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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.

Five Elementary School Students Compete in 2018 Sodexo Future Chefs Final Challenge

Nationwide voting begins Monday, April 23 to select the national 2018 Sodexo Future Chefs Champion
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GAITHERSBURG, Md., April 23, 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., today announces the five student semi-finalists in the 2018 Sodexo Future Chefs Challenge. This year, elementary school students from Sodexo-served school districts across the United States accepted the challenge to create healthy Asian-Inspired recipes that children or adults will enjoy.

Improving Food Security in West and East Africa

Finland-funded FoodAfrica program trains 20,000 farmers in sustainable farming practices
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NAIROBI, Kenya, March 6, 2018 /3BL Media/ – 20,000 farmers in Benin, Cameroon, Ghana, Kenya, Senegal and Uganda have improved the security and quality of their food supply thanks to the FoodAfrica Programme. In addition to those farmers and their communities, it is estimated that the programme has also had an impact on the lives of over 200,000 people.

Sealed Air Ranked Top 10 on Newsweek's Green Rankings 2017 List

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CHARLOTTE, N.C., December 12, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Sealed Air Corporation (NYSE: SEE) announced that it has been ranked fifth among publicly traded companies in the U.S. for sustainability practices by Newsweek Green Rankings in addition to being named Best in Industry U.S. for containers and packaging.

Kenyan Farmers Reap Economic, Environmental Gains from ABCDs of Agroforestry

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Less than a decade ago, the hills of Tuiyobei village in Kenya’s Rift Valley were nearly bare, with few trees or shrubs beyond the coffee plantations that yielded very little. The rain was sporadic, temperatures were rising, and crop yields and livelihoods were deteriorating. High deforestation triggered by increasing demand for firewood, lumber and charcoal had degraded the ecosystem.

Video | Can Agroforestry Propel Climate Commitments?

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The Paris Agreement, reached at COP21 in December 2015, aims to keep global temperature rise this century to well below 2 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels. Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) are the main tool for defining countries’ contributions to the Agreement, and most developing country NDCs identified agroforestry as a key part of their climate strategy.

Healthy Holiday Hacks From the Experts at Aramark and the American Heart Association

Chefs and Dietitians Share Their Tips to Set the Table for a Heartfelt Holiday Celebration
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Celebrating the holidays with food, family and friends is what makes this time of year special. Aramark and the American Heart Association (AHA) have teamed up to dish out recipes, tips and tricks from their experts, to help families create a healthy holiday celebration.

Indonesia and Japan Committed to Realizing Low-Carbon Development

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At the recent climate-change conference in Bonn, Germany, ministers of the environment for both nations reiterated their commitment to create sustainable economic growth and low-carbon development.

New Public-Private Partnership Promises Shared Value for Better Nutrition and Livelihoods in Nigeria

By Alicia Dunn, Communications Manager at Shared Value Initiative
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In Kaduna State, Nigeria, as in many parts of the developing world, post-harvest losses due to high levels of mycotoxins, such as aflatoxin, and other contaminants have plagued staple crops such as maize and soybean, making it much harder for small-holder farmers to earn a decent income. These mycotoxins also threaten the health and lives of humans and animals. These contaminants lead to cancer and fatal kidney and liver failure. In children, aflatoxin poisoning causes stunting, immune suppression, and even death.

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