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2014-03-13 12:24:10

VADUZ, Liechtenstein, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- http://www.worldreview.info The population of sub-Saharan Africa is set to reach two billion by 2050, but there will only be enough food for 13 per cent of the population if current food production levels persist. "Sub-Saharan Africa remains the world`s most food-insecure region, with a quarter of its 925 million population trapped in a vicious cycle of hunger and poverty. Twenty-eight countries in the region...

2014-03-12 16:28:09

CHICAGO, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Food banks across the nation, and the millions of low-income people who turn to them for help, are still reeling from the effects of an unusually cold and snowy winter season, according to Feeding America, the nation's largest hunger-relief organization. The harsh winter, combined with the November 2013 cut of $5 billion in fiscal year 2014 to the food stamp program (now officially named the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program,...

2014-03-12 08:28:56

Record-breaking duo joins General Mills, Big Machine Label Group and Feeding America to launch third Outnumber Hunger(TM) campaign supporting local food banks MINNEAPOLIS, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- General Mills today announced the launch of its third annual Outnumber Hunger campaign, which has provided more than 25 million meals to Americans in need as part of a partnership with Feeding America and Big Machine Label Group. Each year a talented roster of popular music artists...

2014-03-11 23:24:32

Australia could increase its food security role in Asia, with food consumption modelled under specific scenarios to more than double by 2030 CANBERRA, Australia (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 Australia could increase its food security role in Asia, with food consumption modelled under specific scenarios to more than double by 2030, according to new research from the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU). The EIU report, commissioned by DuPont, considers scenarios for economic growth in the sector...

2014-03-10 16:34:53

Events in more than 20 locations, from New York to Los Angeles, engage Americans during the International Year of Family Farming LITTLE ROCK, Ark., March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Heifer International is proud to celebrate its 70(th) Anniversary during the United Nations-recognized International Year of Family Farming, a time designated to honor the importance of family farming in reducing poverty and improving global food security. In recognition of this milestone...

2014-03-06 08:33:04

CHICAGO, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As the world celebrates the International Year of Family Farming, Food Tank: The Food Think Tank (http://www.FoodTank.com) highlights new research in a report, Food Tank by the Numbers: Family Farming, that features original research from the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and draws on dozens of experts. The report proves that family farms--farms or ranches owned and operated by families--are not only feeding the world, but also developing...

2014-03-04 23:22:02

EtQ today announced that it will be speaking at the 10th Annual North American Summit on Food Safety, to be held from March 5th – 6th in Toronto, Ontario. Farmingdale, NY (PRWEB) March 04, 2014 EtQ today announced that it will be speaking at the 10th Annual North American Summit on Food Safety, to be held from March 5th – 6th in Toronto, Ontario. EtQ’s Tom Barlow will present the topic, “Harmonizing the Food Safety Management System to Extend to Suppliers,” at 11:30 on March...

2014-03-04 14:00:07

New study: Worldwide spread of a standard globalized diet is putting more food on the dinner table, but at the expense of diverse local crops; global uniformity heightens the risk of food crises due to climate change A comprehensive new study of global food supplies confirms and thoroughly documents for the first time what experts have long suspected: over the last five decades, human diets around the world have grown ever more similar—by a global average of 36 percent—and the trend...

2014-03-04 08:28:49

Child Hunger Ends Here® Campaign Provides An Easy Way for Consumers to Help the Nearly 16 Million Kids Struggling with Hunger in the U.S. OMAHA, Neb., March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- More than one in five of all children(1) and more than one in four Latino children(1) in this country may not know where their next meal is coming from. ConAgra Foods and P&G are building a community of people to make a difference and help donate up to 7 million meals in 2014 through the Child Hunger...

2014-03-03 23:02:07

In response to an article published by Medicalnewstoday.com, Dr. Michael Gabriel of Gabriel Pediatrics, a Brooklyn pediatric care center, says the price differences between healthy and unhealthy products might force people to make unhealthy choices when grocery shopping. New York, NY (PRWEB) March 03, 2014 Dr. Michael Gabriel of Gabriel Pediatrics, a Brooklyn pediatric care center, responds to an article published on February 24 by Medicalnewstoday.com, which talks about the correlation...


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  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
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