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Take holiday to grow food, Sri Lanka tells civil servants

Take holiday to grow food, Sri Lanka tells civil servants

Issued on: 14/06/2022 – 10:16modified: 14/06/2022 – 10:14 Colombo (AFP) – Crisis-hit Sri Lanka is asking civil servants to take an extra day off each week to grow crops in their backyards in a bid to forestall a looming food shortage. The island nation’s unprecedented economic downturn has left several staple foods in short supply, …

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Romney Offers Measures to Health Bill to Prevent Future Formula Crisis, Support Dietary Supplements Industry, and Lower Drug Prices

Romney Offers Measures to Health Bill to Prevent Future Formula Crisis, Support Dietary Supplements Industry, and Lower Drug Prices

WASHINGTON- US Senator Mitt Romney (R-UT) today offered several amendments to the Food and Drug Administration Safety and Landmark Advancements (FDASLA) Act—legislation to be considered by the HELP Committee tomorrow—which will prevent a future infant formula crisis, support the dietary supplements industry in Utah, and advance more options to lower drug prices. One of Romney’s …

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Cape Cod food pantries increase services due to inflation

Cape Cod food pantries increase services due to inflation

Michael Mecenas used to get fresh produce from the Family Table Collaborative in South Yarmouth once a week for the immigrant families served by his organization, the Health Ministry Inc. in Hyannis. But with inflation taking a bigger bite out of food budgets and gas prices rising, Patron now delivers celery, cherries, red peppers and …

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Dirt work begins on Jalapeño Tree restaurant

Dirt work begins on Jalapeño Tree restaurant

Jun. 14—The dirt work has begun on Palestine’s very own Jalapeño Tree restaurant to be located at 2300 South Loop 256. The Palestine Economic Development Corporation and the city of Palestine have been working with Paul Bambrey for almost a year to finalize plans for this project. “The Palestine Economic Development Corporation is always happy …

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Union’s claim over 8,000 fewer jobs ‘does not reflect reality’

Union’s claim over 8,000 fewer jobs ‘does not reflect reality’

Figures claiming there are now 8,000 fewer manufacturing jobs in Northern Ireland today than before the pandemic do not reflect reality, a business leader has said. tephen Kelly, chief executive of Manufacturing NI, said statistics from GMB Union released yesterday and showing that there were 82,000 manufacturing jobs in Northern Ireland in 2021, compared to …

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Boxed Water is Better – Key Account Manager – BevNET.com Beverage Industry Job Listing

Boxed Water is Better – Key Account Manager – BevNET.com Beverage Industry Job Listing

KEY ACCOUNT MANAGER ABOUT BOXED WATER Boxed Water Is Better® was the first national company to offer an alternative to plastic bottles and aluminum cans. Over our ten-year history, we have become the leader in the sustainably packaged category. We obsess on providing the purest water in the most sustainable manner. Our mission is to …

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Grape growers face a future altered by Covid, weather, smoke

Grape growers face a future altered by Covid, weather, smoke

By Mary Coffman Like all agricultural producers in the state, Washington’s wine grape growers have faced myriad challenges since the onset of the pandemic. Tasting room closures, hot temperatures, wildfires, inflation. “It won’t go back to what the market looked like prior to Covid,” said Vicky Scharlau, executive director of the Washington Wine Growers Association. …

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Opinion: We need more ways to feed America.  Congress has the solution: Act to pass aquaculture legislation

Opinion: We need more ways to feed America. Congress has the solution: Act to pass aquaculture legislation

During this National Oceans Month, it’s a time to reflect on the fact that America has an opportunity to harness the vast resources of our ocean waters and create a robust aquaculture industry. By putting in place the proper regulatory system to support offshore aquaculture, or fish farming in federal waters off the shore, Members …

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East Pasco real estate takes off as new home prices approach 0K

East Pasco real estate takes off as new home prices approach $400K

A pair of homebuilders is drawing attention to east Pasco not as a center for warehouses and food processors, but as a hot spot for new homes with above-average price tags. The two builders – Ramgar Homes and Empire Bros Construction – are building homes with prices approaching $400,000 near East A Street and Heritage …

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