Not all types of food in the United States end up in the fridge, freezer, or pantry. Nor are they consumed by Americans. A good number land in bins and landfills as food waste.

The the Department of Agriculture (USDA) estimated that as much as of the country’s total food supply were wasted. This number was quoted over 10 years ago. Since then, the population has increased, and consumer behavior has changed. There’s a good chance that this percentage has already risen. Help end food waste.

While the problem of food waste in the US is both severe and wide-ranging…

Modern food distributor and logistics platform Buffalo Market today launched the first pay-with-crypto for the wholesale food and beverage industry. While growing numbers of companies have begun to accept digital currencies as a form of payment, Buffalo Market is the first to take an asset class that major financial institutions shunned until recently closer to mainstream use.

“Adding crypto options is about more than expanding payment options; it’s about improving food quality in the USA,” said Adam Olejniczak, CEO at Buffalo Market. …

Buffalo Market is a digital grocer reinventing the supermarket model with local delivery but focusing on scaling local suppliers and farms. While others compete on delivery speed, Buffalo Market is focused on the ultimate needs of consumers, quality products, and predictability. Founded six months ago, Buffalo Market has already delivered thousands of groceries to Bay Area customers..

“Buffalo Market’s mission is to fundamentally transform the American grocery by focusing on freshness,” says Buffalo Market CEO Adam Olejniczak. “Improving existing grocery store models by focusing on farm freshness may sound like it increases costs, but it actually does the opposite.” Buffalo…

The North American Buffalo, or bison, once ubiquitous across the great plains, remains a powerful emblem for Americans. Revered and respected in equal measure, this sacred animal is a symbol of strength, health, and stamina. It is also the symbol of abundance.

Famed for its speed and ability to roam over vast distances, the buffalo — normally docile and approachable — also has an unpredictable streak, and can appear mean or surly. …

Around the world, members of the LGBT+ continue to be subjected to oppressive practices that seek to change their sexual orientation and identity. A new study prepared by the LGBT+ Foundation and Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health maps the global prevalence of so-called “conversion therapy” perpetuated against LGBT+ persons.

This research set out to build empirical data on the kinds of abuse and manipulation used in the so-called therapy; its prevalence around the world; and the degrees of harm it causes its victims.

Preliminary findings add to the existing data which find attempts by parents and religious leaders…

Many Americans know firsthand someone with depression yet reaching treatment is often an impossible task. Mental Health is a section of healthcare with rising needs, increasing costs, and demand is outpacing supply. 19.1% of U.S. adults experienced mental illness in 2018 (47.6 million people) — this represents 1 in 5 adults.

Only 43% of known people with mental illness in the USA receive treatment. Equally alarming, numbers for undiagnosed are not reflected here and these numbers also do not include size estimates of populations lost to suicide. Globally, two-thirds of people with a mental disorder go untreated. For more serious…

Over the last few years it is a grim fact that nearly everyone in the United States knows someone who has committed suicide, from Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain to close family members. These rates are increasing.

Suicide is a Leading Cause of Death in the United States

More than 48,000 Americans had taken their own lives in 2018, equivalent to 14.2 deaths per 100,000 population, reported by the CDC.

  • Suicide was the tenth leading cause of death overall in the United States.
  • Suicide was the second leading cause of death among individuals between the ages of 10 and 34, and the fourth leading cause of death among individuals between the…

Basic Tips to Prevent the Spread of the Coronavirus

Since there is no vaccine for the coronavirus, the best way to prevent infection is to avoid being exposed to this virus. Keeping yourself healthy during the outbreak and also flu season is important. One of your first steps should be to get your flu shot. Below are some CDC/WHO recommendations that can be used.

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The LGBT Foundation is putting HIV Self Tests on the blockchain. Perhaps obviously, HIV testing is identified as the first step in ending HIV. In 2019, the HIV pandemic continues to grow, currently 37 million people are living with HIV and each year an addition 2 million people become infected, so the pandemic is growing and by 2025 40+ million will be living with HIV. One in three new cases occur in young people aged 15 to 24. …

Today is World Mental Health Day and it’s a good reminder that we do not always show whether we a struggling and others might not as well.

Globally, mental health is not recognized as important. Many populations, like LGBT face additional stigma and burdens.

That’s why we’ve work with the United Nations Joint Programme on HIV ( UNAIDS ) to release “ LGBT Happiness Study.”

The research seeks to generate evidence to better understand the socioecological environment of the LGBTI communities around the world and help direct advocacy and decision making in preventing HIV infections. The research aims to inform…

Sean Howell, Co-Founder Buffalo Market

Using technology to fight for equality for all, co-founder & @LGBT_Token @Hornet @JohnsHopkinsSPH @buffalomarketco

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