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2009-08-06 14:33:39

Drinking beetroot juice boosts your stamina and could help you exercise for up to 16% longer. A University of Exeter led-study, published today (Thursday 6 August 2009), shows for the first time how the nitrate contained in beetroot juice leads to a reduction in oxygen uptake, making exercise less tiring.The study reveals that drinking beetroot juice reduces oxygen uptake to an extent that cannot be achieved by any other known means, including training.The research team believes that the...

2009-05-01 19:24:00

LANSING, Ill., May 1 /PRNewswire/ -- De Jong Bros. Farms, Incorporated of Lansing, Illinois, is recalling its curly leaf spinach packages sold in 2.5 pound, 5 pound and 10 oz. bags because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. The bags were labeled with use by dates 04/24/09 through 04/28/09. The recalled spinach was distributed in Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota and Missouri through grocery stores and restaurant wholesalers and carried lot codes K54 or K54A....

2008-09-02 06:00:21

Danisco Sugar has opened a new plant for the production of bioethanol based on sugar beet. The plant is located adjacent to Danisco's sugar factory in Anklam, Germany. The plant represents an investment of about DKK200 million and has a capacity of 56 million liters of ethanol annually. The raw material used is sugar juice extracted from beet at the sugar factory. Danisco Sugar said that, compared to petrol, using the bioethanol that the company produces in Anklam will involve 60% lower...

2008-08-27 03:00:43

Consumers worried about salad safety soon may be able to buy fresh spinach and iceberg lettuce zapped with just enough radiation to kill E. coli and a few other germs. The Food and Drug Administration will issue a new regulation today allowing spinach and lettuce sellers to take that step. It doesn't excuse dirty produce, warned Dr. Laura Tarantino, the FDA's chief of food additive safety. Farms and processors still must follow rules to keep the greens as clean as possible - and consumers,...

2008-08-26 09:00:59

By LAURAN NEERGAARD Farms and processors still must follow standard rules for cleanliness. WASHINGTON -- Consumers worried about salad safety may soon be able to buy fresh spinach and iceberg lettuce zapped with just enough radiation to kill E. coli and a few other germs. The Food and Drug Administration on Friday will issue a new regulation allowing spinach and lettuce sellers to take that extra step, a long-awaited move amid increasing outbreaks from raw produce. It doesn't...

2008-08-23 03:00:07

By Lauran Neergaard WASHINGTON - Consumers worried about salad safety might soon be able to buy fresh spinach and iceberg lettuce zapped with just enough radiation to kill E. coli and a few other germs. The Food and Drug Administration today will issue a regulation allowing spinach and lettuce sellers to take that extra step, a long-awaited move amid increasing outbreaks from raw produce. It doesn't excuse dirty produce, warned Laura Tarantino, the FDA's chief of food additive...

2008-08-22 18:00:33

By Lauran Neergaard WASHINGTON - Consumers worried about salad safety may soon be able to buy fresh spinach and iceberg lettuce zapped with just enough radiation to kill E. coli and a few other germs. The Food and Drug Administration today will issue a regulation allowing spinach and lettuce sellers to take that extra step, a long- awaited move amid increasing outbreaks from raw produce. It doesn't excuse dirty produce, warned Dr. Laura Tarantino, FDA's chief of food additive safety....

2008-08-22 09:00:10

By LAURAN NEERGAARD By Lauran Neergaard The Associated Press WASHINGTON Consumers worried about salad safety may soon buy fresh spinach and iceberg lettuce zapped with just enough radiation to kill E. coli and a few other germs. The Food and Drug Administration today will issue a regulation allowing spinach and lettuce sellers to take that extra step, a long- awaited move amid outbreaks from raw produce. It doesn't excuse dirty produce, warned Dr. Laura Tarantino, FDA's chief of...

2008-07-01 03:00:27

IF the tomato salmonella outbreak didn't make you nervous about the food you buy, this should: The Centers for Disease Control estimates that for every salmonella case it receives, 38 are not brought to the attention of doctors. The federal government needs to overhaul its system for inspecting and regulating the food supply. The first step? Consolidating the food-safety system under one roof. It's ridiculous that the Food and Drug Administration regulates the safety of 80 percent of...

2008-06-24 09:02:59

The following editorial appeared in the San Jose Mercury News on Sunday, June 23: ___ If the tomato salmonella outbreak didn't make you nervous about the food you buy, this should: The Centers for Disease Control estimates that for every salmonella case it receives, 38 are not brought to the attention of doctors. The federal government needs to overhaul its system for inspecting and regulating the food supply. Consumers should demand it. The first step? Consolidating the food-safety...


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2012-06-15 03:22:29

Symbol: NOSA Group: Dicot Family: Amaranthaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Tree Shrub Native Status: HI    N Synonyms:   NOSAD Nototrichium sandwicense (A. Gray) Hillebr. var. decipiens Sherff   NOSAD2 Nototrichium sandwicense (A. Gray) Hillebr. var. dubium Sherff   NOSAF Nototrichium sandwicense (A. Gray) Hillebr. var. forbesii Sherff   NOSAH Nototrichium sandwicense (A. Gray) Hillebr. var. helleri Sherff   NOSAK2 Nototrichium...

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2005-07-12 10:26:47

The cockscombs are edible and ornamental plants named for their brightly colored flower heads, comprising the genus Celosia of the family Amaranthaceae (subfamily Amaranthoideae). They are similar in appearance and uses to the amaranths. Silver cockscomb is grown as a leaf vegetable and pseudo-cereal, especially in West and Central Africa and Southeast Asia. It is also the most important leaf vegetable of southern Nigeria. The crested cockscomb is a common garden ornamental plant in...

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