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Nestlé® USA Removes Artificial Flavors, Cuts Sodium In Pizza, Snacks

U.S. leader in frozen pizza will remove artificial flavors and pledges to reduce sodium by 10%* from most popular frozen pizza, snack products by end of this year
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SOLON, Ohio, June 3, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Frozen pizza and snack lovers will soon be able to enjoy their favorites with no artificial flavors and less sodium. Nestlé USA pledges to improve the ingredient quality and nutritional profile of some of its most popular frozen pizza and snack brands without affecting taste.

Monsanto Company Releases 2014 Sustainability Report

Company Sets Operational Greenhouse Gas Emissions Intensity Goal and Reports Status of Other Sustainability Commitments
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ST. LOUIS, May 11, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Monsanto Company today released its 2014 Sustainability Report. Since announcing its first sustainability commitment framework in 2008, the company has advanced its three sustainability principles: (1) improving the lives of farmers, workers and communities, (2) producing enough food to make a balanced meal accessible to all, and (3) conserving Earth’s resources and preserving the natural environment.

Aramark Volunteers in Cleveland Inspire Women to Lead Healthier Lives

At Friendly Inn Women’s Health Expo, employees host healthy cooking demonstrations and provide nutrition information and education
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According to estimates from the National Center for Health Statistics, more than 60 percent of U.S. adult women are overweight, and have a greater risk for heart disease, stroke, diabetes, high blood pressure and other health issues.

To help women focus on their health and lead healthier lives, Aramark employees recently joined other health care service providers for the Friendly Inn First Annual Women’s Health Expo “It’s All About You.”  

Original Nestlé® Nesquik® Products Take Sweet Steps Towards Better Nutrition Through Reduction of Added Sugar and Removal of Artificial Colors and Flavors

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GLENDALE, Calif, Apr 16, 2015 /3BL Media/ - This month, Nestlé® Nesquik® announces a reduction in added sugar in its powder formulas by 15 percent in original chocolate powder and 27 percent in strawberry powder. In addition this month, Nesquik, produced in the United States, will be free of artificial colors and flavors in these two powder products.

Nestlé Healthy Kids: Helping Shape Healthier Habits Across The World

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Issues like under-nutrition and obesity affect billions of people across the world and often originate from a lack of awareness of healthy diets and lifestyles.

Because Nestlé believes that good dietary and lifestyle habits should be influenced from an early age, it launched The Nestlé Healthy Kids Programme in 2009 to help educate school-age children on nutrition and health.

Major Leaguers Provide Resources to Help Eliminate Malnutrition in Dominican Republic

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In 2008, more than one in 20 children under five years of age were dying from preventable causes in the province of Barahona, located in the western region of the Dominican Republic near the Haitian border. 

As inconceivable as this sounds, it was true. Extreme poverty and the lack of basic medicines, health and nutrition services were resulting in children dying from malnutrition, pneumonia, and dehydration caused by diarrhea. 

Call for Entries for the 2016 Nestlé Creating Shared Value Prize is Now Open

What is it and how to participate?
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We created the Nestlé Creating Shared Value Prize to help business-oriented initiatives that address challenges in nutrition, water, or rural development, to scale-up or be replicated.

Through the prize, we reward initiatives that reflect the spirit of Creating Shared Value, an approach any organisation can take to create economic returns by developing solutions to societal problems.

Empire BlueCross BlueShield Provides Students in Need Access to Free and Healthy Meals

Empire BlueCross BlueShield Funding Will Support KIPP NYC College Prep High School’s Healthy Meals Program
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November 19, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Empire BlueCross BlueShield has partnered with CBS EcoMedia through its WellnessAd program to support KIPP NYC College Prep High School’s healthy meals program. Through a relationship with Revolution Foods, a provider of healthy, kid-inspired school meals, KIPP NYC College Prep High School now offers students access to free and healthy food options, including breakfast, lunch and snacks.

VIDEO: Launch of the UN Global Compact Food & Agriculture Business Principles (FAB Principles)

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Launched at the United Nations in September 2014, the Food & Agriculture Business Principles respond to calls for a common language and framework to achieve food security through more sustainable agriculture. In this video, leaders from business, government, civil society and the UN share their perspectives on the importance of the FAB Principles to help realize the goal of sustainable development.

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