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Sysco's Commitment to Food Safety

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September is Food Safety Month. Sysco is always committed to the highest standards of food safety and quality. Each year, each U.S. Sysco associate undergoes food safety training, regardless of their role.

To learn more about Sysco's commitment to food safety, visit: https://www.sysco.com/Products/Products/Quality-Assurance.html

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To Reduce Post-Harvest Loss, Start With a Sustaining End in Mind 

What does success look like? For farmers, a successful season should look like a bountiful harvest translated into a bountiful profit.
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What does success look like? For farmers, a successful season should look like a bountiful harvest translated into a bountiful profit.

Visiting with a rice farmer in Bihar state in India at the end of harvest, it was easy to see that it had been a good year for rice. Awaiting threshing, bundles of rice were organized into stacks twice as tall as the farmer with the length and width of a small building. The farmer was pleased that yields had been good. However, the farmer knew that success had yet to be achieved.

Helping Kraft Heinz Enhance Food Safety, Sustainability and Savings

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August 6, 2018 /3BL Media/ - For Kraft Heinz, one of the largest food and beverage companies in the world, food safety is paramount. That’s why their central California plant looked to Ecolab to help ensure consistent cleaning on every level — microbiological, physical and chemical. The aim was two-fold: boost safety and drive more efficient use of resources.

Yum! Brands’ Recipe for Good: 2017 Global Citizenship & Sustainability Report Showcases Company’s Efforts to Serve Food People Trust, Grow Sustainably to Protect the Planet and Unlock Potential in People

KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell Parent Shares Progress on Public Commitments; Defines Future Goals
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LOUISVILLE, Ky., July 25, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE: YUM) today released its 2017 Global Citizenship & Sustainability Report, citizenship.yum.com, highlighting the company’s progress in 2016 and 2017 and outlining efforts by KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell to make a meaningful impact in three areas of strategic focus: Food, Planet and People.

Live Twitter Chat: #YumRecipeforGood, July 31, Noon ET

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Please join us for a LIVE 1-hour Twitter chat with Yum! Brands as the company discusses its 2017 Global Citizenship & Sustainability Strategy, which highlights the company’s progress and outlines efforts by KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell to make a meaningful impact in three areas of strategic focus: Food, Planet and People.

Costa 4GoodFood Project Wins the Seatrade Award for Corporate Social Responsibility

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July 9, 2018 /3BL Media/ - The international jury of Seatrade has awarded the Costa 4GOODFOOD initiative with the prestigious Seatrade Award for the Corporate Social Responsibility category. This proves the international relevance of the programme designed to highlight the importance and the value of food and to minimize food waste through the direct engagement of guests and crew.

Is Your Fridge Ready? Get Ready to Chill This Summer!

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Is your refrigerator ready for the busy summer season? Here are some simple tips to get your refrigerator in top shape for the summer months while saving food and energy costs.

Summer Food Safety Tips

Food safety expert Dr. Ruth Petran shares advice for summer meals
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Summer eating is wonderful – from grilling in your backyard to picking fresh vegetables at the farmers’ market to camping cookouts – there’s so much to enjoy. Don’t ruin your summer fun with a foodborne illness. Here are five tips from Dr. Ruth Petran, Ecolab food safety expert, to keep your food safe this summer:

1.  Firing up the grill? Cook your meats to the proper temperatures:

French Inspired Menu Wins Sodexo Sponsored Kitchen Wars Challenge at Lakewood High School in New Jersey

Sodexo partnership with Lakewood Public School District focuses on culinary skills and creating awareness of healthy food
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GAITHERSBURG, Md., May 30, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Sodexo, a food services and facilities management company committed to improving Quality of Life and student nutrition to nearly 400 school districts throughout the U.S, recently hosted The Kitchen Wars Challenge for Lakewood High School students in Lakewood, New Jersey. Teams of seven submitted recipes to compete in the “At the Movies...” themed event. Chef G.

Expert Interview with Seth Pitkin, PFAS Expert

Addressing the environmental challenges of perfluorinated compounds
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Seth Pitkin is a distinguished hydrogeologist with more than 32 years of experience in the strategic investigation and remediation of groundwater and subsurface contamination. A leading expert in the fate and transport of organic contaminants, Mr. Pitkin is known for his innovative site investigations using high-resolution site characterization (HRSC) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Triad Approach to site characterization and remediation.

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