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Arsenic Levels In Some Organic Foods Surpass FDA Limits
2012-02-16 09:11:56

Researchers from Dartmouth reported today that potentially high levels of arsenic have been found in brown rice syrup, a primary ingredient in many organic foods. Environmental chemist Brian P. Jackson found what the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) considers dangerous amounts of arsenic in several organic food products, including organic infant formula whose main ingredient is brown rice syrup. Other products that include the sweetener are some cereal bars, energy bars and energy...

2011-06-23 15:05:00

NORTHFIELD, Ill., June 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Stepan Company (NYSE: SCL) announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary Stepan Specialty Products, LLC has acquired the Clarinol®, Marinol® and Pinnothin® product lines of Lipid Nutrition B.V., a part of Loders Croklaan B.V. The acquired product lines will be integrated into Stepan's Food and Health Specialties business, which will be renamed Stepan Lipid Nutrition. "The Lipid...

2011-05-02 07:00:00

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- NutraCea (NTRZ.pk), a world leader in production and marketing of stabilized rice bran (SRB), rice bran oil (RBO) and their derivative products, announced that Edward L. McMillan has been elected as Chairman of the Board of Directors, succeeding W. John Short, effective April 28, 2011. Short will continue to serve as Chief Executive Officer and a Director of NutraCea. McMillan has served as a director of NutraCea since October 2005 and was a...

2011-04-26 10:03:00

LA JOLLA, Calif., April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Furthering its 25-year commitment to real food, Kashi, the premier natural food and lifestyle company, today announced the recent launch of the Kashi Ingredient Decoder(TM)--the latest tool to join the company's continuously expanding and valuable resource portfolio created to support real food enjoyment and education, as well as inspire natural, healthy living. Designed to help people better understand what they are putting into their...

2011-04-25 07:00:00

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., April 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- NutraCea (NTRZ.pk), a world leader in production and marketing of stabilized rice bran (SRB), rice bran oil (RBO) and their derivative products, announced that on March 30, 2011, the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Arizona entered a final decree closing NutraCea's Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings. In accordance with the terms of its exit from Chapter 11, NutraCea continues to repay the remaining balance of its...


Word of the Day
mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.