The US Department of Agriculture (USDA), US Agency for International Development (USAID), and US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are launching the Food Safety for Food Security Partnership, also known as FS4FS.
On Oct. 5, The Fresh Market launched a fundraiser to provide relief in the aftermath of Hurricane Ian. The supermarket retailer has promised to match up to $100,000 in roundup donations to provide fresh meals to those who have been impacted by the hurricane.
The White House conference on hunger, nutrition and health held Sept. 28 addressed several issues affecting the food industry, including front-of-package labeling, voluntary sodium reduction targets and potential voluntary added sugar reduction targets. Investing in school meals and the Supplemental Nutrition Association Program (SNAP) also was covered.
As a partner of the Oklahoma Pork Council and the Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestry, Seaboard Foods donated 1,000 lbs of ham to the Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma in support of Hunger Action Month.
Tyson Foods Inc. announced on Sept. 7 that it would commit $2.5 million to address food insecurity by partnering with Feeding America member food banks to provide greater access to protein in communities facing hunger.