Latest Celery Stories

2011-10-01 07:00:00

Olericulture is the science and technology of cultivating and producing vegetables. The niche science magazine Olericulture.org releases news related to the scientific and commercial aspects of the cultivation and production of vegetables. (PRWEB) October 01, 2011 The Olericulture Magazine is divided into two major parts, i.e., vegetable crops and olericulture research. The Vegetable Crops category comprises traditional major crops plus minor vegetables including herbs, mushrooms and a wide...

2011-02-11 19:37:43

A rose by any other name would smell "¦ like celery? North Carolina State University research intended to extend the "vase life" of roses inserts a gene from celery inside rose plants to help fight off botrytis, or petal blight, one of the rose's major post-harvest diseases. Some fungal pathogens, the bad guys that infect plants, produce a sugar alcohol called mannitol that interferes with the plant's ability to block disease like petal blight, which produces wilty, mushy petals...

2010-09-20 08:00:00

EVANSTON, Ill., Sept. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Can adding a side salad to a cheeseburger help one lose weight? New research from the Kellogg School of Management suggests that people, particularly those who characterize themselves as weight conscious, tend to believe that adding a healthy option to an otherwise indulgent meal will lower the total calorie count. "Despite the growing availability of healthier, diet-friendly foods, the proliferation of diets, and the increasing number of public...

2009-08-17 09:00:00

BEIJING, Aug. 17 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Himfr.com, one of China's leading B2B search platforms with more than 30 B2B industry websites to its name, recommends six kinds of vegetables that are good for losing weight this summer. These are hot on sale on Himfr.com this summer. Cucumbers Cucumber contains vitamin C, vitamin B and many trace minerals. For best nutritional value, they should be eaten uncooked. Tomatoes Tomatoes are rich in vitamin A, which is good for...

2008-09-26 09:00:28

The UK's Food Standards Agency has announced that Sainsbury's has withdrawn some packs of its So Organic Pumpkin & Sweet Red Pepper Soup because the packs contain So Organic Celeriac & Mushroom Soup. The presence of celeriac and celery in this soup is not mentioned on the packaging and therefore the product may be a possible risk to health for people allergic to celery, the agency stated. The agency has issued an allergy alert advising anyone with an allergy to celery not to eat...

2008-09-12 09:00:00

The UK's Food Standards Agency has announced that Sainsbury's has recalled some of its Taste the Difference Steak and Ale Pie as the product contains celery, which is not mentioned on the ingredients list. As a result, the product is a possible health risk for people with an allergy to celery, the agency said. The product being recalled is: Sainsbury's Taste the Difference Steak and Ale Pie 250 grams with a use by date of September 12, 2008. Sainsbury's has recalled the product and...

2008-03-05 15:01:24

We have all heard that statement, "You are what you eat." For some athletes, it should be "You are as fast as you eat." Food allergies are often difficult to investigate and identify. In athletes, there can be an even more complex syndrome where they tolerate a particular food in their daily life, but have an allergic reaction if they consume that food in conjunction with intense exercise. In many cases, since the problem only comes on when the offending food is taken close to the...

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  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'