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How the SSA Food Assistance Change Impacts SSI Beneficiaries

The Social Security Administration (SSA) recently announced a new change for Supplemental Security Income, or SSI beneficiaries. This new change ... Read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkApr 15th, 2024

4 ways the government shutdown impacts food in America

The government shutdown has wide-ranging ramifications on food safety and assistance programs, plus it's putting a freeze on the release of new.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayJan 10th, 2019

The Purpose Of War According To George Orwell (1984)

The Purpose Of War According To George Orwell (1984) Some food for thought from George Orwell's '1984'... Does anything really ever change? (emphasis ours) The primary aim of modern warfare is to use u.....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytApr 17th, 2024

General Mills VC chief John Haugen on investment strategy, Covid-19"s impact on food

The packaged food industry has seen "five years of change" in the year since the Covid-19 pandemic struck, says the head of the venture capital arm of General Mills. Here's how his company is planning for the post-Covid marketplace......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 6th, 2021

Sustainable aviation fuels get big boost from state Legislature

A bill passed on Sunday "creates an incentive for fuel producers to transition to cleaner fuels and focus on the impacts of climate change," an industry representative says. "Those who don’t will be left behind.".....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 28th, 2021

Biden administration reverses Trump decision, will provide $1 billion a month more in emergency food assistance

Biden USDA reverses Trump administration decision, providing $1 billion per month more in emergency food assistance.....»»

Category: topSource: washpostApr 2nd, 2021

White House says the US has offered help to re-open Suez Canal: "We"re tracking the situation very closely"

"We do see some potential impacts on energy markets," Psaki said. "Obviously, that's one of the reasons we offered assistance." They're trying their best. Satellite image ©2021 Maxar T.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 26th, 2021

America has a valuable chance to reimagine our food system as a force to combat climate change

Under a more progressive administration, now is the time to rethink our food and agriculture industries into a tool that fights climate change. .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 27th, 2021

Tom Vilsack confirmed by the Senate for a second stint as Agriculture Secretary at a time of growing food insecurity because of the pandemic

The former Iowa Governor served in the same role for eight years in the Obama Administration, and has pledged to focus on racial justice and climate change......»»

Category: topSource: washpostFeb 23rd, 2021

Next Avenue: Food supply, insect-borne diseases, scammers and more: How to prepare for climate change

There will be chaos, and much of it has actually already begun. The author of a book on the subject offers advice and a surprisingly positive outlook......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 22nd, 2021

: What minimum-wage increases did to McDonald’s restaurants — and their employees

A Princeton economist looked at the impacts of wage increases over five years at U.S. McDonald's fast-food restaurants......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 30th, 2021

: ‘They are in this situation through no fault of their own’: Biden boosts food benefits for poor Americans

12 million Americans receiving Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits will see an increase under President Joe Biden's executive order......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 24th, 2021

: ‘They are in this situation through no fault of their own’: Biden signs executive order to boost food benefits for poor Americans

12 million Americans receiving Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits will see an increase under President Joe Biden's executive order......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 22nd, 2021

The new math of cold storage: Online food shopping, pharma fueling CRE"s hottest asset class

Covid-19 vaccines that require very specific temperatures have put cold-storage in the spotlight. But the sector has seen little vacancy for years, and industrial real estate experts don’t expect that to change — even after the pandemic is in the past......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 7th, 2021

Trump signs bipartisan coronavirus relief bill after calling on Congress to approve $2,000 stimulus checks

The negotiated rescue package contained $600 stimulus checks, federal unemployment aid, food and rental assistance, as well as education fundin.....»»

Category: worldSource: nytDec 27th, 2020

Indigo Ag joins Facebook, LinkedIn, Google in World Bank initiative

Indigo Ag — the Cambridge-based agriculture-technology startup that fights climate change through sustainable farming practices — can write another item on its to-do list: combating the global food shortage. On May 14, the company announced i.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 14th, 2020

This is how dining in McDonald"s restaurants will change due to coronavirus

To prevent the spread of the coronavirus, fast food giant McDonald's will introduce several new safety standar.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayMay 13th, 2020

California hospitals ask governor for $1 billion ‘lifeline’

Hospitals worry that if they can't get immediate financial assistance, the long-term impacts could be devastating......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 12th, 2020

Thousands of Illinois families with mixed immigration status have been denied stimulus checks. Lawsuits and lawmakers push to change ‘these inequities.’

Illinois lawmakers are urging Congress to strike language in the federal relief package that denies financial assistance to U.S. cit.....»»

Category: topSource: chicagotribuneMay 12th, 2020

As families denied stimulus checks because of mixed immigration status turn to federal courts, Rep. Jesus ‘Chuy’ Garcia asks Congress to change the provision

Illinois lawmakers are urging Congress to roll back a part of the federal relief package that denies financial assistance to U.S.....»»

Category: topSource: chicagotribuneMay 12th, 2020

BK owner says the virus could change restaurants forever

Restaurant Brands International Inc., the owner of Burger King and Tim Hortons, says the food-service industry needs to change “for the foreseeable future and possibly forever” after Covid-19......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 12th, 2020