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The local Allstate office collects 2,800 pounds of food for Fiorenza's Food For Friends

The local Allstate office collects 2,800 pounds of food for Fiorenza’s Food For Friends

SPRINGFIELD – Tom Mallon of Allstate Insurance, 829 W. Sproul Road, Springfield, recently hosted its fourth annual slicing event and food drive at Cardinal O’Hara High School to benefit Fiorenza’s Food For Friends and local food stores. The community raised 2,800 pounds of non-perishable food and cash donations. Malone said volunteers from the O’Hara Community …

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Empanada sale helps UMD Latinx community think about food and culture

Empanada sale helps UMD Latinx community think about food and culture

The University of Maryland’s La Unidad Latina Fraternity hosted an Empire fundraising deal in front of the Stamp Student Union on September 21 and it sold out in less than two hours. Crowds clamored around the table to buy homemade empanadas, pockets of protein-stuffed dough like meat or cheese, which were cooked by the brothers’ …

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growing food insecurity in San Diego;  People of color are more likely to face hunger

growing food insecurity in San Diego; People of color are more likely to face hunger

Despite ongoing recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, San Diego County food insecurity remains more widespread than it was before the pandemic with more than a quarter of the county’s population facing food insecurity, a report released Wednesday by the San Diego Hunger Alliance revealed. The report analyzes data from March of this year on economic …

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Cooking robot fast food costs less than half a human worker

Cooking robot fast food costs less than half a human worker

Wingman is a robotic chef John Kotser Nala Robotics has launched a fast-food robot that says it can fry chicken wings, french fries and other foods, season them, and cook them all independently. It’s called “Wingman,” and it’s available to rent for $2,999 per month. β€œThe Wingman is our latest robot to help restaurants and …

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The US Food and Drug Administration proposes new rules for the "healthy" label on food packaging

The US Food and Drug Administration proposes new rules for the “healthy” label on food packaging

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Wednesday proposed new rules that dictate when food products can make the world “healthy” on their packaging as part of an effort to promote healthy eating in the United States. The Food and Drug Administration regulates foods that can have a “healthy” claim on food packaging. The term …

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The Recorder - The investment fund that supports farmers and food companies looking to attract investors

The Recorder – The investment fund that supports farmers and food companies looking to attract investors

Greenfield – As its 7th anniversary approaches in October, Pioneer Valley Grow Investment Fund It has reformulated its community investment offerings to invite more potential investors. The new social impact pool has a reduced investment threshold of $500 – less than $1,000 – with interest up to 2% and a three-year investment term, instead of …

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The Institute of Food Technologists collaborates with the IFT Mexico Department to support global science for the food community

The Institute of Food Technologists collaborates with the IFT Mexico Department to support global science for the food community

Chicago–(work wire)–The Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) today It announced that it has partnered with IFT’s number one division in Latin America, the IFT Mexico Division, to further support communication among the global food system communities and to advance food science and its applications. The Mexico division is the fourth international division of the IFT, …

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Here's what happened at the big White House conference on food and nutrition: NPR

Here’s what happened at the big White House conference on food and nutrition: NPR

President Joe Biden speaks during the White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health, at the Ronald Reagan Building in Washington, DC, on September 28, 2022. Evan Fauci/AFP Hide caption Caption switch Evan Fauci/AFP President Joe Biden speaks during the White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health, at the Ronald Reagan Building in Washington, …

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