Trending Now: Ending Childhood Hunger

Restaurant Trends from the 7th Annual Food Network New York City Wine & Food Festival presented by FOOD & WINE (NYCWFF) This past weekend, over 18,000 people and nearly 500 chefs gathered at Pier 94 in New York City to unite at the Grand Tasting presented by ShopRite over a common goal: to eliminate childhood […]

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Sesame Workshop Tackles Literacy With Technology: Education Round-Up

Sesame Workshop Tackles Literacy With Technology. Elmo and his “Sesame Street” buddies could soon be having two-way conversations of sorts with children. Sesame Workshop, the nonprofit producer of “Sesame Street,” and the children’s speech recognition company ToyTalk plan to announce Monday that they have signed a two-year research partnership agreement to explore how to use […]

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The Chicken Wings Boom: Foodservice Round-Up

The Chicken Wings Boom. Chaz Brown has dreams. Strange ones — sort of like the dreams Kevin Spacey’s character had in “American Beauty,” except that instead of rose petals hovering in the air, Mr. Brown has visions of ethereal flocks of crispy chicken wings. “I’ve definitely seen wings flying out of people’s heads,” he said. […]

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How to Dispose of Wipers Following EPA Guidelines

Disposable wipers provide many benefits and address an array of pain points related to health, safety, cost and efficiency—but it’s essential to dispose of them correctly, particularly when using hazardous solvents. Last year, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) updated their wiper disposal guidelines, leveling the regulatory playing field between non-laundered wipes and laundered shop […]

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Why Doesn’t U.S. Recycle Nuclear Fuel? Industrial Round-Up

Why Doesn’t U.S. Recycle Nuclear Fuel? The chattering class’s call for action on “climate change” overlooks a crucial point: to succeed, we need to increase reliance on nuclear power, the cleanest technology available, despite the vocal opposition from those who fear another Three-Mile Island or a more-serious disaster like Chernobyl or Fukushima. Compared to electric […]

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Top Germ-Infested Public Places

The average adult can touch as many as 30 objects within a minute, and the Centers for Disease Control estimates up to 80 percent of all infections are transmitted by hands. Keeping germs at bay is no easy task, especially in heavily trafficked facilities where high-contact surfaces like doorknobs, handrails and tabletops are widespread. So […]

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A Step-By-Step Guide To Coping With Jet Lag: Healthcare Round-Up

A Step-By-Step Guide To Coping With Jet Lag. Everyone knows that jet lag feeling: You’re groggy at dinner, but unable to sleep at night; you can’t muster hunger at socially appropriate times and even your digestive system doesn’t seem to cooperate. The problems don’t stop there — one study found that chronic jet lag could […]

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