Survey: Healthy Foods Absent from City Convenience Stores

A survey of convenience stores in the south west section of Rochester has revealed that 95% offer little or no healthy foods.  As these stores often serve as an expedient source of food for families in the area, these results have consequences for the health of city residents and point to one of the underlying causes in the growing rate of obesity in adults and children in inner city Rochester.

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Ben & Jerry’s Co-Founder Speaks on Responsible Route to Success

Jerry Greenfield, co-founder of Ben & Jerry’s Homemade Ice Cream Inc., succeeded as an entrepreneur with an alternative business model based on socially responsible practices and fun management styles. He’ll speak on his business philosophy at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 14, at the University of Rochester’s Strong Auditorium.

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