October 13, 2021

The Federal Nutrition Programs Play an Important Role in Addressing Two Pandemics: COVID-19 and Diet-Related Chronic Diseases

October 13, 2021 In addition to persistently high COVID-19 cases and deaths in the United States, an increasing number of Americans also suffer from diet-related diseases, including heart disease, diabetes, cancer, and obesity. Both COVID-19 and diet-related diseases are impacted by poverty and hunger. Furthermore, structural racism drives inequity in hunger, poverty, and poor health. […]

September 10, 2021

FRAC Report Reveals How COVID-19 Exacerbated Disparities in America

Media Contact:  Jordan Baker jbaker@frac.org 202-640-1118 New report uncovers the link between hunger, poverty, health, and equity during the pandemic  WASHINGTON, September 10, 2021 — The latest comprehensive data analysis on how the COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated inequities in America was released today by the Food Research & Action Center.   FRAC’s report, Hunger, Poverty, and Health Disparities During COVID-19 and […]