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2010-12-20 06:30:00

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Dec. 20, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- NutraCea (Pink Sheets: NTRZ), a world leader in production and utilization of stabilized rice bran (SRB), rice bran oil (RBO) and their derivative products, today announced that the Company has entered into a Settlement and Release Agreement (the "Settlement Agreement") with its former President and Chief Executive Officer, Bradley D. Edson, who resigned his posts with NutraCea on March 9, 2009. Pursuant to the Settlement Agreement, Mr....

2010-12-16 15:30:00

HOUSTON, Dec. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Omega Protein Corporation (NYSE: OME), the nation's leading producer of Omega-3 fish oil and specialty fish meal products, today announced that it has acquired Cyvex Nutrition, Inc., a dietary supplement supplier based in Irvine, California. Cyvex provides dietary supplement marketers with standardized, premium branded ingredients that focus on human health and wellness. Its website is www.Cyvex.com. Matthew Phillips, Cyvex's President and...

2010-12-09 07:00:00

LEUVEN, Belgium, December 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- FUGEIA today announced that it has received the FDA No Objection Letter with regard to the GRAS (Generally Recognized As Safe) status of its Brana Vita (TM) wheat bran extract. This innovative product is rich in cell wall derived arabinoxylan oligosaccharides (AXOS) ; a family of natural soluble fibre constituents. The AXOS in Brana Vita(TM) are very potent prebiotics, stimulating the growth of beneficial colon bacteria such as...

2010-12-08 04:06:00

EL DORADO HILLS, Calif., Dec. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Remarkable advancements in the processing of rice bran, the world's most potent superfood, have given food science a dramatic leap forward. Rice is the most consumed staple on earth, and the primary food source for 70% of the world's population. But for thousands of years the bran, which contains a rice kernel's most valuable nutrients, has been discarded. Key breakthroughs now enable the conversion of rice bran into an economically...

2010-11-15 08:45:00

PHOENIX, Nov. 12, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- NutraCea (NTRZQ), a world leader in stabilized rice bran (SRB) nutrient research and technology, today announced that on October 27, 2010, the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Arizona approved the settlement of the securities class action lawsuit against NutraCea and certain former officers and directors. The order became final and non-appealable on November 11, 2010. The District Court for the District of Arizona had previously...

2010-11-02 16:00:00

PHOENIX, Nov. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NutraCea (Pink Sheets: NTRZ), a world leader in stabilized rice bran (SRB) nutrient research and technology, today announced that on October 27, 2010 the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Arizona entered an order confirming the company's First Amended Plan of Reorganization (the "Plan"). Creditors voted overwhelmingly in favor of the Plan. W. John Short, Chairman and CEO, commented, "The Bankruptcy Court's approval of our...

2010-10-20 19:27:45

Scientists are reporting evidence that black rice "” a little-known variety of the grain that is the staple food for one-third of the world population "” may help soothe the inflammation involved in allergies, asthma, and other diseases. Their study appears in ACS' bi-weekly Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. Mendel Friedman and colleagues point out that their previous research showed several potential health benefits of eating black rice bran. Bran is the outer husk of...

2010-09-13 12:11:24

 A new University of Georgia study has found that select varieties of sorghum bran have greater antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties than well-known foods such as blueberries and pomegranates. Researchers measured polyphenolic compounds, which naturally occur in plants to help fight against pests and disease, and found that the black and sumac varieties of sorghum have significant levels of antioxidants. Many fruits also contain these compounds, they said, though sorghum bran may...

2010-09-13 06:15:00

PHOENIX, Sept. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NutraCea (Pink Sheets: NTRZ), a world leader in stabilized rice bran (SRB) nutrient research and technology, today announced the appointment of Colin Garner, as Senior Vice President of Sales. A seasoned sales and marketing professional, Garner brings 25 years of sales experience in the technical food ingredients markets in the U.S., Canada, Latin America, Europe, Asia and the Pacific Rim. Garner is responsible for leading the Company's global...

2010-09-09 14:37:00

BATTLE CREEK, Mich., Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- For many of us, the pinnacle of warm-weather months is the highly-anticipated vacation, but what we don't account for is the dreaded slump after returning home from our great escapes. To learn more about women's post-vacation experiences, Kellogg Company and Braun Research fielded a phone survey of 500 U.S. women, 45 and older, in early 2010, and the results were obvious to the Kellogg's® All-Bran® brand team....


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