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Chris Christie and Republicans Should Read this Minimum Wage Book
Chris Christie and Republicans Should Read this Minimum Wage Book
10/22/2014 6:05:51 PM
“I’m tired of hearing about the minimum wage,” Gov. Chris Christie (R-N.J.) said during an event at the Chamber of Commerce.   “I really am. I don’t think there’s a mother or a father sitting around the kitchen table tonight in America saying, ’You know, honey, if our son or daughter could just make a higher minimum wage, my God, all of our dreams would be realized.’ Is that …
Ecolab Hosts Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable
10/22/2014 12:42:21 PM
Beverage industry leaders from across the globe convened October 14-16 for the Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable (BIER) semi-annual meeting. Ecolab hosted the event at the company’s Global Research, Development and Engineering (RD&E) Center on its Schuman Campus in Eagan, Minn. The three-day agenda focused on BIER’s current work to reduce resource consumption, …
Candy Addictions Delivers Sweet Treats in All Australia
Candy Addictions Delivers Sweet Treats in All Australia
10/21/2014 9:25:20 AM
Candy Addictions, Australia’s leading candy maker has penetrated the advertising industry in delivering its personalised candies for Australian radio stations.  Recently, the company created sweet treats for 91.1 Hot FM and continues to blast in the broadcasting area.  Aside from being a major award-sponsor that will provide the ABIA’s winning bride-to-be perfect wedding candy …
Secrets to Dining in Italy
Secrets to Dining in Italy
10/20/2014 10:00:40 AM
While it is known for many things, Italy is undeniably famous for its incredible food. Many who visit Italy arrive with their mouths watering for dishes that are at their best when they are authentically Italian. There is a world of new flavors to try when visiting Italy, and an Italian getaway is simply not complete without trying at least a few of these unforgettable …
Private Label Foods and Beverages Making Healthy Eating Affordable
10/17/2014 1:03:38 PM
Many consumers feel eating healthier is too expensive. Organic and natural products are obviously a part of the healthy eating trend, and roughly a quarter of Americans eat organic foods on a regular basis—though the level has remained the same for years due to high prices. Manufacturers and retailers have tried to address consumer concerns about wellness and nutrition with …
Vegan Gluten Free Dairy Free Egg Free Cake Premix
Vegan Gluten Free Dairy Free Egg Free Cake Premix
10/17/2014 9:18:42 AM
Celebrate Christmas Day With Gluten Free, Dairy Free And Egg Free Vegan Cakes – New Secret Breakthrough Recipe Now celebrating Christmas Day with yummy cakes is not a dream for a family member who suffer multiple food allergies, since my Sweets Paradise – vegan, gluten free cake premix is now available online at Founder of …
foodtweeks™ Adds New Partner to Nationawide Netowrk, Utah Food Bank
foodtweeks™ Adds New Partner to Nationawide Netowrk, Utah Food Bank
10/16/2014 4:38:09 AM
STAMFORD, CT – A nationwide network of partner food banks, and a free weight management app, foodtweeks™, have combined forces to help provide hunger relief and make communities healthier. Utah Food Bank in Salt Lake City, Utah has joined the ranks of foodtweeks™-affiliated food banks and is set to receive donations from the app. In order for Utah Food Bank to receive …
EMSL Analytical, Inc. Accepted into the Domestic Peanut Aflatoxin Program
EMSL Analytical, Inc. Accepted into the Domestic Peanut Aflatoxin Program
10/15/2014 2:58:41 PM
EMSL Analytical, Inc. has been approved by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Agriculture Marketing Service (AMS) and accepted into the Domestic Peanut Aflatoxin Program.  EMSL is proficient in analyzing peanut samples for aflatoxin by using an immunoaffinity column with direct fluorometry method (AOAC Official Method 991.31, A-G). According to the USDA, …
Dickinson Insurance Agency Initiates New Charity Campaign in Collaboration With the Arkansas Food Bank in Little Rock to Provide for Locals in Need
10/15/2014 11:21:23 AM
Little Rock, AR – With a new charity campaign in the Little Rock area, Dickinson Insurance Agency has teamed up with the Arkansas Food Bank, and announced a new food drive to raise items in support of individuals and families who are facing hunger. According to the USDA, Arkansas is ranked no. 2 in the number of people challenged by food insecurity. Food donations can now be …
If We Are Serious About Obesity, School Canteens Are A Good Place To Start
If We Are Serious About Obesity, School Canteens Are A Good Place To Start
10/14/2014 11:18:59 AM
Mel’s Tasty Bites takes on Fast Food Canteen Operators. Carmel Raineri, Owner of Mel’s Tasty Bites, said School Canteens could be the key to reversing the tide of child obesity. “In NSW it is mandatory for schools to provide food and drinks consistent with the Australian canteen guide to healthy eating, yet this does not seem to be in place with most schools, especially …
Cocoa’s boom-bust price cycles could hit African farmers hard, but industry is responding
10/13/2014 5:10:45 PM
Analysis by PwC and natural resource tracking company GeoTraceability indicates that ‘boom-bust’ cycles of cocoa prices remain a major threat to small farmers in West Africa in particular. But the confectionery industry is responding with new investment to make cocoa production more efficient and sustainable in the long run. With the price of cocoa in September up by around …
Mattus & DiGiacomo Agency Inaugurates Charity Campaign in the Philadelphia Area and Debuts by Providing Funds to Philabundance to Feed Hungry People
10/13/2014 12:30:59 PM
Philadelphia, PA – Mattus & DiGiacomo Agency in Philadelphia, PA announced the debut of its charity program designed to benefit the local community. The agency will work closely with nonprofit organizations in the area, to nominate a new beneficiary every 30-90 days. The idea is to create a campaign to help the elected individual, family or programs with immediate …
The Drott Agencies Continues Its Community Program in San Antonio, TX, This Time Introducing a Charity Campaign Offering Thanksgiving Dinner to Thousands of Seniors and Needy Citizens
10/13/2014 12:14:52 PM
San Antonio, TX – With a new charity campaign in San Antonio, TX, The Drott Agencies looks to offer relief to hungry people in the community. While also raising awareness about the hunger issue in the region, The Drott Agencies seeks to raise $400 to help the Raul Jimenez Dinner, responsible for one of the largest Thanksgiving benefits in the country, feed thousands of …
foodtweeks™ Helps Supporters of Capital Area Food Bank of Texas Fight Hunger
foodtweeks™ Helps Supporters of Capital Area Food Bank of Texas Fight Hunger
10/9/2014 6:00:00 AM
foodtweeks ™ builds a network of food banks across the country which will receive donations by combining weight management with feeding the hungry. The Capital Area Food Bank of Texas in Austin, TX has joined the ranks of foodtweeks™-affiliated food banks. This is good news for Austin locals because each time a foodtweeks™ user reports “tweeking” ;(trimming calories …
Study shows consumers want more omega-3
10/6/2014 4:58:53 PM
At least 98 percent of consumers have now heard of omega-3 oils. An increasing number are more likely to purchase products containing ALA, EPA or DHA omega-3 oils. This is according to Cargill’s Fatitudes™ research, which provides a look at how consumers perceive a variety of oils and fats in packaged goods.  “The Fatitudes research will help our customers better understand …
Saz’s Hospitality Group Expands to New Walker’s Point Facility
10/3/2014 2:40:49 PM
Milwaukee, WI – Saz’s Hospitality Group has outgrown their State Street location. While Saz’s State House Restaurant will remain in the beautiful historic building it’s occupied since opening the doors in 1976, Saz’s Catering division will move operations to a larger facility in Walker’s Point. “When it became apparent that we had outgrown our current facilities we began an …
The Petco Foundation and Natural Balance® Pet Foods Celebrate Service and Therapy Animals with Helping Heroes Campaign
10/3/2014 9:39:58 AM
The Petco Foundation and Natural Balance Pet Foods ® are once again joining forces to celebrate service and therapy animals nationwide this October with a Helping Heroes fundraiser benefiting organizations that support these special, heroic animals. “Service and therapy animals offer their handlers the chance to live fuller lives, to achieve lifelong goals, embark on …
Biotech and Agribusinesses Spending Heavily to Defeat State GMO Food Labeling Votes
10/2/2014 11:40:02 AM
Citizen initiatives on the November 4 ballots in both Colorado and Oregon would mandate clear labeling of genetically engineered (GE) ingredients on food packages.  The pending votes have sparked a high-priced battleground pitting consumer and farmer advocates against multi-billion-dollar agribusiness corporations. Opposition to the state food labeling measures is coming …
Celebrity Wedding Planner David Tutera is Coming to New Jersey
Celebrity Wedding Planner David Tutera is Coming to New Jersey
10/1/2014 2:18:35 PM
Beloved wedding dynamo David Tutera is taking center stage on November 24 at the Radisson Freehold. At the event, Mr. Tutera will share behind-the-scenes tales from his hit show on WE tv, celebrity clients, his rise to fame, and insights into wedding trends and ideas. The event, Cocktails & Wedding Bells with David Tutera , will also include a question and answer session …
California Firm Recalls Carob Powder Due to Salmonella Concerns
California Firm Recalls Carob Powder Due to Salmonella Concerns
9/30/2014 6:10:06 PM
Last month, a California company near San Diego issued a recall of its Organic Carob Powder because it had the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella .  The announcement was posted to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) recall list after routine product testing by a supplier to the company revealed the possibility of the bacteria. The recalled powder was …