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2009-01-21 11:45:38

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said the nationwide recall of possibly contaminated peanut butter products has expanded to include some dog biscuits. The FDA said PetSmart Inc. of Phoenix, Ariz., is voluntarily recalling seven of its Grreat Choice-brand dog biscuit products that contain peanut paste made by the Peanut Corp. of America. That company is the focus of a FDA investigation into potential salmonella contamination of peanut butter and paste made at its Blakely, Ga., plant. The...

2009-01-21 02:15:00

MONTREAL, Jan. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Siegal's Direct Nutritionals, LLC, the worldwide distributor of Dr. Siegal's COOKIE DIET(R) hunger-controlling cookies and other products, today announced that Dr. Siegal's cookies and shake mixes are now available at Diet D'Lite in Fairview Pointe Claire Mall in Pointe Claire, Quebec. The new kiosk, which opened on January 15th, is located on the first level across from Deco Decouverte. The Canadian proprietors of Diet D'Lite include a dentist,...

2009-01-18 14:29:00

DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., Jan. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Ralcorp Frozen Bakery Products, Inc. announced that it has taken the precautionary measure of voluntarily recalling its Food Lion Bake Shop brand PEANUT BUTTER COOKIES because the cookies have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. The recalled cookies contain peanut butter supplied by Peanut Corporation of America which is the subject of an investigation concerning recent Salmonella outbreaks. No illnesses have been reported in...

2009-01-07 13:34:00

Readers Give Seal of Approval on Products and Services That Make Moms' Lives Better Make Your Opinion Heard, Spread the Word of Mom NEW YORK, Jan. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Cookie, the lifestyle magazine for the modern mom, unveiled in its February issue, on newsstands today, the winners of its new Readers' Choice Awards called "Word of Mom," designed to recognize and award the products and services that make moms' lives better. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090107/NY56414LOGO )...

2008-12-15 11:02:51

A 16-year-old Girl Scout in Dearborn, Mich., says she is determined to shatter the record for the most Girl Scout cookies sold by a single member. Jennifer Sharpe, who already holds the record for most cookies sold in a single sales season, said she hopes to reach the cumulative 60,000-box record during her current junior year of high school, The Detroit News said Monday. The teenager, who sold 17,328 boxes of Girl Scout cookies last year to set the sales record, figures a strong junior year...

2008-12-15 07:25:00

BAYSHORE, N.Y., Dec. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Long Island-based Nutritious Creations (http://www.smartsnacks.com) has introduced the Hybrid Cookie(TM) comprising a line of new chip-like cookies taking the healthy snacker by complete delicious surprise. The Hybrid Cookie, which utilizes the irresistible crispy taste that comes with baking a snack and the health benefits of puffing, won't leave the snacker feeling guilty. The cookie-chips are only two points on the Weight Watchers(TM) diet...

2008-12-03 09:48:00

Add Fresh Ginger Flavor with Gourmet Garden(TM) for a Taste of the Holidays NEW YORK, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- The taste and smell of ginger is enough to put anyone in the holiday spirit. With its combination of sweetness and spice, ginger is the perfect flavor to lift any holiday treat. While ginger can sometimes be difficult to skin and slice, Gourmet Garden(TM) makes a range of squeezable fresh herbs and spices, including ginger, that do all the hard work for you. With no waste, multiple...

2008-11-11 12:00:18

Bakers at Arnott's in Australia have been delighting consumers "Down Under" for over 40 years with Tim Tam(TM), an iconic Australian 'biscuit' that takes the sweet life from ordinary to Aus-some! Pepperidge Farm, sister company of Arnott's, is introducing this decadent favorite to Americans beginning this November to tempt, tantalize and delight, layer by layer. Both Pepperidge Farm and Arnott's are subsidiaries of Campbell Soup Company. "In keeping with the tradition of our founder,...

2008-10-04 18:00:16

By JAYNE HOWARTH Jacqueline Wilson has the knack of getting under children's skin, writing about subjects that are meaningful to them - or that they can empathise with. In her latest book, Cookie, she tackles bullying in a very direct and upfront way. Beauty is unfortunately named: she is, really, quite dumpy and plain. It's bad enough that the girls at her private school torment her, calling her Ugly, but her father is nasty, too. She hides away, takes solace in a toddler's TV...

2008-10-01 09:00:32

By THERESA CURRY By Theresa Curry Correspondent Eleanor Porambo has fit more into her lifetime than a city block full of most people. At the Norfolk Airport Hilton , staff members know her as "Miss Ellie," a sweet woman who brings homemade cakes, brownies and fudge to share with everyone. Porambo, 75, is a "journey ambassador." She welcomes guests and answers questions about the hotel's accommodations with friendly concern. She's tougher, though, than anyone might imagine. She's...


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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