Nutrition and Its Impact on Economic Sustainability

The idea that a sustainable food chain is connected to global economic stability is often not considered. According to a 2005 overview by the World Bank, the two are inseparable: “Malnutrition slows economic growth and perpetuates poverty through three routes—direct losses in productivity from poor physical status; indirect losses from poor cognitive function and deficits…

BRI Continues Its Support of the Inter-Faith Food Shuttle

Research Triangle Park, NC (January 22, 2012) – BioResource International, Inc. is proud to announce their continuing support of the Inter-Faith Food Shuttle (www.foodshuttle.org), through their sponsorship of the 18th Annual Taste of Hope Gala (www.tasteandblossoms.com/). The gala, benefiting the Inter-Faith Food Shuttle, was held at The Umstead Hotel and Spa on January 22. Guests…

BRI Presents Latest Research at the International Poultry Expo

Research Triangle Park, NC (January 23, 2012) – Scientists from the Agricultural biotechnology company BioResource International, Inc. (www.briworldwide.com) presented their latest research at the International Poultry Scientific Forum held in conjunction with the International Poultry Expo in Atlanta from January 23-26, 2012 (http://www.ipe11.org)­. The poster, presented by BRI Nutritionist Dr. Patrick Biggs, was entitled “Effect…

Watching our “Waste Lines”

If you ever wanted to get a idea of what a crowded planet might look like someday, you need only look at pictures from the Times Square New Year’s Eve celebration, with the sheer numbers of people crammed into that city space. The conservative estimate was that 1.5 to 2 million people crowded into Times…

Community Involvement in 2011

As has been our tradition, BRI continued in 2011 to support numerous local and international organizations through event sponsorship and financial contributions. BRI has been a long-time supporter of the Inter-Faith food Shuttle (www.foodshuttle.org), a Raleigh-based organization that fights hunger in the local community by recovering perishable foods from various sources and redistributes it those…