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2009-02-16 00:54:19

About 15 percent of U.S. adults say they have stopped eating all foods containing peanuts, a survey indicates. The survey, conducted by the Harvard Opinion Research Program at the Harvard School of Public Health, finds 93 percent of Americans have heard or read about the recent ongoing recall of peanut products. Among those who are aware of the recall, 61 percent say they have taken one or more precautions to reduce their risk of getting sick from contaminated peanut products. About 1-in-4...

2009-02-06 12:22:00

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Feb. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Christie Cookie is voluntarily recalling Christie Cookie Gourmet Peanut Butter Frozen Cookie Dough and Devonshire Gourmet Peanut Butter frozen cookie dough products with the item numbers 5507, 6607, 592263 and 502948 and a best-if-used-by date of October 3, 2008 or earlier. The recall was initiated because these products contain granulated peanuts supplied by the Peanut Corporation of America (PCA) in Blakely, Georgia, and have the potential to be...

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,...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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