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I thought it might be good to do a “news briefs” kind of thing every once in awhile. If you find this interesting or useful, please let me know!

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Whole Grains Council Founder K. Dun Gifford dead at age 71

K. Dun Gifford, pictured above, passed away last Sunday from a heart attack. It sounds like he led a truly rich and amazing life: He survived the wreck of the Andrea Doria, witnessed first-hand the assasination of Robert F. Kennedy, served in the Navy, successfully navigated the Constellation to an America’s Cup victory, started a cookie company with now-Senator John Kerry, was friends with Julia Child, founded the Whole Grains Council, and was founder and president of the Oldways Presidential […]

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