ICCR letter to Congress on the reauthorization of the Farm Bill
As investors, we recognize the importance and financial benefits of resilient and inclusive economies, which includes supporting policies that aid people experiencing hunger and poverty no matter where they live. In 2021, 12.5% of U.S. households with children were food-insecure. In 2021, 12.5% of U.S. households with children were food-insecure. Research indicates that food insecurity can contribute to an increased risk for various negative health outcomes and disparities, such as an increased risk of obesity.
On June 1, 2023 ICCR submitted a letter to members of Congress urging them to support legislation that builds healthy, equitable, and sustainable food systems.