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2014-09-30 23:03:38

NutriGold is willingly transparent when it comes to their product ingredients. In the face of recent political objectives that are attempting to prevent transparency, NutriGold believes that the public has the right to know what is in the products they purchase. Orem, UT (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 The Grocery Manufacturers Association of America (GMA), consisting of members like Monsanto, Coca-Cola, and General Mills, is making a greater effort to end any GMO labeling laws in the United...

2014-09-30 12:27:24

WASHINGTON, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The states with the highest proportion of hungry and poor people are in the South, according to a Bread for the World analysis of the latest U.S. Census data. Several states in the region account for large portions of the more than 49 million Americans who were at risk of hunger and 45 million Americans who lived in poverty last year. The states with the highest percentage of food insecurity, or hunger, are Arkansas (21.2...

2014-09-27 23:01:25

Mediaplanet announces distribution of its third cross-platform edition of Our Food, encouraging readers to source and savour the robust organic and local food prospects throughout the province of Ontario. The sustainable agri-food sector in Ontario attempts to revolutionize the way Ontarians consider and interact with their food, as well as highlight the quality-of-life benefits that organic farming has on our environment and our economy. Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) September 27, 2014 The...

2014-09-19 12:26:49

WASHINGTON, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Members of the House and Senate yesterday each introduced legislation to authorize the Feed the Future Initiative. The House's Feed the Future Global Food Security Act of 2014 and the Senate's Global Food Security Act of 2014 were introduced by Rep. Chris Smith (R-N.J.) and Sen. Bob Casey (D-Pa.), respectively. The bills are cosponsored by Rep. Betty McCollum (D-Minn.) and Sens. Mike Johanns (R-Neb.), Chris Coons (D-Del.), and...

2014-09-15 23:05:12

The conference will be held November 11-12 at the UCLA Anderson School of Management and will focus on the economic, environmental and community benefits that result from the development of a robust local food infrastructure. The conference is ideal for farmers, investors, technology companies, city planners, community and economic development directors, suppliers and restaurant owners. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 Local food policy, urban agriculture strategy, and business...

2014-09-09 12:22:44

Fair Trade and Small Farming Advocates Weigh In on Climate Solutions PORTLAND, Ore., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fair World Project (FWP), a campaign of the Organic Consumers Association, the nation's largest network of green and ethical consumers, and The Latin American and Caribbean Network of Fair Trade Small Producers' Organizations (CLAC), the largest network of fair trade farmers in Latin America, have joined together to call on the United Nations to put small...

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2014-09-09 03:00:17

Fariss Samarrai and H. Brevy Cannon, University of Virginia As the world population continues to grow, by about 1 billion people every 12 to 14 years since the 1960s, the global food supply may not meet escalating demand – particularly for agriculturally poor countries in arid to semi-arid regions, such as Africa’s Sahel, that already depend on imports for much of their food supply. A new University of Virginia study, published online in the American Geophysical Union journal,...

2014-09-04 12:23:05

Policymakers and Nutrition Experts Address Florida's Critical Food Access and Nutrition Challenges TAMPA, Fla., Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mosaic Company (NYSE: MOS) today hosted its second annual Florida Hunger-Relief Forum in Bradenton at Renaissance on 9(th), bringing together local, state and national policymakers and nutrition experts to help drive advocacy and action on hunger and nutrition issues. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20060331/MOSAICLOGO Keynote speaker...

2014-09-03 12:33:05

WASHINGTON, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) released its annual report, Household Food Security in the United States 2013. The report reveals that 14.3 percent of U.S. households were food-insecure in 2013. This number is a slight decline since 2011 but remains well above the rates of food insecurity recorded before the recession. "Our elected officials need to make ending hunger a national priority," said Rev. David...

2014-08-29 23:01:10

Lackey and Global Food Exchange™ excited to be apart of Freeman's continued success. Denver, CO (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 The new book Game Plan, by Kevin D. Freeman features the Global Food Exchange™ (GFE) and Founder, Richard Lackey. Game Plan is the first “how to” investment handbook of its type. Explaining the emerging risks and providing a complete game plan of response for investors at all levels. Freeman also explains that there is no “one size fits all” solution as...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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