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A passenger said he only received a $12 food voucher after his Hawaiian Airlines flight was delayed for over 30 hours

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A passenger said the Hawaiian only gave him a $12 food voucher after his flight was delayed (not pictured).Aitor Diago/AaronP/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images;

  • A passenger said Hawaiian Airlines only compensated him with a $12 food voucher after his flight was delayed, per PIX11News.

  • The flight from New York City to Honolulu, Hawaii was delayed for over 30 hours on Tuesday.

  • Hawaiian said staff reported smelling an odor which forced the flight to be delayed for maintenance.

A passenger said he only received a $12 food voucher from Hawaiian Airlines after his flight with the airline was delayed for over 30 hours.

Jeff White, the passenger, said he was stranded at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York City on Tuesday for more than a day after his flight to Honolulu, Hawaii was delayed, according to a report by local television station PIX11 News.

“It’s been a circus,” White told PIX11 News, adding that several hundred other passengers were also stranded at the airport waiting for the flight to be rescheduled. According to White, Hawaiians were unwilling to return the passengers’ bags so they could take another flight to Hawaii.

“There are small children … elderly people, and mothers with newborns who were unable to retrieve their baggage due to this delayed flight,” he told PIX11News.

White said in the report that passengers, including him, only received a $12 food voucher from the Hawaiians as compensation. According to an April report by local news outlet Hell Gate NYC, a turkey sandwich from CIBO Express Gourmet Market at JFK Airport costs at least $14.99.

The flight was delayed as there was an issue with toxic air flowing through the vents of the Hawaiian aircraft, White and another passenger who declined to be named said in the report.

White said the passengers were upset about the ordeal and that their trip “has been ruined.”

“This is supposed to be Hawaiian Airlines. They are supposed to get us to the land of aloha,” White told PIX11News, adding that “people have lost wages, income, and vacation time” because of the delayed flight.

According to Hawaiian’s website, passengers are eligible for refunds and travel arrangements on other carriers should the airline’s flights be delayed, misconnected, or canceled.

“We will transport you, subject to availability and without stopover, to your destination, next stopover point, or transfer point shown on our portion of your Ticket, in the same class of service, at no additional cost to you,” Hawaiian notes on its website.

Hawaiians told PIX11 News that the flight was delayed after staff “reported an odor during a pre-departure cabin check of HA51.” Maintenance teams then had to inspect the aircraft, Hawaiian said.

“Troubleshooting of the issue continued into this morning, causing our flight crews to exceed their maximum number of legally allowed duty hours and require[ed] them to return to the hotel for rest,” Hawaiian said in the report, adding that the safety of passengers is its “highest priority.”

Hawaiian Airlines is certified as a 3-star airline, according to Skytrax.

Hawaiian did not immediately respond to Insider’s request for comment made outside regular working hours.

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The city of Barrie backs down on a plan to ban giving food to homeless people on its property

The city of Barrie, Ont., has backed away from proposed bylaws that would have made it illegal to distribute food, literature, clothes, tents and tarps to unhoused people on public property.

At a meeting on Wednesday night, the council decided unanimously to refer bylaws 67 and 68 back to staff. The matter is expected to return to a general committee meeting later this year.

“There should be zero fear out there that a bylaw officer or a peace officer is going to come and ask you not to give water to someone who needs it,” Major Alex Nuttall told council chambers.

Count. Jim Harris, who represents Ward 8, said the intent of the bylaws was not to prevent people from helping unhoused people.

“Charitable acts of kindness, giving, are central to our community and we don’t want to punish that. That’s not the intent,” Harris said.

“There’s no interest in stopping people from being kind, from giving a bottle of water on a hot day, a coffee on a cold winter evening,” he added.

“We heard you, we understand you and we agree with you.”

Count. Bryn Hamilton, who represents Ward 10, said Barrie has a homelessness crisis and “every body” has a role to play.

“We welcome your feedback,” she said.

The proposed bylaws have sparked controversy in Barrie for weeks. Several people in council chambers held up homemade placards on Wednesday to protest the proposed bylaws.

“We support the unhoused,” read one. “Fight poverty, not the poor,” read another.

Barrie grandmother Christine Nayler, along with other housing advocates, erected tents outside city hall this week to draw attention to the proposed bylaws. Nayler previously told CBC Toronto the rules would have made serving unhoused neighbors next to impossible for her organization and others like it.

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Christine Nayler and other homelessness advocates erected tents outside Barrie City Hall to raise awareness about proposed bylaws that would make the distribution of food, literature, clothes, tents, tarps, or other items to protect people sleeping outside from the elements illegal on city property. (Submitted by Christine Nayler)

Earlier, in a news release, Nuttall said the city no longer needed the proposed bylaws after a community not-for-profit organization, the Busby Centre, decided to relocate its daily outreach program away from the Barrie waterfront. The center aims to improve conditions for people experiencing or at risk of homelessness.

Bylaws aim to move outreach from waterfront: city

According to the city, the intent of the bylaws was to stop organizations like the center from handing out food and supplies along the Barrie waterfront and instead move their outreach to private property.

“After years of requesting cooperation from the Busby Center to stop handing out food and camping supplies along our waterfront, today the city is very pleased to have received a letter from the Busby Center committing to stopping this practice,” Nuttall said in the release.

“This is a positive step forward for the Council and as such the proposed by-law is not needed to proceed at this time.”

The city had noted that current bylaws already prohibit individuals or corporations from distributing food and supplies on city property, but allow charitable organizations to do so.

It also said in the release that staff would look at “modernizing outdated language within the existing bylaws” that prevented individuals from handing out food and supplies.

On Tuesday, the Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness had set up an online tool that allowed people to send emails to Barrie councilors to protest the bylaws. Less than two hours before the meeting, more 23,000 emails had been sent, the group said.

“This is a reprieve,” Tim Richter, the organization’s CEO, said on Twitter. “The Council has referred the matter to staff and will ‘modernize the language in existing bylaws.’ We’ll be watching what comes and stand ready to help.”

According to a 2022 homelessness enumeration, a total of 722 people were counted as experiencing homelessness in Simcoe County, with 50 per cent staying in Barrie.

A spokesperson for Steve Clark, Ontario’s minister of municipal affairs and housing, said Wednesday that Simcoe County, of which Barrie is a part, received more than $21 million this fiscal year to tackle homelessness, up from the over $9.7 million it got last year.

“We will continue to support our municipal and service manager partners as they work to connect vulnerable Ontarians with the supports they need in an environment that is safe and appropriate for both them and the wider community,” Victoria Podbielski wrote in a statement.

Housing advocates sound alarm on amendments

Federal housing advocate Marie-Josée Houle had called on Barrie’s council and mayor to vote against the amendments, saying they would “severely restrict” access to basic shelter and food for people living in local homeless camps.

Houle, who was appointed by the federal government in February 2022 to lead the newly formed Office of the Federal Housing Advocate, had said Barrie’s councillors needed to meaningfully engage with homeless individuals, community organizations and stakeholders before making decisions that affect them.

She recognized the motion also aimed to address the homelessness crisis by ordering council to appeal for funds from the provincial government to establish “cooling and warming centers as well as the provision of central food distribution away from public parks and other public spaces.

“However, the lack of adequate indoor shelter spaces in the city could result in a dangerous displacement of your most marginalized residents,” she wrote.

Houle began a review of homeless encampments in Canada earlier this year, calling the situation a human rights crisis fueled in part by the failure of all levels of government to provide adequate housing.

‘We’re a food bank. We’re not a free grocery store’: Food banks grapple with merits of means testing

Spike in need for service in Haldimand and Norfolk

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Food banks in Haldimand, Norfolk and Six Nations are seeing new faces coming through their doors as the high cost of groceries and housing leaves some residents unable to make ends meet.

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“Normally we would only have one or two new registrations a month. Now we’re seeing eight or 10,” said Joy Quail, a family service worker with the Salvation Army, which runs a food bank on Broad Street East in Dunnville that serves more than 500 people every month.

The majority of clients are on social assistance programs like Ontario Works, “and that’s not stretching nearly far enough,” Quail said, adding the food bank is also “seeing more people with employment coming in.”

“It’s not that they’re using it for a long time. They’re using it to help get through a sticky situation,” she said of the latter group.

“It might be six months, or maybe even only three months.”

The increase in demand is similarly stark at the Six Nations Community Food Bank, according to Mary Monture, one of the community members who runs the food bank on Cao Lane.

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Three years ago, Monture said, they would serve 40 to 50 people a week.

“We’re now up to anywhere from 200 to 250 — to 300 at times,” she said.

“There’s people who come who have paid jobs, but by the time they raise their kids and pay their bills, there’s not much left.”

The Simcoe Caring Cupboard saw usage drop during the COVID-19 pandemic, but there are now as many people who frequent the volunteer-run food bank on Kent Street as there were in 2019.

But numbers have not risen as sharply as seen in larger centers like Hamilton and Toronto, where last month the Daily Bread Food Bank reported that usage had hit a 40-year high.

Administrator Al Marten attributes the slower growth in Simcoe to the fact that the Caring Cupboard still requires prospective clients to show proof of financial need, a process known as means testing.

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“We’re a food bank. We’re not a free grocery store. If you don’t screen your clients, I’m sorry, people are going to start taking advantage of you,” Marten said.

“If you can get $200 worth of groceries at a food bank, which our clients are walking out with, why would you go to a grocery store and buy it?”

Marten said some people were trying to register for the food bank cite with a lack of money, but he found out during the interview process that they had recently bought luxury vehicles or had pricey cellphone plans.

“To me, buying a brand new pickup truck is not a legitimate expense,” Marten said, adding that he still enrols people who need immediate help, but also offers financial counselling.

“We work with them and put a plan together” to get them out of debt, he said.

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“As long as they make the payments, we let them come here till they get out of a bind. I want to empower people, not just enable people.”

Such situations are the exception, Marten added, noting that most of the 120 people who use the Caring Cupboard “have been here for years,” while Ukrainian refugees and international students have been among the newer faces.

Means testing, he said, reassures donors that their dollars — and the food donated by local grocery stores and farms — are helping those in dire need. To Marten, food banks that serve anyone who turns up — no questions asked — fail the accountability test.

“You’re feeding the wrong people, and you’re hurting the ones who really need it,” he said.

At the Salvation Army in Dunnville, Quail said fraud was unlikely since food bank staff knew their recurring clients well, and “less than one per cent” of clients would be responsible for any attempted abuse of the system.

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“And we address that as it comes up,” she said.

“We do an intake and a survey, but we don’t do any means of testing. Our philosophy is if you’re brave enough to come to the door to ask for help and get food, then you probably need it.”

The food bank in Six Nations is open to any on-reserve band members, with Monture saying that asking prospective clients “a lot of questions” could discourage them from seeking assistance.

“It’s a very, very hard thing to walk through a door of a food bank and ask for help,” she said.

“It takes a lot of courage to say you can’t manage it on your own.”

JP Antonacci is a Local Journalism Initiative Reporter based on the Hamilton Spectator. The initiative is funded by the Government of Canada.


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[POPULER FOOD] Global Food Trends | 8 Drink Recipes to Lower Cholesterol Page all – Drink recipes for cholesterol are included in one of the most read news on Food from January 2-4, 2023.

Apart from that, other news that has also received attention is related to predictions of global food trends in 2023.

Two of the news included in the top five most popular news related to the legendary eating places in Tasikmalaya and the sweet and sour omelet recipe.

For more details, here are the most popular news Food from January 2-4, 2023.

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1. Tomato Juice Recipe to Lower Cholesterol, Add Apples and Oranges

You can enjoy various menus of fresh drinks made from processed fruit, after enjoying grilled menus such as thinly sliced ​​beef, chicken, and various seafood at the New Year’s party.

A combination of apples, oranges and tomatoes, you can make a drink that lowers cholesterol in the body.

Check out the tomato juice recipe to lower cholesterol here.

2. Eight Drink Recipes to Lower Body Cholesterol Levels According to New Year’s Parties

After enjoying various processed meat menus in large quantities, cholesterol levels in the body may increase. It is better to limit the amount of meat consumed.

Also read: Carrot Smoothies Recipe, Low Cholesterol Dessert

One of them is to enjoy drinks with the main ingredients of fruit and seeds. summarize, a series of fresh drink recipes that you can try to help lower body cholesterol.

Learn more here.

3. Eight Predictions of Global Food Trends in 2023, What Are They?

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Entering the new year, various predictions of global food trends for 2023 have been released again.

Food trends, ranging from interest in traditional dishes to minimal waste offerings, are predicted to increase globally in 2023.

Reported from New York Times And Spoon Universitysee the following eight predictions of global food trends for 2023.

Check out predictions for global food trends for 2023 here.

4. Seven Legendary Dining Places in Tasikmalaya, There’s Mie Bakso Laksana

Culinary in Tasikmalaya there are various and not only Sundanese specialties. You can go on culinary tours to various legendary eating places in Tasikmalaya.

Also read: Recipe for Orek Tempe Long Beans, Warteg Style Meal Side Dishes

There are the famous meatball noodles, kupat tahu, tutug oncom (TO) rice, and fried chicken. This legendary culinary Tasikmalaya is suitable to be enjoyed with the family, because it is famous for its delicious taste.

Here are the recommendations here.

Eggs can always be a mainstay for saving money on food shopping. Eggs are a nutritious protein, inexpensive, delicious, and easy to process.

Also read: Fried Chicken Recipe, Fragrant Aroma Appetizing

Bored with the same processed eggs, try cooking a sweet and sour omelet.

This recipe from Serving Sedap is suitable for children’s school lunches or office supplies because it’s easy to cook.

Learn more about the sweet and sour omelet recipe here.

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“No”, “No”, which in Dadahup We Have Planted

JAKARTA, – Minister of Public Works and Public Housing (Menteri PUPR) Basuki Hadimuljono denied the DPR’s statement that mentioned the program failed food estates.

According to him, the program carried out in Kalimantan and Sumatra will continue.

Basuki gave an example, food estate in Dadahup Village in Central Kalimantan, rice has already been planted, so it’s just a matter of waiting for the results.

No, no, no (It was not unsuccessful), in Dadahup we and the (Ministry of) Agriculture have planted and the results will be later when the next harvest Mr. President wants to go there,” said Basuki at the Ciliwung River sewer project at BBWS Ciliwung-Cisadane, East Jakarta, Tuesday (23/1/2023).

Also read: Governor Sabran Calls Food Estate in Central Kalimantan to Help Strengthen Indonesian Food

Apart from Dadahup, said Basuki, the program food estate in Sumatra it is already running with onions and potatoes.

As previously reported, Commission IV of the DPR RI highlighted the program food estate Ministry of Agriculture.

The chairman of Commission IV DPR RI, Sudin, assessed that this project was a failure. It was even said that a lot of fake data was found.

“We, Commission IV, have prepared a Food Estate Committee (Working Committee). In fact, some friends have suggested forming a Special Committee (Pansus) because there is a lot of fake data,” said Sudin in a working meeting between Commission IV DPR RI and the Ministry of Agriculture on January 16. .

Also read: This Academic Calls Food Estate Important to Maintain National Food Security

In 2022, Commission VI of the DPR made similar criticisms.

At that time, the DPR stated that the program food estate never got results.

Moreover, Commission IV of the DPR received a report that there were agricultural equipment machines that were idle and not being used.

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