The thought of not knowing where your next meal will come from is an unimaginable notion for some and a stark reality for others. In fact, there are more than 700,000 Central Floridians living in food-insecure households. One in four of them are children.
Florida’s Bone Valley region is home to phosphate, a precious natural mineral resource that is mined and processed into crop nutrients for farmers in the U.S. and throughout the world. While Florida’s phosphate industry had been meeting the crop nutrition needs of farmers for more than a century, its employees are working here at home […]
Think about this- how much did you spend on lunch today? Many of us don’t dwell on that too often, but the truth is, there are hundreds of thousands of people right here in Tampa bay who can’t afford to eat. And it’s a problem that was addressed in a special forum on Friday. National […]
Uniting community leaders and organizations throughout Central Florida in the fight against hunger was the goal of today’s Hunger-Relief Forum, hosted by the Mosaic Company. The event, which was held at the Florida State Fairgrounds in Tampa, was developed to raise awareness about this critical issue and spark regional conversation about food security and the […]
In response to the Bradenton Herald’s recent editorial regarding the Areawide Environmental Impact Statement (AEIS) study of proposed phosphate mining, Mosaic appreciates your conclusion about the essential work we do to help the world grow the food it needs and our significant economic importance in Central Florida. We would, however, like to clarify some of your statements about the rigorous and unbiased process by which environmental impacts are assessed and mitigated.
Mosaic recently received a Safety Excellence Award from CSX Transportation for maintaining an “exemplary safety record” in shipping tank cars on the CSX system. “A special congratulations and thanks needs to be extended to all our employees who contribute to safe and efficient shipments, especially those who load, unload, move and handle these cars on […]
On Thursday, April 25, 2013, the final Area-wide Environmental Impact Statement (AEIS) on Phosphate Mining in the Central Florida Phosphate District was released by the Army Corps of Engineers (ACOE) for public review. This final AEIS will serve as the basis by which the ACOE will measure future decisions concerning phosphate mining permit applications filed by […]
LAKELAND | United Way Worldwide recently gave the Mosaic Co. a Summit Award, its highest corporate honor, for its national and international philanthropic efforts, including helping to feed the hungry in Africa, Guatemala, India and Central Florida. Agape Food Bank and Volunteers in Service to the Elderly (VISTE), both based in Lakeland, and needy students […]
TAMPA, Fla., April 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — The Mosaic Company has announced that Karen Swagerhas been promoted to vice president of phosphate mining operations. Having most recently served as general manager of the Four Corners Mine, Swager will now provide overall direction, guidance and day-to-day support for all of Mosaic’s mining operations in Central Florida and joint ventures across the […]
ALEXANDRIA, Va., April 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — United Way Worldwide, the country’s largest privately funded nonprofit, today recognized The Mosaic Company (NYSE: MOS) with a 2013 United Way Spirit of America®Summit award for philanthropy and community impact. The Spirit of America and Summit Awards program is United Way’s highest national honor for a corporation-recognizing outstanding United Way Global […]