Sometimes referred to as community food security activities, these have been positioned as sustainable alternatives to charitable hunger programmes such as food banks, which have been viewed as ‘treatment’ and ‘social welfare’(Reference Hamm and Bellows125). Community kitchens are another form of community food programme. Another model is the community shop, which through a membership structure (possibly operated through volunteering time or a low membership fee), members make their own choices from the donated or surplus foodstuffs available. Query parameters: { However, attributing the observed decline in food insecurity to food bank use could have been erroneous for several reasons. Ramsing, Rebecca In a review of research on community kitchens across high-income countries, Iacovou et al. Although not intervention study designs, differences in prevalence rates between countries and differences in trends over time point to population drivers of the problem that may not be evident when examining variation between households within countries(Reference Rose138). Semba, Richard These programmes have also largely not been evaluated in randomised intervention designs. 2019. 1 percentage points. These findings raise questions about whether food banks can address food insecurity, as receiving help from a food bank means acquiring food in a socially unacceptable way(Reference Lambie-Mumford108). Lastly, there are selection effects that must be accounted for. Booth, Sue Reports on the nutritional inadequacy of foods provided from food banks are common(Reference Simmet, Depa and Tinnemann109). Firstly, the levels of need observed among food bank users suggest that they experience high levels of severe food insecurity, which is often recurrent in the context of food bank use(Reference Loopstra and Lalor62, Reference Loopstra and Tarasuk63). Trapp, Georgina S. A. Winter, Michael R. Further, over the 8-month follow-up period, the prevalence of food insecurity among the forty-six individuals that remained in the programme and completed both questionnaires was unchanged(Reference Miewald, Holben and Hall132). Scott, Jane Anne For example, household food insecurity may be related to food procurement from both market and traditional sources (e.g. Parts of this paper were written as part of PhD dissertation by R. L. (2014). 2020. 2020. For example, reflecting concern about food deserts, some programmes focus on providing alternative places for people in low-income areas to buy or acquire food by establishing mobile, low-cost fruit and vegetable markets, fruit and vegetable box drop-off programmes, or community or allotment garden spaces for people to grow food(131). While efforts at the community level, in the form of food banks and community food programmes, attempt to alleviate this problem, there is lack of evidence showing that these programmes effectively reduce food insecurity. healthcare)(Reference Tarasuk, Cheng and de Oliveira104). Measuring the effect of food stamps on food insecurity and hunger: research and policy considerations. Evidence from recent programme leavers, Supplemental nutrition assistance program participation is associated with an increase in household food security in a national evaluation, The great recession and SNAP caseloads: a tale of two states, A difference-in-differences approach to estimate the effect of income-supplementation on food insecurity, Do child tax benefits affect the well-being of children? "hasAccess": "1", Lambie-Mumford, Hannah Wright The stigma people feel using food banks may also make them untenable. While the screening tool itself is standardized and straightforward, the delivery of the screening is essential to reduce the risk of patients feeling shame, embarrassment, anger, or judgment. Funding and provision of these programmes can be through third-sector organisations, government (particularly local governments if public health is devolved), or both. 61% of food insecure. In summary, investment in a variety of social protection interventions has been shown to reduce food insecurity. "figures": false, and found that during the Great Recession in Europe, in countries where there were low levels of per capita investment in social protection spending, increasing unemployment and declining wages were associated with rising food insecurity, whereas this was not the case where social protection spending was high(Reference Loopstra, Reeves and McKee102). Martin et al. McCartan, Julia Food banks and food security: welfare reform, human rights and social policy. 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