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Mr. John Ruan, Sr., a Des Moines businessman and philanthropist, Mr. Ruan was crucial in saving the World Food Prize after funding at General Foods was cut. Mr. Ruan also was instrumental in moving the Prize from New York, to Des Moines, IA, where it is currently.

- The World Food Prize - Improving the Quality, Quantity and Availability of Food in the World

In a short documentary by AJ+, a recently launched digital-only network from Al Jazeera based in San Francisco, the role of corporations and lobbyists is examin

Why is Coca-Cola Deciding What Kids Eat at School?

Little Known Facts About JFK:  Barry Goldwater is a 1st-rate photographer, and he once took a picture of President Kennedy and sent it to him for an autograph. The picture came back with this inscription: “For Barry Goldwater, whom I urge to follow the career for which he has shown so much talent - photography. From his friend, John Kennedy”.

Obama, McCain out to win — at any cost

Many indigenous fruits and vegetables are in danger of abandonment and extinction. People are trying to catalogue as many traditional varieties as possible.

Many indigenous fruits and vegetables are in danger of abandonment and extinction due to the spread of monoculture food crops. The World Vegetable Center and Slow Food International are trying to catalogue as many traditional varieties as possible.

John E. Roemer

John E. Roemer

Thought that Arctic blast scared all the farmers markets away? Thankfully, that's not the case. Here's where to shop now. Check out this list of indoor farmers markets in Chicago.

Winter Fresh! Indoor Farmers Markets To Visit Now

Back to School: 14 Initiatives Educating Youth About Agriculture – Food Tank

Food insecurity's mental toll extends beyond nutritional impact  FI has been linked with nutrition-related health outcomes including dietary inadequacies, early child growth faltering, obesity, poor physical health, low educational achievement, and developmental deficits in children. This study serves to highlight ...

Food insecurity’s mental toll extends beyond nutritional impact

Food, Immigrants, and the Fabric of the Body Politic

Food, Immigrants, and the Fabric of the Body Politic

Great resources for food safety!

Basics for Handling Food Safely Includes: Shopping Storage Preparation Thawing Cooking Serving Leftovers Refreezing Cold Storage Chart

Seven South and Central American Initiatives Empowering Women. Women Deliver 2013: Food Tank highlights seven innovations in Central and South America improving food security and empowering women.

Seven South and Central American Initiatives Empowering Women. Women Deliver Food Tank highlights seven innovations in Central and South America improving food security and empowering women.

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