Fourteen anti-hunger bills are on the table in NJ

“Effectively ending hunger has nothing to do with giving people food. Feeding people is about giving people food. But ending hunger, addressing hunger effectively, is about wrapping service around the families that are coming to us for help,” Mark Dinglasan, executive director of CUMAC said.

A package of policies with the aim of ending food insecurity in New Jersey include policies that would permit supermarkets and grocery stores to sell alcoholic beverages for off-premises consumption to entice them to build in food deserts; give grants to battle food insecurity on public college campuses; urge large food retailers to cut waste.