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How One Las Vegas Hotel is Trying to Reduce Food Waste

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Originally published on CBSNews.com.

A new Consumer Reports study highlights the staggering amount of food wasted in America, with 40 percent of the food produced in the U.S. ending up in the trash. Carter Evans takes a look at an all-you-can-eat buffet at a Las Vegas casino where they've come up with creative solutions to trim the fat -- and recycle it, too.

Farm-Raised Salmon is British Columbia’s Top Agricultural Export

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Contributing over $1.1 billion annually to British Columbia’s Economy, salmon farming is the province’s #1 agricultural export with 70% of the product being exported to markets around the world. While the United States remains the largest export market, encouraging demand trends are emerging – especially in China, where exports have more than doubled since 2012 and the appetite for B.C. farm-raised salmon continues to grow.

Majority of Salmon in BC Farmed in Partnership with First Nations

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Salmon farming in British Columbia is worth more than one billion dollars to the provincial economy and results in over 5,000 well paying, year-round jobs. The majority of this economic impact is seen in rural coastal British Columbia, particularly in First Nations communities.

British Columbia Salmon Farmers are Committed to Growing the World’s Best Fish

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Salmon farmers in British Columbia are committed to growing the world's best fish and are continually improving their environmental practices.

Trends in Global Food Security 2016

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The 2016 Global Food Security Index (http://dptn.ws/6053BtVDH) was relaunched on June 9, 2016 at a congressional briefing in Washington, DC. The event was organized by DuPont and the Alliance to End Hunger with honorary co-hosts Senator Thad Cochran (MS) and Senator Chris Coons (DE).

Our Story of Milk: Fresh Milk is Part of Hershey's 120 Years of Goodness

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Every day in Hershey, Pa., milk is delivered from local farms to become part of our delicious milk chocolate.

Growing Future Leaders in the Fight to End Hunger

By: Shondra Jenkins
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There are some remarkable people out there who are fighting to end hunger. These people have dedicated countless hours to ensuring no one goes hungry, whether it’s in their own communities or around the world. Some have donated thousands of pounds of food to people in need. Some have recruited others and inspired them to get involved in service. And some have done all of this before graduating high school.

Meet the New Food System Game-Changers

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Reprinted with permission from Biomimicry Institute Blog

We know that biomimicry is the most hopeful sustainable design approach out there and the ten winning teams in the 2016 Biomimicry Global Design Challenge echo that hope loud and clear.

Global Food Security Index a Call to Action

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Five years ago, DuPont commissioned the Economist Intelligence Unit to develop the Global Food Security Index (GFSI). While the Index seeks to answer a simple question – how food secure is a country? – in reality, it presents a clarion call to action for governments, farmers, non-governmental organizations and agricultural companies alike. 

The Index findings send a clear message: ending food insecurity is impossible without strong investments in agricultural research and development, outreach and education, and technology transfer.

Sodexo Expanding Offers and Options for Students at Chapman University

Randall Dining Commons undergoing major renovations to enhance the student experience
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GAITHERSBURG, Md., June 8, 2016 /3BL Media/ — Sodexo, world leader in Quality of Life Services, is revitalizing resident dining at Chapman University this summer by redesigning space and expanding the menu at Randall Dining Commons. The renovations feature two new wellness stations and an outdoor patio that will create a welcoming environment and enhance the overall student experience.

Understanding Customer Choices

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