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Is Your Office Killing You?

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Biomedical Engineer who earned his degree from The Johns Hopkins University & Columbia University. Named one of Forbes’ Top 30 Under 30 in 2013. Co-Founded America’s first Pure Play healthy vending company in 2003.

Hello, HUMANists, There’s a scene in NBC’s “The Office” where Dwight – the comically uptight and irreverent salesman – removes the processed junk-food items from the vending machine and literally hammers in farm-fresh produce. While it’s a humorous scene, it is not a far cry from what is actually happening in progressive large corporations and governmental agencies around the nation (without the hammering, of

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USDA Overhauls Junk Food in Schools

Annabel Adams

Communitcations & Media Director at HUMAN Healthy Vending
Annabel Adams is a Los Angeles-based writer and the blogger behind Feed Me, I'm Cranky where she tackles food and obesity politics. To fuel her barefoot running and powerlifting, Annabel loves to snack on anything vegan she can get her hands on. Annabel has been featured in Cosmopolitan, Fitness, Health, and Redbook magazines.

Within the month, or later (no one seems to know for sure), the USDA will announce its proposed nutritional standards for foods that children can buy outside of their school cafeterias. Collectively known as “competitive foods” (since they “compete” with the school cafeteria), these are foods bought in vending machines, à la carte and in student stores. This will be the first time there

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