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Robin Williams’ son opens up about father’s mental health, saying the star was “frustrated” and “very uncomfortable” before his death

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Robin Williams’ son Zak has shared details about his late father, opening up about the actors’ mental health struggles. Zak sat down for an interview with “The Genius Life” podcast on Wednesday, his dad’s birthday.  Both Zak and the......

IFT FIRST: Unpacking mission-driven product development

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KANSAS CITY — Consumers are becoming increasingly educated and opinionated on a range of social and environmental issues, and they’re looking to CPG brands to deliver solutions. In a survey this past spring, New York-based Ipsos Marketing asked consumers what sustainability issues they think the United Nations should focus on.......

‘A space to be you’

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PURCHASE, NY. — Progress toward making PepsiCo, Inc. a more diverse and inclusive organization was shared by the company July 21 in its 2020 DE&I Report. PepsiCo said it has launched an “evolved global strategy” underpinned by the tagline, “A space to be you.” “The ultimate objective is to become......

Muffins linked to Listeria recalled by Give & Go

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SHIRLEY, NY. — Give & Go Prepared Foods (USA) Corp., a business unit of Mondelez International, Inc., on July 19 issued a nationwide recall of certain muffin products due to the potential for the products to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. The recall includes certain products sold under the Uncle......

B&G Foods commits to diversity, inclusivity thru scholarship

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PARSIPPANY, NJ. — B&G Foods, Inc. has founded the B&G Foods Scholarship at The Culinary Institute of America (CIA) to support individuals from diverse backgrounds in their pursuits of culinary careers. The B&G Foods Scholarship will award five $10,000 grants to eligible students at the CIA each year with a......

Wildfires scorch West and create nationwide air pollution

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Wildfires scorch West and create nationwide air pollution – CBS News Watch CBSN Live Smoke from dozens of fires in the West is drifting across the country, creating potentially dangerous health conditions for millions of people who aren’t near......

Local officials across U.S. are starting to reimpose Covid mask rules as delta variant takes hold

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here People wearing face protective masks walk on Hollywood Blvd during the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Los Angeles, California, U.S., March 29, 2021. Mario Anzuoni | Reuters From Los Angeles to Massachusetts, local officials across the country are......

Novartis CEO says Covid-related doctor visit delays likely impacting cancer diagnosis rates

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here The health-care system is still seeing lower rates of diagnoses for certain conditions after the coronavirus pandemic kept non-Covid patients away from the hospital early on, Novartis CEO Vasant Narasimhan told CNBC on Wednesday. “I think the signals that were sent that......

Undercover Snacks receives equity investment

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EAST HANOVER, NJ. — Better-for-you snacks manufacturer Undercover Snacks said it has raised $13.7 million of equity for a minority stake in the company. Led by Octagon Capital Holdings, 900 Chocolate Investors and the company’s founders, funds will be used for marketing initiatives to support the company’s growing retail footprint,......

Bringing health, plant protein to developing markets

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KANSAS CITY — Making food more affordable and available in developing markets was a common topic in a July 19 presentation at the Institute of Food Technologists’ virtual FIRST conference. Michael J. Leonard, PhD, chief technology officer for Motif FoodWorks. Inc., Boston, spoke about how plant protein alternatives, currently a......

IFT FIRST: Today’s trends that will drive growth tomorrow

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KANSAS CITY — Food and beverage industry sales growth in the United States was predictable at 2% to 3% pre-pandemic. Then, in 2020, sales growth shot up to 11% and manufacturers and marketers are now trying to understand how to keep that growth elevated. Several trends stand out as potential......

Specialty snacks maker expanding in Virginia

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RICHMOND, VA. — Red River Foods, Inc., a supplier of specialty snacks, said it will invest $16.5 million to establish a warehouse and processing plant for tree nuts, seeds and dried fruits in Henrico County, Va. The facility will create 60 new jobs. “We have called the Richmond region home......

Private equity firm to buy BakeMark

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PICO RIVERA, CALIF. — Private equity firm Clearlake Capital Group, LP has signed an agreement to acquire BakeMark USA, LLC from Pamplona Capital Management. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. “We are thrilled to partner with BakeMark and support the company in its next stage of accelerated growth,”......

CBS Evening News, July 19, 2021

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here CBS Evening News, July 19, 2021 – CBS News Watch CBSN Live Delta variant fuels rise in COVID cases across 48 states; 101-year-old pediatrician pushes off retirement Be the first to know Get browser notifications for breaking news, live......

Positive COVID tests in Olympic Village spark outbreak fears

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Positive COVID tests in Olympic Village spark outbreak fears – CBS News Watch CBSN Live Infections from COVID-19 are sidelining Team USA athletes from the Tokyo Olympics, which are set to begin in just days. Lucy Craft has the......

101-year-old pediatrician pushes off retirement

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here 101-year-old pediatrician pushes off retirement – CBS News Watch CBSN Live Pediatrician Andy Margileth is one of about a dozen century-old doctors who are still practicing medicine in the U.S. He has no plans to slow down. Norah O’Donnell......

Insurance Agents Walk For Health Awareness & Benefit NAACP Las Vegas

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   Las Vegas NAACP Receives Donation LAS VEGAS – July 19, 2021 – — – A multi-cultural group of New York Life insurance agents recently participated in the Stepping Forward Walkathon from May 10 – June 13. The group raised $8037 to educate the community about the importance of health......

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