Today’s quick hits, July 21, 2022

Europe’s food shipments: Germany’s Rhine River — a major transport route for food shipments — is inches away from becoming too shallow for barge traffic. (Bloomberg)

Colorado River plan: Water managers in Colorado, Wyoming, Utah, and New Mexico say they’ve come up with a plan to stabilize the struggling Colorado River, but that it will work only if California, Arizona, and Nevada also take “significant actions.” (Colorado Sun)

Child nutrition reauthorization: The Healthy Meals, Healthy Kids Act, introduced in the House today, would expand access to free school meals, boost reimbursement rates, and include grants for more plant-based meals and food-waste reduction. (House Committee on Labor and Education)

SNAP recipients food insecure: All measures of food insecurity among SNAP recipients have risen, according to a survey, with 58 percent saying they spend more than $100 per month on food on top of their benefits. (Propel)