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Cargill to Modernize Harrisonburg, Va., Hatchery, Improving Turkey Health, Biosecurity and Worker Safety

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HARRISONBURG, Va., August 3, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- Modernization work totaling $7 million has commenced at Cargill Protein’s Harrisonburg, Va., turkey hatchery, with a focus on improving turkey health, biosecurity and worker safety.  Construction work is being performed by Nielsen Builders, Inc., of Harrisonburg, with installation of new cutting edge equipment technology expected to take 24 months.

How Food Waste Hurts the Economy – And How You Can Help

The average family of four throws away about $1,500 worth of food each year. This food waste strains wallets, changes the way people buy food and can ultimately hurt the economy.
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By Mekael Teshome

What would you do if you had an extra $1,500 in your bank account at the end of this year? What if you invested that money and had $20,000 or more ten years from now?

A few thousand dollars could help you jump start your retirement fund, save for an emergency or start planning for a child’s college education. You don’t have to sell off your belongings or invest in some questionable scheme. All you may have to do is think more carefully about the food you buy, eat and throw away.

Three Quality of Lifehacks for Eating Healthier at Work

By: Quality of Lifehacks
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Do you feel sluggish or tired at work? Taking simple steps throughout the day to make healthier food choices can boost your mood and productivity.

WELL @Work: Healthy Food Choices for People and Planet

by Anja Mikic
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Our CEO Rick Fedrizzi often talks about the Second Wave of sustainability. At IWBI, we believe that sustainability extends far beyond environmental protections. Just as WELL is for people, we believe that sustainability is about helping people make the best choices for both the environment and their health.

Top 5 Takeaways from the Nourishment #WELLography

by Anja Mikic
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We’re excited to share the Nourishment WELLography, your go-to guide for nutrition education and research-based interventions to help you fuel your body and design environments that support your health and well-being.

Here’s a little taste (pun intended) of what you can expect to find in the Nourishment WELLography:

Fighting Hunger on College Campuses

By: Shondra Jenkins
Blog

Many of us assume that the most pressing food issue on college campus is student nutrition.  We think of college as a culture of late-night ramen and pizza. But we often forget that many college students don’t have enough to eat at all.

In fact, as many as two out of three students at community colleges are food insecure, according to a March 2017 report from Wisconsin’s HOPE Lab that was sponsored by the Association of Community College Trustees.

Three Quality of Lifehacks to Incorporate More Superfoods in Your Diet

By: Quality of Lifehacks
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Are superfoods like kale, acai berry and pomegranate the answer to a healthy diet?  Popularly defined as a food rich in nutrients that offers health benefits, you may be surprised to learn that there is no official list or scientific criteria for the term superfood.  And while most are very healthy, it is unrealistic to expect one or two foods to significantly improve health or prevent disease, especially when eaten as part of an already poor diet.

Meet Mary Locke: Helping Chefs Put Nutrition at the Core of their Work

One of the Faces of Nestlé driving a positive impact on individuals & families, communities, and our planet
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Mary Locke is a Chef at Nestlé Professional.

Our goal at Nestlé Professional is to support the food service industry: helping our customers to operate more efficiently, sharing products and systems that will improve guest satisfaction and profitability, and delivering food and beverages that address a wide variety of nutrition, health and wellness needs.

Meet Laurence Vernerey: Bringing Better Nutrition to Your Restaurant Meals

One of the Faces of Nestlé driving a positive impact on individuals & families, communities, and our planet
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Laurence Vernerey is the ‎Nutrition, Health and Wellness Manager for Nestlé Professional. Nestlé Professional North America offers culinary and beverage products and solutions for restaurants and food service providers across the US and Canada.

Achieving the UN’s Global Goals: How Nestlé Plays its Part

by Chavanne Hanson
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As a participant of the UN High Level Political Forum this week, I’m sharing some Nestlé initiatives aligned with the SDGs but also learning about what more can be done, how we can work with others and can continue to contribute with tangible business solutions.

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