US: 48 exploited pandemic to steal $250M from food program

Amanda Gerla

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — United States authorities charged 48 people in Minnesota with conspiracy and other counts in what they said Tuesday was the largest pandemic-related fraud scheme yet, stealing $250 million from a federal program that provides meals to low-income children. Federal prosecutors say the defendants created companies that claimed […]

Both Food and Drink Keep You Hydrated for Summer Exercise

Amanda Gerla

By By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter, HealthDay Reporter (HealthDay) SATURDAY, June 18, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Keeping your body well-fueled and hydrated is a must during outdoor summer sports and exercise, a nutrition expert says. “For summer workouts, it’s important to make sure that adequate carbohydrates, fluids and electrolytes are […]

Devoted to vitamin and wholesome communities

Amanda Gerla

Heather Cruz Chula Vista Elementary College District’s Heather Cruz is certainly one of six recipients honored with the Let’s Eat Wholesome Management Award. Launched by Dairy Council of California, the Let’s Eat Wholesome initiative brings educators, well being professionals and neighborhood leaders collectively to coordinate, collaborate and co-create alternatives to […]

Humans can limit food according to calories

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Share on PinterestNew research is challenging the belief that humans cannot moderate food according to its calorie content. Evan Dalen/Stocksy Humans were thought to be unaware of the energy content of the foods they eat, and therefore, believed to have a tendency to eat the same amount of food in […]

Balchem Corporation Signs Definitive Agreement to Acquire Kappa Bioscience AS | News

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NEW HAMPTON, N.Y., June 14, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Balchem Corporation (NASDAQ:BCPC), a global specialty ingredients company focused on Nutrition and Health, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Kappa Bioscience AS (“Kappa”), a leading science-based manufacturer of specialty vitamin K2 for the human nutrition industry, headquartered in Oslo, Norway. […]

Taste and fragrance group Firmenich signs merger with DSM global health and nutrition business

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Health and nutrition group DSM has confirmed a merger agreement with global flavours, fragrances and ingredients company, Firmenich, combining their sector disciplines, which include applications within confectionery, to become DSM-Firmenich, writes Neill Barston. Terms for the deal, which will merge multi-billion international operations have not been revealed, yet the businesses […]