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Roosters Cock-A-Doodle-Doo Because Of Genes Not Light
2013-03-18 16:01:43

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Some of the finest minds in Japan have finally unlocked one of the world´s greatest mysteries. Animal physiology researchers Tsuyoshi Shimmura and Takashi Yoshimura of Nagoya University in Japan have said they now understand what stirs a rooster to crow in the morning, and it´s not the sun. Farmers have relied on roosters as mother nature´s alarm clock for centuries, but it was never fully understood if these...

2013-03-06 08:28:43

CEDAR KNOLLS, N.J., March 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Eggland's Best Organic eggs have been deemed one of Prevention.com's "Cleanest Packaged Foods of 2013." Eggland's Best Organic eggs come from hens fed a certified all vegetarian feed, and boast the same great nutritional benefits as all Eggland's Best eggs. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130306/NY71874LOGO )(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130212/NY57963LOGO ) "Our editors ate their way through mountains of...

2013-02-20 12:28:35

COSTA MESA, Calif., Feb. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- El Pollo Loco, the nation's fire grilled chicken restaurant leader, today unveiled its newly redesigned website - ElPolloLoco.com. The site, which is also accessible on mobile devices and tablets, features enhanced access to the restaurant's food composition tables, new product information and promotions, and a restaurant locator. "Providing the highest quality experience for our customers at every touch point, both in our restaurants and...

2013-02-19 08:41:47

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- TheGroceryGame.com, the largest source for grocery coupons and savings tips online, today offered insights into the national food crisis and how consumers can combat rising meat costs. While the USDA currently projects a 3-4 percent increase in meat prices for this year; The Grocery Game, which closely monitors prices on a daily basis, with an exclusive database of national grocery store prices and sales, has tracked even higher percent changes in...

2013-02-14 12:25:46

KELSO, Wash., Feb. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The safety and quality of our poultry products is Foster Farms' utmost priority. There is no recall in effect for any brand of chicken related to the Oregon Health Authority announcement as it is widely known that all raw chicken must be responsibly handled and properly prepared to ensure safety and quality. All raw chicken, like all raw meats, can contain bacteria that can be harmful to human health. For this reason, all raw chicken...

2013-02-11 12:23:40

COS COB, Conn., Feb. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time in its 20-year history, Chicken Soup for the Soul is releasing a one-of-a-kind tribute book composed of stories and recollections honoring a single individual. All 101 contributors to Chicken Soup for the Soul: Billy Graham & Me (978-1611599053, $24.95) recognize Mr. Graham's unique ability to inspire leaders from diverse disciplines and faiths, all sharing their respect and appreciation for the evangelist's...

Fried Foods Elevate Prostate Cancer Risk
2013-01-29 05:43:42

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Researchers from the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center recently revealed that fried food consumption is linked with a higher risk of prostate cancer. In particular, the team of investigators found that consumption of deep-fried foods on a regular basis can have a stronger impact. These foods include items such as French fries, fried chicken, and doughnuts. They found that this effect has more of a connection with aggressive...

2013-01-25 20:21:52

SECAUCUS, N.J., Jan. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hartz Mountain Corporation is voluntarily withdrawing its Hartz ® Chicken Chews(TM) and Hartz ® Oinkies® Pig Skin Twists wrapped with Chicken for dogs in the United States because they contain trace amounts of unapproved antibiotic residue. We are taking this action after recent Hartz testing found trace amounts of unapproved antibiotic residue in samples of Hartz® Chicken Chews(TM) and Oinkies® Pig Skin Twists wrapped...

Quail Are Experts When It Comes To Camouflage
2013-01-17 13:46:03

Cell Press When it comes to camouflage, ground-nesting Japanese quail are experts. That's based on new evidence published online on January 17 in Current Biology that mother quail "know" the patterning of their own eggs and choose laying spots to hide them best. "Not only are the eggs camouflaged, but the birds choose to lay their eggs on a substrate that maximizes camouflage," said P. George Lovell of Abertay University and the University of St Andrews. "Furthermore, the maximization...

Dramatic Fall In Salmonella Infections Due To Vaccination Programs
2013-01-16 11:54:43

University of Liverpool Mass poultry vaccination programs introduced to combat Salmonella infections have led to a dramatic fall in the number of cases since the late 1990s, according to a researcher at the University of Liverpool. Salmonella are important food-borne pathogens worldwide, causing diarrhea, vomiting, nausea, fever and abdominal pain. There are currently around 6 million cases of illness from Salmonella across the EU each year, the majority of which are linked to food...


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2005-06-01 20:48:44

The Wild Turkey (Meleagris gallopavo) is a large gamebird, one of a number of species of turkey (Galliformes). Adults have a bluish featherless small head, a red throat, long legs and a dark body. They have a long dark fan-shaped tail. Their wings are a glossy bronze. As with many other species of the Galliformes, they exhibit strong sexual dimorphism - males have red wattles on the throat and neck and are significantly larger than females. Their breeding habitat is found in wooded...

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