Food security

International Disability Alliance's statement on the situation of persons with disabilities affected by floods in Pakistan

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Friday, September 23, 2022

GENEVA, Switzerland, Sept. 23, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The International Disability Alliance (IDA) is expressing its deepest sympathy to the people of Pakistan, in particular persons with disabilities and their families, who have been affected by the recent floods and landslides. We call on the government of Pakistan, the United Nations, the international humanitarian community, and donor agencies to ensure maximum inclusion of persons with disabilities in the humanitarian response. Organizations of persons with disabilities must be involved in response planning, implementation, and monitoring as the most competent people to ensure a rights-based approach and full inclusion of persons with disabilities.

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  • Organizations of persons with disabilities must be involved in response planning, implementation and monitoring as the most competent people to ensure a rights-based approach and full inclusion of persons with disabilities.
  • GENEVA, Switzerland, Sept. 23, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The International Disability Alliance (IDA) is expressing its deepest sympathy to the people of Pakistan, in particular persons with disabilities and their families, who have been affected by the recent floods and landslides.
  • We call on the government of Pakistan, the United Nations, the international humanitarian community, and donor agencies to ensure maximum inclusion of persons with disabilities in the humanitarian response.
  • Organizations of persons with disabilities must be involved in response planning, implementation, and monitoring as the most competent people to ensure a rights-based approach and full inclusion of persons with disabilities.

Light Science Technologies Holdings (LST): Initiation — Helping grow more with less

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Friday, September 23, 2022

Light Science Technologies Holdings has built on its established UK-based contract electronic manufacturing (CEM) business by launching highly innovative products for the controlled environment agriculture (CEA) market.

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  • Light Science Technologies Holdings has built on its established UK-based contract electronic manufacturing (CEM) business by launching highly innovative products for the controlled environment agriculture (CEA) market.
  • Although most of the groups revenues are currently attributable to the CEM division, our note focuses on the CEA activity because of its superior growth prospects.
  • This is only a small proportion of the global market, which we calculate could be worth c 2.9bn in the UK alone.
  • About Edison: Edison is a leading research and investor relations consultancy, connecting listed companies to the widest pool of global investors.

Steakholder Foods Ltd. Responds to Recent Drop in Share Price

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Thursday, September 22, 2022

Steakholder Foods Ltd., formerly MeaTech 3D Ltd., is an international deep-tech food company at the forefront of the cultured meat revolution.

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  • Steakholder Foods Ltd., formerly MeaTech 3D Ltd., is an international deep-tech food company at the forefront of the cultured meat revolution.
  • This press release contains forward-looking statements concerning Steakholder Foods' business, operations and financial performance and condition as well as plans, objectives, and expectations for Steakholder Foods' business operations and financial performance and condition.
  • New risks and uncertainties may emerge from time to time, and it is not possible for Steakholder Foods to predict their occurrence or how they will affect Steakholder Foods.
  • Therefore, Steakholder Foods cautions you not to place undue reliance on its forward-looking information and statements.

Kyiv School of Economics, Partner Charities Raise $1,140,000 For Ukrainian Humanitarian Aid

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Thursday, September 22, 2022

The Kyiv School of Economics , one of Ukraine's strongest business education institutions, raised $1,140,000 during a charity conference and dinner event last Saturday.

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  • The Kyiv School of Economics , one of Ukraine's strongest business education institutions, raised $1,140,000 during a charity conference and dinner event last Saturday.
  • He said, When this war first started, and people stated that in days, the Ukrainian people would fall, I said, you just dont know the Ukrainian people.
  • The charity dinner was closed out by a performance from the Ukrainian Chorus, Dumka of New York.
  • Founded in 1996, the Kyiv School of Economics is an integral player in a world of colliding economic, political, technological, and nature-led forces.

Pop-Tarts® x Depop is Here For Fashion and Food Fans Craving Unique Flavor-Inspired Looks

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Thursday, September 22, 2022

BATTLE CREEK, Mich., Sept. 22, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Pop-Tarts is taking its iconic flavors from edible to wearable in a new collaboration with fashion marketplace, Depop. United by the power of nostalgia and a crazy-good fanbase, the two brands are launching the official Pop-Tarts x Depop Collection featuring five unique, flavor-inspired collections. Each collection includes thrifted pieces hand-selected by Depop's most ingenious creators, drawing inspiration from a beloved Pop-Tarts flavor:

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  • United by the power of nostalgia and a crazy-good fanbase, the two brands are launching the official Pop-Tarts x Depop Collection featuring five unique, flavor-inspired collections.
  • That means no matter which flavors fans love the most, fashion-and-food-lovers can now go all-in on their go-to Pop-Tarts through these one-of-a-kind looks.
  • The flavor collections will be available on the official Pop-Tarts Shop on the Depop app and Depop.com.
  • Depop is the community-powered fashion marketplace to buy and sell unique fashion, with over 30 million registered users in more than 150 countries.

Canadian aid organizations demand government action on Afghanistan sanctions

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Thursday, September 22, 2022

OTTAWA, ON, Sept. 22, 2022 /CNW/ - A coalition of leading Canadian aid organizations will be extending the Aid for Afghanistan Campaign following the Government of Canada's disheartening lack of urgency in acting to remove the barriers so lifesaving humanitarian assistancecan immediately reachthe people of Afghanistan.

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  • OTTAWA, ON, Sept. 22, 2022 /CNW/ - A coalition of leading Canadian aid organizations will be extending the Aid for Afghanistan Campaign following the Government of Canada's disheartening lack of urgency in acting to remove the barriers so lifesaving humanitarian assistancecan immediately reachthe people of Afghanistan.
  • The coalition continues to maintain an open and constructive dialogue with the Government of Canada and understands the complexities and challenges regarding Afghanistan.
  • To re-instate critical humanitarian aid and save countless lives in Afghanistan, Canadian aid organizations are urgingthe Ministersof Justice, Public Safety, Foreign Affairs and International Development to put into action the findings of the House of Commons Special Committee on Afghanistan and to address the following:
    Revise the Sanctions Regulations to clarify the inapplicability of sanctions to humanitarian assistance and lifesaving aid and align with steps taken by other G7 nations such as Australia.
  • More than 8,000 Canadians who have shown their support for the campaign, the coalition of aid organizations, and the Afghan community demand that the Government of Canada take immediate action for the people in Afghanistan.

50% of Canadians who struggle with food insecurity have a disability. We must act.

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Wednesday, September 21, 2022

In Canada, one of the world's wealthiest countries, almost six million people struggle to access sufficient food.

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  • In Canada, one of the world's wealthiest countries, almost six million people struggle to access sufficient food.
  • Fifty per cent (50%) of people in Canada experiencing food insecurity have a disability 1.
  • Through the creation of the Canada Disability Benefit, addressing the injustice of food insecurity among people with disabilities is within our reach as a nation.
  • The Maple Leaf Centre for Food Security ("the Centre") is a registered charity committed to working collaboratively to reduce food insecurity in Canada by 50% by 2030.

Kellogg® and Little Debbie® Recreate Childhood Memories at the Breakfast Table with New Kellogg's® Little Debbie® Nutty Buddy® Cereal

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Wednesday, September 21, 2022

BATTLE CREEK, Mich., Sept. 21, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Kellogg's® and Little Debbie® are bringing back sweet moments of nostalgia by expanding their lineup of classic treat-inspired cereals with their latest collab: Kellogg's® Little Debbie® Nutty Buddy® Cereal.

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  • "Since dropping our first two Little Debbie cereals, fans have been hungry to see Kellogg transform more Little Debbie snacks into cereal," said Sadie Garcia, director of brand marketing at Kellogg All Family Cereal.
  • "Our newest collaboration brings the iconic Little Debbie Nutty Buddy bars to the breakfast table for the first time ever."
  • Kellogg's Little Debbie Nutty Buddy Cereal is the third Little Debbie treat to become a cereal.
  • The two fan-favorite brands first teamed up in 2020 to create Kellogg's Little Debbie Oatmeal Creme Pies Cereal and Kellogg's Little Debbie Cosmic Brownies Cereal.

Pakistan flood relief: A friend in need is a friend indeed

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Wednesday, September 21, 2022

Official statistics show that since mid-June, more than 1,000 people have been killed by heavy monsoon rains in Pakistan.

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  • Official statistics show that since mid-June, more than 1,000 people have been killed by heavy monsoon rains in Pakistan.
  • In these tough times, all Chinese people hold the same belief that "a friend in need is a friend indeed," and the same is true for Pakistani people.
  • "Batie," meaning "iron brother Pakistan," is used by the Chinese as a nickname for the steadfast bonds of friendship between China and Pakistan.
  • China will stand together with Pakistan and assist it in coping with floods and rebuilding homes.

Malaysian Genomics, Rinani Genotec Sign LOI with Universiti Malaysia Sabah

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Wednesday, September 21, 2022

Parties agree to collaborate on research in genetics, regenerative and alternative medicine

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  • Parties agree to collaborate on research in genetics, regenerative and alternative medicine
    PETALING JAYA, Malaysia, Sept 21, 2022 - (ACN Newswire) - Leading genomics and biopharmaceutical specialist Malaysian Genomics Resource Centre Berhad (Bursa: MGRC, 0155) is pleased to report that the Group has signed a letter of intent (LOI) with the Faculty of Science and Natural Resources, Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS) and Rinani Genotec Sdn Bhd (Genotec) to collaborate on research and development (R&D) in genetics, and regenerative and alternative medicines.
  • Chairman of Malaysian Genomics, Datuk Seri Dr. Chen Chaw Min, said, "We are happy to assist UMS undergraduates in pursuing their R&D goals so that they have a better understanding of their field of study.
  • The signing of the LOI followed UMS' visit to MGRC's Biosafety Level 2 cGMP (Current Good Manufacturing Practice)-certified laboratory, which is used for the production of cell therapies, including CAR T-cell therapies for various cancers.
  • Malaysian Genomics Resource Centre Berhad: 0155 [BURSA: MGRC] [RIC: MGRC:KL] [BBG: MGRC:MK], http://www.mgrc.com.my/
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