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Almost 3 Out Of 4 Common Medicines Found To Contain Animal Derived Products
2014-02-05 12:12:59

BMJ-British Medical Journal Dr Kinesh Patel and Dr Kate Tatham say most medications prescribed in primary care contain animal derived products and it is unclear whether they are suitable for vegetarians. They call for improved labeling, similar to those on food, to help inform doctors, pharmacists and patients about the content of medicines. And they stress that concerned patients should not stop taking their medication without consulting their doctor first. Specific dietary...

2014-02-04 12:25:33

YARMOUTH PORT, Mass., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- IFAW (the International Fund for Animal Welfare) is horrified that culling of dogs in Sochi is back on the agenda in preparation for the 2014 winter Olympics. IFAW has repeatedly offered to help the Environment Department of the Sochi 2014 Olympics Organizing Committee develop and implement a humane and sustainable plan for managing the community's roaming dog population. "We knew that Sochi officials were feeling time...

2014-02-04 08:27:57

NEW YORK, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Legendary NY Jets quarterback "Broadway Joe" Willie Namath wore a show-stopping hooded coyote fur coat from local furrier Marc Kaufman Furs when he participated in the Super Bowl XLVIII coin toss on Sunday, along with Giants great Phil Simms. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140204/MN57785) It was January 12, 1969 and Super Bowl III was the third AFL-NFL Championship Game in professionalAmerican football, and the first to...

2014-01-31 16:21:41

OCEANSIDE, Calif., Jan. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MRM keeps good nutrition a part of the family with its all-natural line of complete plant proteins that offer nutrition for everyone in your family. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130604/LA26268LOGO ) Since 1996, consumers have long trusted MRM to deliver innovative sports and wellness supplements using the highest quality ingredients. With the advent of a plant-based nutritional supplement line, MRM founder Mark Olson...

2014-01-29 00:21:07

UEP / HSUS Proposal Would Preempt State Laws and Keep Hens in Cages SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Humane Farming Association and a broad coalition of animal organizations are celebrating a victory as the United Egg Producers (UEP) and the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) failed to insert Senator Dianne Feinstein's controversial "Egg Products Inspection Act Amendments" (S. 820) into the Farm Bill. Referred to by many as the Rotten Egg Bill,...

2014-01-28 12:27:03

"Best in Shelter(TM)" would culminate with Valentine's Day 2015 special showcasing the heart and soul of dogs and cats in shelters across America NEW YORK, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) and award-winning animal advocate Jill Rappaport, announced today they are developing "Best in Shelter(TM)", a television series and prime-time special showcasing the special appeal of shelter pets. The first...

2014-01-22 23:23:03

Xtalks presents an exciting live webinar on Thursday, February 13, 2014 at 11:00am EST (16:00 GMT). Join keynote speakers Aysha Akhtar, Fellow, Oxford Centre for Animal Ethics, and Medical Officer, Food and Drug Administration, and Dr. Toby Gill, Independent Nanotechnology Professional, UK, for a one-hour discussion on alternatives to animal testing methods. Toronto, Canada (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 The presenters will discuss scientific and ethical imperatives associated with the use of...

2014-01-22 12:24:28

SEATTLE, Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Forbes Magazine recently called high-end vegan foods the top culinary trend coming out of 2013. Commercials during this past weekend's championship football games also brought plant-based diets to the forefront of consumers' attention with the mention of quinoa, kale and other veggie favorites being served at tailgate parties. The Field Roast Grain Meat Company's expansion into football stadiums is further evidence of the increased vegetarian focus....

2014-01-17 20:22:04

WASHINGTON, Jan. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today applauds the U.S. Congress for voting to prohibit the use of tax dollars to inspect U.S. horse slaughter facilities, reinstating a ban on domestic horse slaughter for the 2014 fiscal year, and thanks President Barack Obama for signing this measure into law. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20060731/NYM024LOGO) ASPCA President & CEO Matt...

2014-01-16 12:24:44

HERNDON, Va., Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Humane Farm Animal Care (HFAC) announces new standards for products that are labeled Certified Humane® and either "Free Range" or "Pasture Raised." There is currently no legal definition for "Free Range" or "Pasture Raised" in the United States, therefore these terms are often used on poultry packaging with no unilateral definitions for the consumer to trust. HFAC's 28-member Scientific Committee has spent nearly two years reviewing all...


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2007-01-22 15:29:39

The American Mink, Mustela vison, is a North American member of the Mustelidae family found in Alaska, Canada and most of the United States. Some have established themselves in the wild in Newfoundland, Europe and South America after escaping from fur farms. In Europe, tens of thousand were intentionally introduced by the Soviet Union over a period of several decades. In later years, animal rights activists have also released several thousands in their attacks on fur farms. The larger...

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cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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