Hunger in the News

May 20, 2016
by Dan Michel

Should Pediatricians Ask Parents If They're Poor? | NPR

The stress of living in poverty can affect a child's well-being - particularly when it comes to getting enough to eat. The American Academy of Pediatricians is urging its members to ask if families are struggling financially as a way to give full care to their patients.

See why this question is so important for doctors  >>


Angel of the Street | Woman's Day

Woman's Day magazine has been a long supporter of Feeding America and the issue of hunger. In their most recent issue, they profiled Jessie May Brown - an 88-year-old, food-insecure senior that still finds a way to help her community.

Meet Jessie  >>


Changes to the Nutrition Facts Label | FDA

The Federal Drug Administration announced that the nutrition label of foods will be changing to give more focus to getting consumers the information they need quickly in addition to being transparent about the added sugars in the food we eat. The change was announced at the Partnership for a Healthier America Summit where First Lady Michelle Obama was the keynote speaker.

See the changes to the nutrition label >>


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