identified as coming from bean sprouts.
Sulfites, an additive used to make food last longer and look fresher, are making millions of people miserable and causing some to get very sick.
Access to healthy food will benefit the health of the environment and the people consuming it.
Drug-resistant strains of Staphylococcus Aureus present in meat and poultry from American grocery stores at unexpectedly high rates.
Study identifies the county-level distribution of over 50 million food-insecure Americans.
Dietary Guidelines emphasis on importance of food safety and role individuals in keeping foodborne illness out of homes.
Climate projections show human health impacts possible within 30 years as studies demonstrate potential increases in waterborne toxins and microbes.
Government regulators could assess the value of improving food safety if they considered that consumers typically want to avoid getting sick.
Greater food insecurity from recession poses increased risk to low income individuals with diabetes.
Helping state and local regulatory agencies defend against and respond quickly to threats to food supply and outbreaks of foodborne diseases.
FDA pledged to work closely with governments and operators of restaurants grocery stores and other food service establishments to prevent illness from contaminated food.
Research study confirms infants fed formula reconstituted with fluoridated water are at greater risk of developing discolored teeth (dental fluorosis).
Study suggests adverse effects on children's intellectual abilities due to manganese in drinking water.
Listeria bacteria can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections, particularly in the elderly and pregnant women.
The American Dietetic Association has published an updated position paper on food insecurity in the United States.
Chicago-based Company Leads World in Production of Salmonella-Free Safe Eggs.
Information on Salmonella a type of food poisoning causing gastroenteritis diarrhea and other complications.
CDC Report Looks at Foods and Foodborne Agents Associated with Outbreaks in the United States.
New study suggests re-framing the issue helps people better understand and relate to climate problem.
Study finds that simple 2-question survey can better identify hungry children.
Caught on video camera how safe is the food we get from restaurants cafeterias and other food-service providers.
Facts and information on effects of global warming and climate changes affecting agriculture output health and quality of life.
Data strongly suggests GM maize varieties induce a state of hepatorenal toxicity.
Genetically modified foods information including list of GM foods with DNA changes and pros and cons of GM food.
Latest information on food safety for consumers and families to receive food recalls.
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