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2011-01-05 15:45:00

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Jan. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- NutraCea (Pink Sheets: NTRZ), a world leader in production and marketing of stabilized rice bran (SRB), rice bran oil (RBO) and their derivative products, today announced that on December 29, 2010, NutraCea entered into a Membership Interest Purchase Agreement (the "Purchase Agreement") with Nutra SA, LLC, NutraCea's wholly owned subsidiary ("Nutra SA"), Industria Riograndese De Oleos Vegetais Ltda., Nutra SA's wholly owned subsidiary...

2011-01-03 11:11:00

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- McDonald's® kicks off the new year with the introduction of its new Fruit & Maple Oatmeal, a wholesome and balanced menu option available for customers at breakfast and throughout the day. Delivering two of the three recommended daily servings of whole grains and about a half cup of fruit, Fruit & Maple Oatmeal is McDonald's first new breakfast offering since 2008. McDonald's Fruit & Maple Oatmeal is prepared with...

2010-12-20 09:00:00

SAO PAULO, Dec. 20, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Ceres, a leading developer of bioenergy crops, has appointed William Burnquist as the general manager of its operations in Brazil. An experienced leader in Brazil's sugarcane and ethanol sector, Burnquist will administer the day-to-day activities of the company's subsidiary, Ceres Sementes do Brasil Ltda., including local seed production and Ceres' network of sweet sorghum trials. Richard Hamilton, Ceres President and CEO, says that Burnquist's...

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....

2010-12-09 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...

2010-12-09 03:32:00

ZUG, Switzerland, December 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- A scientific panel of the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) published its positive opinion on a disease risk reduction health claim dossier for oat beta-glucan on 8. December 2010, following an application from CreaNutrition AG submitted pursuant to Article 14 of the EC regulation on nutrition and health claims. According to the positive opinion of the EFSA panel for dietetic products, nutrition and allergies (NDA), foods...

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...

2010-11-10 18:03:38

Iowa State researchers examine the efficiencies and environmental impacts of growing sorghum for ethanol Conversion of sorghum grass to ethanol has increased with the interest in renewable fuel sources. Researchers at Iowa State University examined 12 varieties of sorghum grass grown in single and double cropping systems. The experiment was designed to test the efficiency of double cropping sorghum grass to increase its yield for biofuel production. The author of the report, Ben Goff, found...

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...

2010-11-01 23:19:57

Fitness and growth of sorghum, shattercane, and its wild-crop hybrid in Nebraska GMOs, or Genetically Modified Organisms, may raise concerns of genes escaping from crops and having unknown effects on natural, wild species. But what is the real risk that traits associated with GMOs will actually migrate to and persist in their wild relatives? Interest in plant ecology, crop production and weed management led John Lindquist and his colleagues from the University of Nebraska and USDA-ARS to...


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