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2014-05-22 05:40:23

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced this week that a new food additive, Advantame, has been approved. Advantame, the sixth high-intensity sweetener approved by the FDA, has been rated as safe for use as a general-purpose sweetener and flavor enhancer in food, except meat and poultry. Before being marketed in the US, all new food additives must be approved by the FDA. Advantame, which does not have a brand name yet,...

2014-04-08 08:32:52

MUMBAI, India, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Piramal Enterprises Limited ("PEL", NSE: PEL, BSE: 500302) has partnered Merisant India Private limited ("Merisant") for an exclusive sales & distribution partnership in India for its artificial table-top sweetener, Equal(R). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130724/629310 ) Equal(R) is one of the world's best known artificial sweetener brands, and is number two in India in terms of unit...

Aspartame Gets Sweet Revenge, Okayed For Moderate Consumption
2013-12-11 11:30:53

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Maligned in studies since it came into use in the 1980s, aspartame has now been deemed safe for regular, moderate consumption by the European Food Safety Authority. Previous research had linked the artificial sweetener to higher risk of cancer and premature birth. During its assessment, the EFSA said it reexamined the available clinical evidence, listened to stakeholders and considered over 200 comments submitted online. "This...

2011-03-09 21:04:00

TULSA, Okla., March 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On March 4, 2011, Judge Christopher S. Sontchi of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware entered an order resolving certain litigation between subsidiaries of Petroflow Energy Ltd. (collectively, "Petroflow"), currently in chapter 11 reorganization proceedings, and Equal Energy Ltd. ("Equal"). In the order, the Court reaffirmed its Preliminary Findings dated January 24, 2011 and its Final Findings dated February 18, 2011....

2011-02-09 00:01:27

Atlanta-based skoopz®, the 100-percent, all-natural sweetener, announced today that it has added Julie Forbes as Vice President of Business Development. Atlanta, GA (Vocus/PRWEB) February 08, 2011 Atlanta-based skoopz®, the 100-percent, all-natural sweetener, announced today that it has added Julie Forbes as Vice President of Business Development. In this role, Forbes will be responsible for enhancing the company's relationships with current and prospective retail outlets...

2011-01-20 15:55:00

EQU: TSX, NYSE CALGARY, Alberta, Jan. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Equal Energy ("Equal" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has entered into an agreement with a syndicate of underwriters (the "Underwriters") pursuant to which the Underwriters have agreed to purchase, on a bought deal basis, subject to regulatory approval, $45,000,000 aggregate principal amount of convertible unsecured junior subordinated debentures (the "Debentures") at a price of $1,000 per Debenture....

2010-12-20 14:27:00

WAYZATA, Minn., Dec 20, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The voice of native Minnesotan and aspiring singer-actor Therese Hegler is featured in the newly-launched national advertising campaign for Truvia(TM) natural sweetener. In an original tune sung by Hegler with an accompanying on-screen story, the 30-second commercial spots talk directly to the consumer about her relationship struggle with sweetness. "Playing the role of today's woman who fights the temptation of those moments where that 'donut...

2010-10-04 10:00:00

WAYZATA, Minn., Oct. 4 /PRNewswire/ --Today, Truvia(TM) natural sweetener, the great-tasting, zero-calorie sweetener made with rebiana, the best-tasting part of the stevia leaf, unveiled a new multi-million dollar print, television, digital and social media advertising campaign. As the leading natural zero-calorie sweetener and the third largest brand in the U.S. sugar substitute category, Truvia(TM) natural sweetener introduces the new "Sweetness Stories" campaign that builds on the...

2010-09-02 15:51:00

ATLANTA, Sept. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Heard the one about how aspartame single-handedly caused the Gulf War syndrome? In recent years, outlandish allegations - often spread via the Internet by individuals who have little scientific or medical expertise - have tried to link the low-calorie sweetener to every ailment ranging from Multiple Sclerosis and Parkinson's disease to cancer and weight gain. However, the overwhelming body of scientific evidence via more than three decades of research and...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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