NACUFS: The National Association of College & University Food Services

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Timothy
Posted by Mr. Timothy J. D. on Aug 23rd, 2018 3:47am
The era of Mega Fires   Searing heat threatens life in North Africa and the Persian Gulf   Get on the Flexitarian train and save our environment   EPA underestimates methane emissions   Trump administration reverses ban on Pesticides in...
Timothy
Posted by Mr. Timothy J. D. on Aug 13th, 2018 11:38pm
  Below are some trending stories that may not have been covered by the main steam media which I feel are important to share : Heat Wave shuts down 4 Nuclear reactors in France   HSBC warns world is running out of resources to sustain life   Trump/NASA cancel...
Timothy
Posted by Mr. Timothy J. D. on Aug 7th, 2018 8:25pm
Compelling information regarding our environment which I would like to share with the e-community. As an Association, what should be our response to this information and our next steps ?   Will humans be extinct by 2026?   ...
Timothy
Posted by Mr. Timothy J. D. on Jul 27th, 2018 3:37am
Below is a new corporate policy change that may be the first of its kind. Will this be a new trend in policy changes related to corporate responsibility and sustainability? It is fascinating to see where this may lead. It is also exciting to envision a NACUFS national conference and culinary...
Timothy
Posted by Mr. Timothy J. D. on Jul 25th, 2018 9:38pm
Meat and Dairy surpass oil companies as the largest pollutants.  Leading researchers have known this for many years.  I am hoping our news media picks up this study to increase public awareness and encourage individual action to solve this global issue. The question of the...
Timothy
Posted by Mr. Timothy J. D. on Mar 14th, 2018 8:43pm
  https://www.sfgate.com/news/article/Echoes-of-cannery-row-collapse-as-West-Coast-12736514.php West Coast sardine fishing closed for 4th year; ‘alarming’ 97% population decline www.sfgate.com Sardine fishing nets will remain empty...
Timothy
Posted by Mr. Timothy J. D. on Apr 9th, 2017 1:00pm
FYI Take care in cooking your salmon: https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2017/01/13/salmon-large-tapeworms-arrive-us/96534500/ Our oceans and now our fish farms are under siege.  Chemicals are not the answer if we want to protect our environment Parasites are threatening...
Timothy
Posted by Mr. Timothy J. D. on Mar 25th, 2017 1:49pm
Here are some headlines you may have missed which I find compelling ..... The US national debt is over $100 trillion: http://www.truthinaccounting.org/about/our_national_debt Geoengineering goes main stream:...
Timothy
Posted by Mr. Timothy J. D. on Mar 25th, 2017 1:36pm
An alarming report regarding Pacific Salmon: http://enenews.com/massive-die-offs-reported-in-pacific-ocean-officials-theres-no-fish-out-there-anywhere-over-a-very-large-area-what-is-happening-where-is-their-food-alarming-frightening  
Timothy
Posted by Mr. Timothy J. D. on Mar 8th, 2017 7:19pm
  An alarming finding, CDC admits  vaccines contain contaminants: https://search.cdc.gov/search?query=Vaccine+Excipient+%26+Media+Summary&utf8=%E2%9C%93&affiliate=cdc-main www.cdc.gov/vaccines/pubs/pinkbook/downloads/appendices/b/excipient-table-2.pdf For your...
Timothy
Posted by Mr. Timothy J. D. on Mar 8th, 2017 7:11pm
I have not posted on my NACUFS blog since 2014, but would like to begin posting more often. However I am not sure of the number of members reading blogs on the NACUFS site.  I am curious to see who may be reading members blogs on this site. Please let me know if you come across this post...
Timothy
Posted by Mr. Timothy J. D. on Oct 17th, 2014 12:16am
On Tuesday October 15, 2014 the EPA approved the use of Dow Chemical's Enlist Duo herbicide clearing the way for sales of corn and soybeans genetically engineered to tolerate the herbicide. An excerpt from the Bloomberg article (link below):  Enlist Duo is a combination...
Timothy
Posted by Mr. Timothy J. D. on Aug 2nd, 2014 11:55am
At the NACUFS National Conference in Baltimore, we proudly made a difference in the local Baltimore community by supporting Mother Seton Academy. A tuition free middle school serving over 70 boys and girls, grades 6 through 8, from urban, low-income families of all faiths and cultures.  I...
Timothy
Posted by Mr. Timothy J. D. on Jun 15th, 2014 2:30pm
Top of the Day Here's to yours and your student's good health! I recently attended the Culinary Institute's Menus of Change summit held in Cambridge.  Led by the Harvard School of Public Health's Department of Nutrition and the Culinary Institute, this summit and outcome is...
Timothy
Posted by Mr. Timothy J. D. on Mar 23rd, 2013 7:43pm
The FDA has extended the comment period regarding genetically engineered salmon until April 26, 2013. Please take time to provide your comments:   http://www.regulations.gov/#!submitComment;D=FDA-2011-N-0899-0685   Background information:  ...
Timothy
Posted by Mr. Timothy J. D. on Dec 4th, 2012 4:09am
  Each year new restaurants and fast food concepts pop up surrounding our campus.   Obviously, college campuses are a great target market – a concentrated base of consumers with discretionary money and voracious appetites.   Even the operating calendar entices operators...
Timothy
Posted by Mr. Timothy J. D. on Nov 7th, 2012 12:57am
NACUFS Members, Join me in welcoming Gretchen Couraud and wishing her great success as Executive Director. I’m pleased to report on Thursday November 1, 2012 Gretchen Couraud stepped into the role of Executive Director.   Dr. Joe Spina will serve as Executive Director...
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