Food Equity / Health Equity
9:53 am
Wed October 2, 2013

Dialogue: A Discussion About Food Equity And Health Equity

Credit http://www.oxfam.org/en/grow/reports/growing-better-future/2-age-crisis-skewed-and-failing-system/23-equity-challenge

A new federal fiscal year has begun, with a few snags…

Because of a  partial government shutdown, a few states are going ahead with reductions to food stamps, though the matter of a $40 billion cut to the program is still up for debate in Congress...

Signups for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act are underway, with effects yet to be determined…

WUOT's Chrissy Keuper spoke with James Bosi of the Knoxville-Knox County Food Policy Council, Martha Buchanan of the Knox County Health Department, and Paul Erwin of the University of Tennessee's Department of Public Health about policy related to food equity and health equity...