Food Security

Most people are aware of food safety, but food security is probably not an issue on many people’s minds. So just what is food security? According to the World Health Organization (WHO), “food security” is built on three pillars: Food availability: sufficient quantities of food available on a consistent basis. Food access: having sufficient resources…

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Helping Farmers be Successful

If you are in poultry production, you know how hard it is out there. While it has never been easy to make a living growing and selling poultry, the “perfect storm” of factors including high feed costs without a substantial increase in meat prices, combined with mounting consumer concerns about animal welfare and health, creates…

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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…

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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…

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