There’s a powerful narrative being told about the world’s food system — in classrooms, boardrooms, foundations and the halls of government around the world. It’s everywhere. And it makes complete sense when you listen to it. The problem is, it’s mostly based on flawed assumptions.
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December 16, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Years of declining investment in farmer education and extension services - as well under-investment in agriculture per se – is now affecting our ability to source quality raw materials in the quantities required to produce enough food for an increasing global population.
In many countries, farming is unattractive to young people. Few take it up as a profession. Those who do, usually do so by default and not by choice. Most young people leave the countryside and search for employment opportunities in cities.
School Feeding Programs in Zambia Help Improve School Attendance While Meeting Nutritional Needs
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.
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.
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.
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.