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Vistra Donates More Than $250,000 to Food Banks as Pandemic's Hunger Crisis Deepens

Press Release

IRVING, Texas, October 7, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Vistra (NYSE: VST) today announced the culmination of company-wide involvement in Hunger Action Month, resulting in more than $250,000 in donations to food banks in communities where it operates. The company understands that the number of Americans experiencing hunger continues to surge with the ongoing pandemic.

Key Takeaways From Climate Week: The Business Case for Climate Justice

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In the context of the news this week, we find ourselves in another pivotal moment. Not only is it Climate Week, but the U.S. faced yet another racial injustice in Breonna Taylor’s court ruling. Today’s newsletter addresses these issues and how they, and so many other issues of today, intersect.

The New Face of Hunger

Herbalife Nutrition discusses global hunger and how to support communities in need
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Hunger is a global health crisis. The pandemic is changing the face of hunger, and food lines are packed with people who are our neighbors, friends, and co-workers. It is estimated that the global crisis will force over 130 million more people into chronic hunger this year. To help solve this massive health crisis, understanding the pandemic's impact on hunger and identify what we can do to support those who are facing food insecurity – many for the first time.

Understanding Health Disparities in Our Hispanic Communities

Herbalife Nutrition supports the Latino community through health and nutrition
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According to the U.S. Office of Minority Health, the percentage of obese and overweight children and adults is higher in Hispanic Americans than other populations. Hispanics in the U.S. are faced with challenges such as affordable housing and gentrification, the digital divide, lack of trained family caregivers, economic insecurity, and food insecurity. All of these factors contribute to the higher trend in obesity in U.S. Hispanic populations in several ways.

Barley Still an Untapped Ancient Grain

by Charlie Ross, Chief Business Officer of EverGrain Ingredients
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Among food and beverage brands, interest in barley is growing due to label-friendliness with consumers and versatility across many categories. Furthermore, barley has a strong sustainability story that can provide a genuine position that appeals to many consumers. For these and other reasons, brands are turning to barley to expand their portfolios with applications that appeal to the health-minded and environmentally conscious consumer.

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Herbalife Nutrition Extends Partnership With National Hispanic Council on Aging Under The Nutrition for Zero Hunger Initiative

Herbalife Nutrition partners with NHCOA to support nutrition and health programs
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Today, Herbalife Nutrition announced an expanded partnership with the National Hispanic Council on Aging (NHCOA), the leading organization working to improve the lives of older Hispanic adults, their families and caregivers. The partnership empowers the aging Hispanic population with necessary tools to support their health by providing access to healthy nutrition, as well as nutrition education and fitness programs to promote healthy aging.

Bayer Launches Large-scale Pre-launch Trial of New Tomato Varieties with Resistance to Tomato Brown Rugose Fruit Virus (ToBRFV)

Summary: 
  • The trials, which begin late September in Mexico, will target two varieties of Roma tomatoes which show little or no symptoms of ToBRFV.
  • Developing these varieties aligns with Bayer’s commitment to provide fruit and vegetable seeds from its Seminis and De Ruiter brands which help growers combat the challenges they face each season.

 

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  • The trials, which begin late September in Mexico, will target two varieties of Roma tomatoes which show little or no symptoms of ToBRFV.
  • Developing these varieties aligns with Bayer’s commitment to provide fruit and vegetable seeds from its Seminis and De Ruiter brands which help growers combat the challenges they face each season.

 

5 Ways to Avoid Food Waste and Help the Planet

Herbalife Nutrition shares tips on how to reduce food waste while making a positive impact.
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According to the Food and Agriculture Organization, an estimated one-third, or about 1.3 billion tons, of all food produced globally is lost or goes to waste, which contributes to global food insecurity.

A recent survey conducted by Herbalife Nutrition around plant-based diets showed that 40% of respondents’ food choices are a result of wanting to be more environmentally friendly. Reducing food waste is an additional, simple action that can have a great effect.

Here are several ways in which you can help reduce food waste and live more sustainably.

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