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$25 Million Donation By Bob's Red Mill Worries Animal Groups | Care2 Causes

$25 Million Donation By Bob's Red Mill Worries Animal Groups | Care2 Causes

Bob and Charlee Moore, founders of Bob’s Red Mill Natural Foods have pledged $25 million to Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU) to fight unhealthy eating, childhood obesity and Type 2 diabetes. While the donation is going towards the noble cause of preventing human disease through good nutrition, it is also going to an institution that is well-known for using extensive animal testing. The Bob and Charlee Moore Institute for Nutrition and Wellness will study the science of how good nutrition shapes the health of humans. It will join other universities like Stanford and Harvard that are “cracking the codes for obesity” and “tying nutrition to the origins of disease.” “Charlee and I have always been inspired by challenge,” Mr. Moore said . “I can’t think of a tougher challenge than changing people’s behavior when it comes to their diets, so I feel very inspired to be ...

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