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2014-01-07 16:25:58

CHICAGO, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Feeding America applauds the announcement by the USDA today that they intend to purchase $126.4 million worth of fruits and vegetables, including tart cherries, processed apples, cranberries, fresh tomatoes, wild blueberries, and raisins. Feeding America particularly welcomes this purchase as it is committed to providing an array of highly nutritious produce to the clients they serve, including more than 14 million children each...

2013-12-16 23:04:36

Leading Emergency Preparedness Mobile App Offers Predictions for Technology-shaping Crisis and Security Management Industry Changes in 2014 Herndon, VA (PRWEB) December 16, 2013 With the average smartphone user keeping their device within three feet and checking it every six minutes, Chris Britton, General Manager of Irving Burton Associates’ In Case of Crisis, expects the mobilization of emergency management and business continuity to dramatically shift to widespread adoption in 2014....

2013-12-12 23:02:43

Dr. Julia Bradsher, President and CEO of the Global Food Protection Institute, will join stakeholders from more than 70 countries at the Global Food Safety Partnership (GFSP) 2nd Annual Conference in Singapore. SINGAPORE (PRWEB) December 12, 2013 Dr. Julia Bradsher, President and CEO of the Global Food Protection Institute, will join stakeholders from more than 70 countries at the Global Food Safety Partnership (GFSP) 2nd Annual Conference in Singapore. These stakeholders will be...

2013-12-10 23:32:16

This fall The Center’s Emergency Preparedness team has conducted 27 site visits to Northeast Ohio hospitals that receive Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) funding, with four visits scheduled to complete before the end of the year. Cleveland, Ohio (PRWEB) December 10, 2013 This fall The Center’s Emergency Preparedness team has conducted 27 site visits to Northeast Ohio hospitals that receive Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) funding, with...

2013-11-27 23:30:03

Families are struggling to put food on the table for the holidays, and food banks are in need of more donations before the holidays. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) November 27, 2013 The holidays are here! This is the time for food, fun and family, but for the 325,000 people who are considered “food insecure” the holidays may be a hungry one. Cuts in food stamps have put a high demand on food banks to help feed the hungry, and the fact that about 45 million pounds of food is moved each year in...


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snash
  • To talk saucily.
  • Insolent, opprobrious language; impertinent abuse.
This word is Scots in origin and probably imitative.