The White House held a summit aimed at addressing hunger and diet-related diseases. About one in 10 US households is food insecure, and diet-related diseases are a leading cause of death and disability.
NPR’s Ailsa Chang spoke with Desiree La-Mar Murphy, founder and CEO of Philly-area Murphy’s Giving Market, about Biden’s goal of ending hunger in America.
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NPR’s Martinez talks with Democratic Sen. Cory Booker of New Jersey about the first White House conference on ending hunger in more than 50 years.
President Biden will lay out his proposals to address hunger at a major conference, the first of its kind since 1969. However, the solutions will not be easy to implement.