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2013-12-05 23:21:37

JerkySpot.com announces a delectable holiday jerky sampler addition to its wide range of global seasonings, brands and packages to their super fast-growing online retail jerky superstore. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) December 05, 2013 JerkySpot.com carries over 12 of the strongest jerky brands on the market including Black Label, Braaitime, Bulk Beef, Carnivore Candy, Dragon Wings, Jeff's Famous Jerky, Gary West, Golden Valley Natural, Buffalo Bills, Nick’s Stick, Ostrim and Up North Jerky...

DNA Barcoding Would Help Solve Game Meat Mislabeling In South Africa
2013-03-02 05:47:22

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study has pointed out some serious flaws in meat labeling in some South African grocery stores. Researchers working with game meat in South Africa suggested in the journal Investigative Genetics that DNA barcodes should be used to help identify even closely related species. The authors wrote after the study about how the labeling of game meat in South Africa is very poor, with different species being substituted nearly 80...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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