Food

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A child dies, a child lives: why Somalia drought is not another famine

Christopher Barrett, professor of applied economics and management in the Dyson School, contributes expert commentary on food aid policy and aid agencies’ shift from giving out food to cash.

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Overdue food aid reforms would save money and lives

In an op-ed featured by Axios, Dyson professor Chris Barrett argues that American food aid programs must be reformed, and fast.

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How much do apple names influence consumer purchases?

FreshFruitPortal.com features associate professor Bradley Rickard’s research on apple names presented at the New York Produce Show and Conference.

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Noteworthy: Chris Barrett discusses future of U.S. international food aid with ABC News

Potential changes in the upcoming 2018 Farm Bill have sparked a debate on how U.S. international food aid programs should provide assistance.

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Andrew Novakovic named to International Dairy Federation Committee

Andrew Novakovic has been elected by the General Assembly of the (IDF) as the sole academic member of its Science and Program Coordination Committee (SPCC).

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Cornell Chronicle: Chris Barrett talks food aid to D.C. policymakers

“We sacrifice roughly 40,000 children’s lives annually because of antiquated food aid policies,” said Barrett before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.

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Noteworthy: Ed McLaughlin’s food retail Q&A with FreshFruitPortal.com

McLaughlin discusses the changing food retail landscape and what its future might look like—discount retailers, Wal-Mart, and the Amazon/Whole Foods merger.

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Noteworthy: The New Food Economy features Harry Kaiser’s co-authored research on food labeling

Food labeling affects what products consumers buy, for better or worse, according to research co-authored by Dyson School’s Harry Kaiser.

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Margin and mission: The economic impacts of farm to school

Is the farm to school movement economically feasible? Professor Todd Schmit previews an upcoming webinar that gives practitioners the resources to find out.