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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...

2013-10-24 12:27:15

BATTLE CREEK, Mich., Oct. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today Altarum Institute and the W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF) released a report detailing the economic impact of racism, and the benefits of advancing racial equity as the demography of our nation continues to evolve. As businesses, policy makers and thought leaders attempt to track, analyze and ultimately manage the impact of the U.S. shift from a white majority to a minority majority, the availability of data on the...

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...

2013-05-24 12:22:08

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., May 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF) of Battle Creek, Mich., today announced Alvin H. Warren as its new program officer for New Mexico programs. He joins the foundation to assist in managing the New Mexico place-based grantmaking and social change efforts. A member of Santa Clara Pueblo and born and raised in New Mexico, Warren will be based at the foundation's Albuquerque office. Most recently, Warren was executive vice president at...

2013-03-20 12:26:27

DETROIT, March 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Leaders of the W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF) will engage Friday with NBC News correspondents, the region's top thought leaders and education and community stakeholders in discussions around improving educational opportunities and outcomes for children at NBC News' Education Nation - Detroit. The Detroit Summit is part of Education Nation's national road tour, and will begin on Friday, March 22, at 9 a.m. at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African...

2013-01-30 08:29:19

BATTLE CREEK, Mich., Jan. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Although many books, movies and television programs may poke fun or make light of prescription drug use, a recent article from Highbrow Magazine presents comprehensive evidence that suggests this type of drug abuse is a serious problem. More specifically, the article addresses the heavy abuse of prescription medication--such as opioids and antidepressants--on college campuses. A Forever Recovery, Battle Creek, MI based rehabilitation...