Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 1465 , Segment 4
Episode: Biden's International Policy, Food Banks, Recycling
- Nov 9, 2020 9:00 pm
- 15:16 mins
Guest: Kristen Cooksey Stowers, Assistant Professor of Health Disparities, Department of Allied Health Sciences, University of Connecticut Food banks rely on the extra giving spirit people have this time of year stock their shelves. Food insecurity has doubled in America during the pandemic and food pantries play a crucial role in filling gaps for families in need. But while food banks may fill stomachs, they also seem to contribute to poorer health among food bank recipients.