On PR Newswire: Post Office Releases Dog Attack Stats, Broccoli Named Favorite Vegetable

With thousands of news releases published each week, it can be difficult to keep up with everything on PR Newswire for Journalists. Here are some of this week’s top press releases on PR Newswire you don’t want to miss:

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U.S. Postal Service Releases Dog Attack National Rankings

More than 5,800 postal employees were attacked by dogs in the U.S. in 2020. From nips and bites to vicious attacks, aggressive dog behavior poses a serious threat to postal employees and the general public. To highlight the enormity of this serious issue, the U.S. Postal Service is providing the public with information on the do’s and don’ts of responsible dog ownership as part of its annual National Dog Bite Awareness Week public service campaign.

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Broccoli Declared America’s Favorite Vegetable in 2021

Green Giant, the iconic brand synonymous with delicious and high-quality vegetables for families, released today (June 14) the findings from its annual Favorite Veggie Survey. Broccoli secured the number one spot, yet again, as America’s favorite vegetable, followed by carrots and corn. The brand polled over 5,000 Americans in an open-ended survey timed to National Eat Your Vegetables Day (Thursday, June 17). Although broccoli remains America’s favorite, the popularity of corn substantially increased over the past year.

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Vanguard Releases 20th Edition of How America Saves

World-class plan design, including automatic enrollment, annual automatic deferral increases, and target-date funds helped defined contribution (DC) participants stay the course during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the most recent edition of How America Saves. Now in its 20th year, Vanguard has continued to expand the catalog of How America Saves research with Insights to Action, a supplementary report delivering expert recommendations shown to improve plan efficacy and employee participation.

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Nation Confronts Severe Blood Shortage: Blood Donations Urgently Needed

A rise in the number of trauma cases, organ transplants, and elective surgeries requiring blood products over recent months have depleted the nation’s blood inventory, causing the American Red Cross to appeal to the generosity of Americans for immediate action.

“The Red Cross is currently experiencing a severe blood shortage,” said Chris Hrouda, president of Red Cross Biomedical Services. “Our teams are working around the clock to meet the extraordinary blood needs of hospitals and patients – distributing about 75,000 more blood products than expected over the past three months to meet demand – but we can’t do it without donors. Every two seconds, someone in the U.S. needs blood.”

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In Its 10th Year, the Deloitte Global Millennial and Gen Z Survey Reveals Two Generations Pushing for Social Change and Accountability

After a year of intense uncertainty due to the COVID-19 pandemic, political instability, racial discord, and severe climate events, millennials and Gen Zs around the world are determined to hold themselves and others accountable for society’s most pressing issues. These generations have long pushed for social change, but many now feel the world is at a pivotal moment. They are demanding accountability to drive changes that will result in a more equitable and sustainable world.

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Larry Grady is online content manager at PR Newswire for Journalists.  He has worked in business media for nearly 30 years and enjoys reality TV and daydreaming about travel and wine.

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