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2008-07-01 09:00:47

BOSTON, July 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To help consumers find and make more humane food choices at the supermarket, the World Society for the Protection of Animals (WSPA) today released a survey ranking 23 US grocery store chains by the availability of humanely labeled food on their shelves. WSPA also launched a website that provides detailed survey results and explains and rates humane food labels according to their verifiable impact on animal welfare at http://www.eathumane.org/. "Many...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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