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2015-05-30 10:37:50

Scientists from a Swiss agricultural research center have poked holes in the longstanding theory that bacteria is responsible for creating the distinctive holes found in some types of Swiss cheese, discovering instead that tiny bits of hay present in the milk are the real culprits.

2015-05-30 08:20:13

NEW YORK, May 30, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- JMR Graphics, a top designer of commercial vehicle wraps in the United States, creates 3M

2015-05-29 23:04:31

A leading pharmaceutical manufacturer approached Thermal Product Solutions with a request to develop an oven that would uniformly remove excess moisture from 3D-printed prescription medications.

2015-05-29 23:01:18

Red Hot & Blue Restaurants, Inc.

2015-05-29 23:00:39

Mellow Mushroom Pizza Bakers is now open in Sanford, Fla., at 1831 Rinehart Road. Sanford, Fla (PRWEB) May 29, 2015 Mellow Mushroom Pizza Bakers is now

2015-05-29 16:25:14

New category of "gluten-free" claims allowed for specially produced oats OTTAWA, May 29, 2015 /CNW/ - To mark Celiac Awareness Month, the Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health

2015-05-29 12:28:44

Consumers encouraged to better use the Nutrition Facts table TORONTO, May 29, 2015 /CNW/ - The Honourable Tony Clement, President of the Treasury Board, on behalf of the Honourable

2015-05-29 08:27:54

Scientific Data Counters Critics' Claims that Modern Wheat has Changed WINNIPEG, May 29, 2015 /CNW/ - New research published in the peer reviewed journal Cereal Chemistry

2015-05-29 08:25:14

TAMPA, Fla., May 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Raised, glazed, twisted and stuffed: you can't really improve on a righteous ring of fried dough topped with a crown of pure glazed sweetness. Or

2015-05-28 23:10:38

Zion Health’s ultra-rich, anti-aging African Mongongo body butter is infused with high concentrations of Mongongo oil to hydrate skin.


Latest Food and drink Reference Libraries

Lacaune
2014-10-14 11:06:32

The Lacaune is a breed of domestic sheep that originated from the Lacaune region near southern France, from which it was named. Although it is now used for milk production, it once only produced 18.4 gallons during the human milking period each year. The French government established a strict selective breeding program that included rigorous breeding and meticulous record keeping, as well as increased knowledge about the care of the breed and cooperation of farmers across the area. This...

Iberian Pig
2014-08-13 11:40:37

The Iberian pig, also known as the black Iberian pig, is a breed of domestic pig that originated on the Iberian Peninsula in areas including Spain and Portugal. It is thought that this breed can be traced back to the Neolithic era, when animal domestication first began, but the most accepted theory pertaining to the origin of this breed states that domesticated pigs were brought over by the Phoenicians and allowed to breed with wild boars, producing what is thought to be the ancestors of the...

Orang Pendek
2014-02-15 11:08:00

The Orang Pendek is an ape-like cryptid claimed to inhabit the mountain forests of Sumatra. It has been seen and documented by local tribes, villagers, scientists and travelers for over 100 years. Although sightings have been throughout Sumatra, recent reports occur within the borders of the Kerinci Seblat National Park in Central Sumatra. The park is just south of the equator in the Bukit Barisan mountain range featuring remote rainforests. There are no photographs of the Orang Pendek,...

Custurd Apple,  Annona squamosa
2014-02-15 09:31:56

Annona squamosa is a large shrub/small tree speices. The plant belongs to the Annonaceae family. A. squamosa is one of the most widely cultivated plants in the family. Annona squamosa plants may grow anywhere from 9 to 26 feet tall, its tree or shrub classification is dependent on the plants size in height. It has many branches that may be broad, open crown or spreading. The species produces an edible fruit that may be referred to as “sugar apple”. The plant is relatively easy to...

Black Pepper, Piper nigrum
2014-02-15 08:34:58

Piper nigrum is a flowering vine species. The plant may also be commonly referred to as Black Pepper. The species belongs to the Piperaceae family. It is indigenous to south India; however the plant is widely cultivated worldwide. The fruit, often referred to as its drupe, is sought after and dried. The spice or seasoning is used as the common, table black pepper. To date, Vietnam produces the largest amount of pepper, exporting 34% of the entire world’s pepper supply. P. nigrum may be...

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begunk
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.