Monthly Archives: May 2017

Impact of Glyphosate

Glyphosate is an herbicide that is often applied to the leaves of plants and crops to kill grasses and weeds. Glyphosate in its sodium salt form may be used to manage and regulate growth or ripen fruit. In 1974, it was registered for use in the United States, and it is one of the most

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Workplace Wellness Programs

The new big trend in the employment arena these days is “workplace wellness.” Workplace wellness is any workplace program, activity, or company policy created to support better health and well-being in the workplace with a goal to improve the overall health of each employee.  Many companies are incorporating wellness programs with incentives into the health

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Food Insecurity on College Campuses

A study by the College and University Food Bank Alliance revealed that 48% of college students have undergone bouts of food insecurity. The LA Times reported that California State University has approximately 460,000 students, with one in 10  students being homeless, and one in five  students experiencing food insecurity. According to the U.S. Department of

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What is an Employer Identification Number?

The Employer Identification Number (EIN) is also referred to as the Federal Employer Identification Number (FEIN) or the Federal Tax Identification Number. An EIN is used to identify a business entity. An EIN is a designated nine-digit number that identifies your firm or company in various business interactions. The IRS will assign the EIN in

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A New Way of Catching Tuna

Whole Foods is changing the way fishermen catch tuna in an effort to save other marine life. The national grocery chain is establishing new guidelines and policies for capturing tuna. The new guidelines require fish suppliers to catch tuna in ways that minimize the risk of killing non-edible sea animals. This will keep other types

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Preparing Your Business for Tax Season

The tax man comes every year around April 15th, and it is important to keep abreast of tax laws that impact your business. Tax season is a stressful time for any business owner, but you can make the tax season less taxing if you allow your business law attorney to help you. Your business attorney

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Genetically Modified Foods

Genetically modified foods are on every grocery shelf in the nation, but consumers may not be aware of their existence because there are no labels on foods that let buyers know they are eating them. Some people strongly believe genetically modified foods are detrimental to the health of humans. Genetically modified foods are biologically altered

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Foodscaping

The concept of foodscaping is growing in popularity, and more people are starting to embrace this new trend of growing food. Foodscaping is the integration of edible foods into your home landscape design. You can grow healthy, sustainable food and enjoy an attractive landscape around your house at the same time. It can be a

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Starting Your Business with the Help of the SBA

If you are thinking of starting a business, the experts say that your business has a 50-50 chance of surviving five years. Starting a business may seem simple, but keeping the doors open to attract customers may present a mountain of challenges for a startup. One is not really in business until he or she

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