Use this guide to find resources related to hunger and food security topics:
Hunger in the United States
Hunger in Arizona
College students and hunger
Google Scholar - college student AND (hunger OR food insecurity OR food security)
SCC Library One Search - "college students" AND (hunger OR "food security" OR "food insecurity")
Food assistance for adults
Global Issues in Context - Food assistance
PubMed - "Food Assistance"[majr]
Nutrition.gov - Food Assistance Programs
Global Issues in Context - Food deserts
Opposing Viewpoints - Food deserts
National Dietary Guidelines 2015-2020 - Chapter on Food Access and Insecurity
PubMed - Poverty and nutrition
From the USDA
Food Environment Atlas - Food environment factors—such as store/restaurant proximity, food prices, food and nutrition assistance programs, and community characteristics—interact to influence food choices and diet quality.
CDC - National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey - Nutrition Data and Dietary Intake
Opposing Viewpoints - Junk Food
Arizona Daily Star newspaper - Analysis of a typical food box
Opposing Viewpoints - Organic food
PubMed - “Food, Organic”[majr]
Global Issues in Context - Organic agriculture and organic foods
CQ Researcher - Should government regulate unhealthy foods?
Statista - Organic food market in the U.S. - presents a range of statistical information about the organic food market in the United States.
GMOs and health articles
GMOs and food production articles
Global Issues in Context - Genetically Modified Foods
PubMed search: "Food, Genetically Modified"[Majr]
CQResearcher - Genetically Modified Food
Food production and GMO
Food production and sustainability
CQResearcher - Global Hunger: Can the world feed itself in 2050?
Global Issues in Context - Biofuels Impact on Food Price and World Hunger
Food waste in the U.S. - includes chapters focusing on food waste worldwide, the environmental impacts of food waste, household food security in the U.S., and more.
Sustainable food industry - provides statistical information about the sustainable food industry. A growing number of consumers are considering environmental impacts when making their food purchasing decisions.
Global Issues in Context - Food waste
CQResearcher - Can the planet feed itself in 2050?
Opposing Viewpoints - Food waste
Statista - Food waste in the U.S. - includes chapters focusing on food waste worldwide, the environmental impacts of food waste, household food security in the U.S., and more.
Websites and reports
U.S. Department of State
United States Agency of International Development (USAID)
World Health Organization
Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO)