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Peanut Butter Recalled Due To Salmonella
2012-09-24 05:24:29

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A retail grocery store chain is recalling peanut butter that has been linked to 29 cases of salmonella-related illnesses across 18 US states, according to reports published over the weekend. Trader Joe's, which is headquartered in California but operates in more than 30 states, has voluntarily removed their store-brand Creamy Salted Valencia Peanut Butter from shelves. The move comes after Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and...

2012-08-30 23:00:36

According to a new study, published on June 25th, 2012 in the journal Chemical Research in Toxicology, chronic exposure to Diacetyl may contribute to protein clumping in the brain, which has been linked to Alzheimer´s disease, as reported by the National Safety Council. Diacetyl is a chemical found in a variety of foods and beverages like beer, wine, and butterscotch flavoring and, most commonly, used for the butter flavoring in microwave popcorn. In August 2010, the jury in Cook County...

Chocolate Bars Get A New Fruit-Healthy Makeover
2012-08-14 10:34:22

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Attention! Attention! All chocolate lovers! A new study has found a way to replace the fat in chocolate with a healthier additive: fruit juice. Scientists from University of Warwick have found a way to replace up to 50 percent of the fat with fruit juice, by removing much of the cocoa butter and milk fats that go into chocolate. The British scientists substitute those fats with tiny droplets of juice measuring under 30 microns in...

Common Ingredient In Popcorn May Cause Brain Disease
2012-08-08 13:02:51

John Neumann for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Although often touted as a low-calorie snack for those looking to watch their food intake, popcorn is not exactly a health food. Now, according to researchers at the University of Minnesota, one ingredient in the puffy, steaming bag may actually be harmful to your brain. Diacetyl, the greasy so-called “butter flavoring” may actually increase your risk of getting Alzheimer´s, writes Hanna Brooks Olsen for...

2012-05-28 23:00:13

According to court documents, on May 15th, 2012, several coffee production plant workers filed a lawsuit in the Texas Eastern District Court (case no. 6:2012cv00327) claiming that they are suffering from lung disease as a result of exposure to Diacetyl. Diacetyl is a chemical found in a variety of foods and beverages and, most commonly, used for the butter flavoring in microwave popcorn. Another worker, disabled by exposure to Diacetyl, was awarded $30.4 million by the jury in Gerardo Solis...

2012-03-20 23:02:50

Day spas receive special pricing on Henley Natural skin care products when creating an online account with Henley Natural. In addition, Day spas located in Florida may receive free skin care product samples. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) March 20, 2012 Henley Natural is now offering special pricing on skin care products for day spas. Day spas located in Florida may also be allowed to receive free skin care product samples. Follow the two step process to create an online account to receive special...

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.