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2009-07-07 12:09:20

Members of a Michigan police department, apparently unafraid of jokes at their expense, banded together to purchase their favorite doughnut shop. The Clare Police Department, which has nine full-time officers, purchased the Clare City Bakery and changed the name to Cops & Doughnuts after discovering the previous owners were planning to close down the 113-year-old shop, WNEM-TV, Saginaw, Mich., reported Tuesday. The officers said they are volunteering their time with the bakery and will...

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2009-03-20 07:25:00

Democratic members of Congress on Thursday blamed the US food manufacturers who purchased products from the peanut firm responsible for the recent deadly salmonella outbreak. Kellogg Co, King Nut Corp and Vitamin Cottage Natural Food Markets were all implicated as having not done enough to ensure the safety of the products purchased from Peanut Corp of America, which was linked to the outbreak due to faulty oversight from a third party. The outbreak triggered a massive outbreak of 3,400...

2009-03-12 08:38:32

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration says three more nationwide recalls have been issued for products containing possible tainted peanut products. The possibly salmonella-contaminated peanuts, peanut butter and peanut granules were produced by the Peanut Corporation of America for use by manufacturers of various foods, including cookies, candy, ice cream, pet foods and other items. Alaska Canine Cookies of Anchorage, Alaska, is recalling peanut butter, power bone and carrot cake flavors of...

2009-03-09 07:57:24

Jenny Craig Inc. is expanding the recall of its products containing peanut ingredients manufactured by the Peanut Corporation of America. PCA is under investigation by federal agencies and some state authorities for the salmonella contamination of its peanuts and peanut paste, butter and granules. The Jenny Craig recall expansion includes certain products sold in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico. A listing of all products being recalled in the salmonella outbreak -- including lot...

2009-03-05 08:46:59

Abbott Nutrition of Columbus, Ohio, a division of Abbott Laboratories, is recalling several of its candy bars that might contain tainted peanut products. Abbott is recalling its Zone Perfect-brand chocolate caramel cluster bars and both Champions- and Glucema-brand chocolate peanut butter bars. The recall is one of hundreds initiated after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration discovered salmonella contamination in peanut ingredients produced by the Peanut Corporation of America. PCA...

2009-03-03 09:12:35

More U.S. companies have announced recalls of products containing possibly tainted peanut ingredients produced by the Peanut Corporation of America. PCA is being investigated for what state and federal officials said were unsanitary facilities, leading to salmonella contamination of the peanuts and peanut butter, granules, meal and paste the company provided various manufacturers of baked goods, dog treats, candy, cereals, ice cream and other products. Among the latest firms to announced...

2009-03-02 08:31:29

Dr. Smoothie Brands is among the latest U.S. firms recalling products containing possibly tainted peanut ingredients produced by the Peanut Corp. of America. The Fullerton, Calif., company is recalling its peanut butter crunch Bio Bars that were sold nationally by retail health food stores and by direct sale because they might be contaminated with salmonella bacteria. The recalled bars have Best By dates of '05Mar09, 21May09 and 21Nov09." PCA is the focus of federal and state ongoing...

2009-03-01 20:04:33

Quebec produces 75 percent of the world's maple syrup, but a shortage has driven prices up more than 50 percent in Montreal, industry analysts said. Quebec maintains maple syrup reserves, but even the reserve supply has dissipated, causing the price of a standard 540-milliliter can to hit $10 in and around Montreal -- up from $6.50 for most of the past eight or nine years, The Montreal Gazette reported Sunday. The development follows poor sap harvests in 2007 and 2008 due to colder than...

2009-02-24 16:43:47

A University of Minnesota study finds confidence in food safety dropped about 20 percentage points in wake of the recent peanut product contamination. After January's national salmonella outbreak of peanut products 22.5 percent of consumers in the study -- conducted jointly with the Louisiana State University AgCenter -- said they were confident the U.S. food supply is safer than a year ago. Eight people died and more than 500 have become ill in the most recent outbreak, which may have...

2009-02-24 14:24:08

Tasha Gallegos covered a 415-yard, S-shaped course in a record 57.5 seconds Tuesday to win the annual pre-Lenten International Pancake Day Race in Liberal, Kan. Her time was 57.5 seconds, a record, said Jo Ann Combs, executive secretary for the event. The course was clear, it was dry and the sun was shining. She's 22 and she was a first-time racer. Gallegos' time, which was run in front of the visiting mayor of Olney, England, and his wife, John and Peggy Smail, meant an American victory in...


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2005-06-01 20:44:29

The four species of wild rice comprise the genus Zizania, a group of grasses that grow in shallow water in small lakes and slow-flowing streams. Often, only the flowering head rises above the water. Three of the four species are native to North America: Northern wild rice (Zizania palustris) is an annual plant native to the Great Lakes region of North America. Wild rice (Z. aquatica), also an annual, grows in the Saint Lawrence River and on the Atlantic and Gulf coasts of the United...

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Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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