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Go Get the (Immune Cell) Regulators!

Teaser: Shugo Sasaki, M.D., Ph.D., of the University of British Columbia, wants to make beta cell replacement therapies that are “immune” to attack.
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The shortage of donor beta cells and the need for strong immunosuppressive drugs to prevent immune attack make beta cell replacement available only to people with severe life-threatening unawareness of their low blood sugar, called hypoglycemia. At JDRF, we are taking a new route to beta cell replacement technologies, with the aim to develop an unlimited source of insulin-producing cells without drugs that limit your immune system’s role in fighting off infection.

On 10th Anniversary of Aramark Building Community, Volunteers Return to Philadelphia Community Center Where It All Began

Aramark team volunteers at R.W. Brown Community Center to bring health and wellness education to preschoolers and community members
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Ten years after Aramark Building Community launched,  Aramark (NYSE: ARMK) team members returned to one of the sites where it started, volunteering their time at R.W. Brown Community Center to bring health and wellness education to preschoolers and community members.

Sodexo Stop Hunger Foundation Extends Partnership With Armed Services YMCA To Help End Childhood Hunger

$100,000 grant from the Sodexo Stop Hunger Foundation will support child development and food insecurity programs at two ASYMCA locations
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GAITHERSBURG, Md.,  September 19, 2018 /3BLMedia/ — Sodexo Stop Hunger Foundation announced today that it is extending its partnership with the Armed Services YMCA (ASYMCA) and providing a $100,000 grant to improve access to nutritious food to help end childhood hunger.  The organizations will continue to work together to support the military community by helping to reduce food insecurity among military families.  With the generosity of organizations like Sodexo Stop Hunger Foundation, ASYMCA can help stop military family hunger through programs and services supporting young, low-income mil

New Trends and Technologies in Foodservice: Third-party Delivery Food Safety

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The upswing in demand of third-party food delivery means restaurateurs need to tackle these issues head-on.

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National Food Safety Month: Foodservice Tech Safety Quiz

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New technologies and new meal delivery options can present food safety challenges. As always, keeping consumers safe is top priority. 

Third-party delivery services, tablets, and self-service kiosks are helping restaurants and customers interact. With this technology, however, employees must be aware of associated food safety risks. 

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New Trends and Technologies in Foodservice: Keeping Consumers Safe

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Changing consumer trends can mean changes in your operation. If your operation is using new technology for placing orders, do you have a cleaning program in place for it? How does your food stay safe once it leaves your establishment for delivery? Consumers now hear more about food safety through social media and reality TV. Make sure your operation does not become something to “post about.”

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MSD Publishes 2017/2018 Corporate Responsibility Report

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MSD (tradename of Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, N.J., USA (NYSE: MRK)) has issued its 2017/2018 Global Corporate Responsibility Report. The report reflects the company’s performance and progress in its four corporate responsibility priority areas of Access to Health, Employees, Environmental Sustainability and Ethics & Transparency. 

VIDEO | Country Music Stars Chris Young and Chase Bryant Introduce My Special Aflac Duck™ to Kids Battling Cancer

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Watch the video to see how the young cancer patients at The Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt reacted when country music stars Chris Young and Chase Bryant visited and introduced them to My Special Aflac Duck™.

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