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2008-07-07 15:00:35

MORTON GROVE, Ill., July 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lifeway Foods, Inc. , the country's leading manufacturer of kefir and a provider of other natural and organic dairy products, announced today that it is franchising its Starfruit "kefir boutique" cafe. The new retail concept debuted April 15th at 1745 W. Division Street in the trendy Wicker Park neighborhood in Chicago and serves as a prototype for it's national franchise program. The shop offers several flavors of frozen kefir with...

2008-06-18 21:00:13

By Robin Bagwell As we come to yet another June, perhaps it is time to reflect on the purpose and effectiveness of the "June is Dairy Month" effort. The effort by dairymen to encourage greater use of dairy products dates back to 1937. Originally it was termed National Milk Month, but by 1939 it had acquired the familiar name "June is Dairy Month." Over the years many slogans have been used to plug dairy products. Sixty years ago, in 1947, the slogan was "30 days for ADA," somewhat similar...

2007-01-11 09:00:25

By Kat Bergeron, The Sun Herald, Biloxi, Miss. Jan. 11--for arthritis What do gin-soaked raisins and copper have in common? Answer: Both are touted as natural or folk remedies for arthritis. Forty-six million Americans have arthritis in some form or another, and those who do know arthritis can be painful, slow you down, and in some cases, be debilitating. The Centers for Disease Control reports that in this country, arthritis limits the activities of more than 17 million adults....

2005-11-09 08:15:00

By Jon Herskovitz SEOUL -- Take a cabbage. Pack it in a large clay pot with garlic, ginger, fish sauce and fiery red peppers. Add some other goodies and let it ferment. What do you get? The pungent Korean dish called kimchi -- and a scare about parasite eggs that has ignited a trade dispute between two of Asia's largest economies. Kimchi is served at almost every meal and made in most homes. But increasing imports of the spicy cabbage from China have raised a ruckus about a foreign country...


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Sea Pineapple, Halocynthia roretzi
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The Sea Pineapple (Halocynthia roretzi) is an edible species of tunicate. It is known as the Meongge in Korea and the Hoya or Maboya in Japan. This creature lives in shallow water, usually attached to rocks and artificial substrate. It is adapted to cold water temperatures between 36 and 75 degrees Fahrenheit, but prefer temperatures close to 54 degrees F. This creature is known for both its peculiar appearance, described by journalist Nick Tosches as “something that could exist only in...

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  • A spider.
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'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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