Cisco is working with Feeding America, a Chicago-based nonprofit that feeds more than 37 million people each year, to bring its food distribution system online, saving an estimated US$1.5 million over five years.
This week, along with the rest of the country, we'll be piling my plate high with abundant turkey, stuffing, cranberry sauce and apple pie. It seems like a fitting time to reflect on food. Today on Sea Change Radio, we check in again with leading food journalist Frederick Kaufman to discuss the factors that go into fluctuating food prices around the world.
November 2, 2012 /3BL Media/ - On October 4, more than 1,500 PepsiCo employees across the country participated for the third consecutive year in PepsiCo Feeds America, the company’s annual national day of service to support Feeding America. PepsiCo employeesvolunteered at 39 food banks in the Feeding America network throughout the day to help provide food for households in need.
Move to source all shelled eggs exclusively from cage-free hens by July 2014 supports Sodexo’s position on animal welfare
(3BL Media) Gaithersburg, MD - August 30, 2012 – Sodexo Inc., the leading provider of Quality of Life Services in North America, today announced that by July 2014, all of the 39 million shelled eggs it purchases each year will be sourced from cage-free hens. It is a decision applauded by The Humane Society of the United States, which says the shift will improve the welfare of nearly 150,000 hens annually.
For years, antibiotics have been administered on meat-producing farms to treat sick animals or prevent infections when there is a known disease risk. The meat industry also uses antibiotics for non-therapeutic purposes to grow animals faster or to compensate for the effects of overcrowding or unsanitary conditions. According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the use of antibiotics in food-animal production accounts for approximately 80 percent of all antibiotics sold in the United States.
Industry-leading mobile application offers Sodexo’s customers one go-to place for tracking dining choices, nutrition and fitness activities at work and home
(3BL Media) Gaithersburg, MD - August 6, 2012 - Dietitians and health experts everywhere regard daily tracking of physical activity and food intake as the single biggest tool for success in any health, diet or fitness program and that process just got easier for millions of Americans thanks to a strategic partnership between Sodexo and MyFitnessPal. Now, tracking good nutrition in the workplace is simple as Sodexo, Quality of Daily Life Solutions provider to more than 1,800 corporate workplaces in the United States, directly connects its database of thousands of chef-developed menu items