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Buried Leaves Reveal Precolonial Eastern Forests
2013-11-14 08:35:58

Penn State Sediment behind milldams in Pennsylvania preserved leaves deposited just before European contact that provide a glimpse of the ancient forests, according to a team of geoscientists, who note that neither the forests nor the streams were what they are today. "Milldams were built from the late 1600s to the late 1800s in Pennsylvania and other parts of the east," said Peter Wilf, professor of geosciences, Penn State. "We can't get information from historic records on what the...

2013-03-08 16:21:23

MIAMI, March 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Miami-based Hispania Public Relations, Inc. (www.hispaniapublicrelations.com), one of only a handful of national, 100% minority-owned, Hispanic public relations firms in the country, has been chosen Hispanic P.R. agency of record by Beech-Nut Nutrition Corp. The announcement was made today by Hispania Co-owner and President Sergio Lopez-Miro. "We're proud and excited to partner with Hispania, whose PR expertise and first-hand knowledge of the Hispanic...

2011-06-21 06:00:00

TOWN OF AMSTERDAM, N.Y., June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Beech-Nut Nutrition Corporation announced today that its new Amsterdam facility, which serves as the company's headquarters and production plant, has been awarded LEED® Certification by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI). LEED is the nation's preeminent program for the design, construction and operation of high-performance green buildings. (Photo:...

2011-06-09 06:00:00

TOWN OF AMSTERDAM, N.Y., June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Beech-Nut has teamed up with ABC Family star and executive producer and mom of two, Melissa Joan Hart, to encourage consumers to help fight childhood hunger by sharing a virtual jar of baby food through Beech-Nut's "A Jar For A Jar" program. For every virtual jar shared through the company's Facebook page, Beech-Nut will donate a jar of food to humanitarian and hunger-relief agency Feed The Children - up to one million jars total....

2011-05-05 06:00:00

TOWN OF AMSTERDAM, N.Y., May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- To aid the tiniest survivors of April's deadly tornado outbreak, Beech-Nut Nutrition Corporation and its long time charitable partner, Feed The Children, announced today a $750,000 product donation. The donation, which equates to 15 truckloads of baby and toddler food, will become part of Feed The Children's ongoing relief effort in the Southeast. "We are humbled to be associated with an organization such as Feed The Children which is...

2010-10-22 18:54:52

A toxin found in the venom of the Central American bark scorpion (Centruroides margaritatus) could hold the key to reducing heart bypass failures, according to research from the University of Leeds. The study, published online in Cardiovascular Research, reports that one of the scorpion's toxins, margatoxin, is at least 100 times more potent at preventing neointimal hyperplasia - the most comon cause of bypass graft failure - than any other known compound. Neointimal hyperplasia is the blood...

2010-06-01 14:30:00

TOWN OF FLORIDA, N.Y., June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Beech-Nut Nutrition Corporation today hosted a grand opening ceremony at its new 650,000-square-foot infant food production facility in the Town of Florida, NY in Montgomery County. The facility represents a $124 million investment in Montgomery County, including significant financial support by New York State and marks another milestone in Beech-Nut's 119 year history of processing food in Upstate New York. Beech-Nut also has filed an...

2009-05-04 11:17:00

First contract ever awarded for jarred infant food; award will generate further growth for infant food manufacturer LATHAM, N.Y., May 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Hero/Beech-Nut announced that the company was the successful bidder for the Infant Foods and Infant Cereal Rebate system for the states of Maine, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Connecticut and Rhode Island. The contract takes effect on October 1, 2009. It is the first time the Women, Infants and Children (WIC) program...

2009-01-26 07:00:00

LATHAM, N.Y., Jan. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Many moms' New Year Resolutions may include "watch baby's nutrition" this year. According to the new Beech-Nut Advancing Nutrition Survey of more than 400 American moms with infants or toddlers across the country, nearly a third (29 percent) of moms give themselves a C or lower when it comes to making sure their baby gets the right amount of vitamins and minerals. Hoping baby grows up strong and healthy, 60 percent said their top worries about baby...

2008-12-29 07:00:00

LATHAM, N.Y., Dec. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Every day in the United States, approximately 10,000 babies are born. On January, 1 2009, Beech-Nut will help thousands of these growing families across the country welcome their babies into the world by offering coupons for free baby food to ring in the New Year. Parents of 2009 New Year's babies can go to http://www.beechnut.com for more information on how to get their New Year's Baby coupons for free Beech-Nut foods. "Beech-Nut is excited to...


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2007-12-27 09:32:46

The American Beech (Fagus grandifolia), is a species of beech native to eastern North America. It can be found from Nova Scotia west to southern Ontario in Canada, and Wisconsin south to eastern Texas and east to northern Florida in the United States. Trees in the southern half of its range are sometimes distinguished as a separate species. A related beech native to the mountains of central Mexico is sometimes treated as a subspecies of the American Beech, but is actually a separate species,...

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