A Second White House Food Conference?

The first—five decades ago—had a profound impact on childhood hunger

Last week, Congressman Jim McGovern (D-MA) sent a brief letter to President Biden, signed by all 25 House committee chairs, urging him to convene a national conference on food, nutrition, hunger, and health.

That might seem like an insignificant news item—until you know the historical context:

The last—and only—such White House conference took place 52 …

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