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2014-09-08 12:28:42

BATTLE CREEK, Mich., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF) today announced the selection of two key senior leadership executives. Dr. Barbara Ferrer, PhD, MPH, MEd, the acclaimed executive director of the Boston Public Health Commission, has been named chief strategy officer, effective Oct. 6, 2014. Linh Nguyen, currently WKKF's vice president for Learning & Impact and interim vice president for program strategy leading WKKF's place-based...

2014-09-04 16:27:16

BATTLE CREEK, Mich., Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF) announces new leadership responsibilities for two key executives, Dr. Gail C. Christopher and Carla D. Thompson, who will play larger, more integrated roles to help the foundation achieve its mission to support children, families and communities in creating and strengthening the conditions in which vulnerable children can succeed. Christopher, a vice president for program strategy, will...

2014-06-06 12:26:19

BATTLE CREEK, Mich., June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF) announces the selection of Ross Comstock as the vice president for technology and information systems. He will join the foundation on June 16 and report to President and CEO La June Montgomery Tabron. Comstock will be a member of the foundation's executive team and will lead the foundation's information systems and technology functions. He also steps into an opportunity to align the IT...

2014-04-15 08:26:56

Provides critical information toward healing racial inequities and eliminating structural racism BATTLE CREEK, Mich., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF) today announced the launch of its online racial equity resource guide. The web-based, interactive solution provides individuals and organizations with access to extensive learning materials, tools and data on racial inequities, their impact on communities of color and the process for healing racial...

2013-11-06 23:00:49

Integrated Food Safety System is Key to Safer Global Food Supply Battle Creek, Michigan (PRWEB) November 06, 2013 The International Food Protection Training Institute (IFPTI) today announced the launch of the redeveloped FD 170: Application of Inspection and Investigation Techniques course. IFPTI is conducting the newly-redeveloped course in Battle Creek for the first time this week with participants from both industry and regulatory communities across the U.S. FD 170 is a hands-on...

2013-09-10 23:04:01

The Global Food Protection Institute (GFPI) is promoting global food safety in three different countries this week. Senior staff is holding meetings with food protection officials from Armenia, China, and Eurasian countries. Battle Creek, Mich. (PRWEB) September 10, 2013 The Global Food Protection Institute (GFPI) is promoting global food safety in three different countries this week. Senior staff is holding meetings with food protection officials from Armenia, China, and Eurasian...

2013-07-29 23:00:57

Food protection officials from 18 countries met July 25 at the International Food Protection Training Institute (IFPTI) to discuss effective food safety training within a globally integrated food system. Battle Creek, Michigan (PRWEB) July 29, 2013 Food protection officials from 18 countries met July 25 at the International Food Protection Training Institute (IFPTI) to discuss effective food safety training within a globally integrated food system. The group’s visit to The Training...

2013-07-19 23:20:15

IFPTI has joined with the State of Michigan Governor's Office, Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development, Mead Johnson Nutrition, and Covance Laboratories, Inc., to welcome a delegation of senior government food protection officials from China. Battle Creek, Michigan (PRWEB) July 19, 2013 Food safety is a growing international concern, and the International Food Protection Training Institute (IFPTI) is taking a proactive role in ensuring the food that reaches our tables...

2013-06-14 23:04:34

A conference aimed at making the food supply safe through innovative technology is set for June 19 in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Battle Creek, Michigan (PRWEB) June 14, 2013 A conference aimed at making the food supply safe through innovative technology is set for June 19 in Kalamazoo, Michigan. The program, titled “Innovations in Life Sciences & Technology in Improving Food Protection,” will feature speakers from academia and from regulatory, industry and public-advocacy groups...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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