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Inspiring the Next Generation of Farmers

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By Hans Joehr, Head of Agriculture for Nestlé

Much of the debate around the future of food production focuses on whether we will be able to grow enough to feed the world’s increasing population.

Joyful Ceremony in Zambia Thanks Children International and Sponsors for School Feeding Program

School Feeding Programs in Zambia Help Improve School Attendance While Meeting Nutritional Needs
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Kansas City, MO, December 12, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Representatives from schools in Lusaka, Zambia, gathered at a joyful ceremony in Kanyama to thank Children International and Children International sponsors for the assistance their students have received through the School Feeding Program.

Lab-Grown Beef: A Meat Pie in the Sky?

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Cruelty free products abound in our 21st Century market place, from cosmetics to fake fur. But can you imagine a cruelty free filet mignon? It sounds like an oxymoron, or the stuff of a wacky sci-fi flick. But, as this week’s guest on Sea Change Radio explains, lab-grown meat is here and could hit the shelves within your lifetime.

2012 Ecolab Sustainability Report: Safe Food and Sustainable Results

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Germs and disease threaten every environment around the world. Ecolab delivers solutions that prevent infection and protect the places where we eat, sleep, work, play and heal.

Ecolab’s approach to creating healthy environments encompasses a broad range of cleaning and sanitizing solutions, as well as protocols, training and tools. Microbiologists, chemists, entomologists — supported by chemical, electrical, mechanical and packaging engineers — work with our customers to identify real-world needs and innovate to develop the right solutions.

General Mills makes Health Improvements across all U.S. Categories

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This year marks the 50th year that General Mills has had a dedicated nutrition department that has helped guide the development of our company’s nutrition guidelines. Today known as the General Mills’ Bell Institute of Health and Nutrition, the company continues to have a passionate team of doctorate-and master-level scientists and registered dietitians that helps influence the development of products that nourish lives and contribute to healthy living.

Tupperware Enters Limca Book of Records with its Care4Food Campaign

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Tupperware, a trusted brand in the category of premium kitchenware has added yet another feather to its cap as its Care4Food campaign has been recorded in the Limca Book of Records recently. Care4Food Campaign was started across 10 cities which increased to 28 cities later on to educate people on the need to conserve and avoid wastage. The campaign was endorsed by 72, 274 people who had put their signatures in these cities between April and May 2013. The record will hold till 2014. 

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Pedigree® And Whiskas® Launch This Year's Charity Campaign For World Animal Day In Poland

Mars Petcare brands, Pedigree and Whiskas have been celebrating World Animal Day in Poland for over a decade, and for many of those years they have delivered a string of successful charity campaigns.
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Together with customers and consumers, Pedigree and Whiskas have donated over 7 million meals for pets in 21 shelters across Poland.

The objective of the latest World Animal Day "Buy & Help” campaign, was to raise awareness of how homeless animals living in shelters need help, and to highlight the exceptional relationships that humans and pets can have. In Poland, there are around 100,000 animals in shelters and they are often underfed, so without the help of campaign's like this one it is unlikely they would be able to survive the winter.

FoodTank.org series on Sustainable Food Companies: Equal Exchange

Profile of Fair Trade Pioneer - Equal Exchange
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Businesses that uphold sustainable practices in how they source, produce, and serve or sell food play a crucial role in transforming the food system. Food Tank will regularly feature businesses that are providing food to their customers in environmentally, economically, and socially sustainable ways.

Making A Difference To People And Planet Through Brand Performance

Daniel Vennard, Global Sustainability Director for Brands at Mars, was invited to speak at the Irish Food Board’s, Bord Bia, ‘Our Food, Our Future’ conference in order to explain how Mars brands approach sustainability
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October 14, 2013 /3BL Media/ - The conference aimed to bring together global thought leaders to discuss what producing food more sustainably means, to challenge each other regarding the obstacles to be overcome and share unique insights on what the future holds.

The Most Important Conversation We're Not Having: The Role of Innovation in Feeding the Planet

By Dr. Robert Fraley, Chief Technology Officer, Monsanto Company
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The pace of innovation has accelerated over the past 30 years — virtually every aspect of how we work, play and live has dramatically changed with new advances.  And I think we would all agree that at least most of these advances have changed our lives for the better.

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