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2011-01-21 07:00:00

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Jan. 21, 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 January 18, 2011, AF Bran Holding LLC closed on the previously announced purchase of an ownership interest in Nutra SA, LLC, the 100% owner of Industria Riograndese De Oleos Vegetais Ltda., ("Irgovel"). Ettore V. Biagioni, Managing Partner of Alothon Group, the...

2011-01-11 05:15:00

EL DORADO HILLS, Calif., Jan. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Clinical studies have proven that the most nutrient-dense natural food on Earth is stabilized rice bran. Tested by the U.S.D.A., stabilized rice bran is an extremely powerful source of vitamins and minerals, essential amino acids, omega-3 fats, CoQ10, complete protein and fiber, and contains more antioxidants than any other food ever tested. As a result, many scientists, researchers and nutritionists now consider stabilized rice bran...

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...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • 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.
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