29 Apr '11, 7pm

Are Micronutrients a More Efficient Path to Food Aid Abroad?: A new supplement company is hoping to use the mark...

Are Micronutrients a More Efficient Path to Food Aid Abroad?: A new supplement company is hoping to use the mark...

Following in the footsteps of charities like the Micronutrient Initiative , Build Nutrition Vitamins was founded to fight what is sometimes referred to as "hidden hunger", or the issue of micronutrient deficiencies. According to Josh Rubin, one of the founders, over 30 million babies are born malnourished each year, while over 56 million women suffer from anemia worldwide. According to the company's website, micronutrient-based food aid may offer a more cost-efficient, effective and realistic path to fighting malnutrition than traditional food distribution programs:

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/files/2011/04/micronutrients-fo...

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Builders Fight for Value Recognition for Energy...

ecohomemagazine.com 29 Apr '11, 7am

Last week, HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan and U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Steven Chu met at an energy auditing compan...

North korea may run out of food by June

North korea may run out of food by June

mnn.com 29 Apr '11, 7pm

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Parts of North Korea are expected to run out of food in less than two months due to a poor harvest even...