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Gene Activity Associated With Diet Of Honey Bees Could Play Role In Colony Collapse Disorder

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online In a new study designed to determine whether or not poor nutrition plays a role in colony collapse disorder, researchers from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign have discovered...

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2014-07-22 16:28:36

WINNIPEG, July 22, 2014 /CNW/ - New moisture meter conversion tables are available for small red beans and otebo beans. As well, revised moisture meter conversion tables are available for soybeans, canola and peas. Tables for these and other grains are available on the Canadian Grain Commission's web site, www.grainscanada.gc.ca. Quick facts -- Moisture meter tables are for use with Model 919/3.5 and Model 393/3.5 moisture meters. The Canadian Grain...

2014-07-22 16:27:28

OTTAWA, July 22, 2014 /CNW/ - Issue Some Canadians may believe that pasteurization harms milk and that raw milk is a safe and healthier alternative. However, raw milk can contain dangerous bacteria that could make you and your family seriously sick. What you should know Raw milk can contain harmful bacteria such as Salmonella, E. coli and Listeria that have been linked to foodborne illness (food poisoning) outbreaks. These bacteria can cause serious health conditions,...

2014-07-22 16:25:10

LONDON, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Animal Feed Additives Market by Types (Antibiotics, Vitamins, Antioxidants, Amino Acids,Feed enzymes), Livestock (Swine, Poultry, Cattle, Aquaculture, Others) & Geography - Trends & Forecasts (2011 -...

2014-07-22 12:26:08

NEW YORK, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ketchum, one of the world leaders in communications and public relations, today appointed Diana Garza Ciarlante as director of its growing Atlanta office. Ciarlante assumes the role immediately and will report into Hilary Hanson McKean, partner and managing director, Global Practices, and managing director of the Atlanta, Dallas and Toronto offices. As head of the Atlanta office - well-known for its award-winning expertise in consumer...

2014-07-22 08:27:50

Inaugural Monthly Index Focuses on CPG Grocery LOS ANGELES, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Instant.ly, the world's first on-demand consumer insights platform, debuted the Instant.ly Shelf Score(TM), an index measuring consumer intent to purchase recently introduced consumer packaged goods (CPG) products. Instant.ly Shelf Score evaluates the newest CPG market offerings and ranks ten of the most innovative from that group by overall consumer interest. Instant.ly is provided...

2014-07-22 08:26:10

TORONTO, July 22, 2014 /CNW/ - To prove that Montana's Best of BBQ Sampler event is irresistible, the Montana's team tried to shoot an entire ad campaign by bartering with BBQ ribs, sausages, chicken, brisket, and shrimp. And it worked. Montana's surprised real businesses in Toronto by simply walking in and offering a plate of BBQ meat in exchange for goods and services. Over two days of bartering and shooting, they received a psychic reading, an MMA lesson, a manicure, a yoga...

2014-07-21 23:09:18

MXI Corp's newly named company, XoLifestyleWorldwide.com, is pleased to announce their all new "SkinHealix Silk C Serum" launch party to be held in New York, NY. (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 As the category creator and world leader in healthy chocolate, the true vision of XOLifestyleWorldwide.com is to transform and improve individual lives worldwide through its exclusive and healthy chocolate products. The newly named Mumbai, Maharashtra, India based company,...

2014-07-21 23:03:34

Volatile cocoa prices and sluggish income growth will stagnate industry profit. For this reason, industry research firm IBISWorld has added a report on the Chocolate Production industry to its growing industry report collection. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 The Chocolate Production industry transforms raw material such as cocoa beans, sugar and milk into a variety of products including chocolate bars, stuffed chocolates and premium chocolate boxes. According to IBISWorld Industry...

2014-07-21 23:02:56

North America formed the largest segment of the gluten-free products market in 2013. It is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 10.6% over the projected period. (http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/gluten-free-products-market-738.html) (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 The report, “Gluten-Free Products Market by Type (Bakery & Confectionery, Snacks, Breakfast Cereals, Baking Mixes & Flour, and Meat & Poultry Products), Sales Channel (Natural & Conventional) & Geography -...

2014-07-21 16:27:34

Consumers cite health/nutrition and taste as top reasons for uptick GREENSBORO, Ga., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More chickens are crossing the road and on to consumers' plates, according to new research presented today at the National Chicken Council's Chicken Marketing Seminar in Greensboro, Georgia. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130122/DC46247LOGO-b Overall, the average number of meals or snacks that contained chicken eaten by survey respondents in the two weeks prior...


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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...

Boldo, Peumus boldus
2014-02-15 08:05:25

Peumus boldus is a tree in the Monimiaceae family. It is the only species in the genus Peumus. It is commonly referred to as Boldo. P. boldus has green leaves with a strong woody and slightly bitter flavor. They are used in Latin America for culinary purposes. Although not widely known, the species’ small green fruits are nutritious and apparently have a pleasant flavor. Its flavor comes primarily from the chemical ascaridole. In some areas, P. boldus is mixed with yerba mate or other...

Chameleon Plant, Houttuynia cordata
2014-02-14 10:34:28

Houttuynia cordata is a flowering plant species. The species may also be commonly referred to as the Lizard Tail, Chameleon Plant, Heartleaf, Fishwort and Bishop’s Weed. H. cordata is only one of two species in its genus and it belongs to the Saururaceae family. The species is indigenous to Japan, Korea, southern China and southwest Asia. Often the plant grows in moist, soils and may even be submerged in water. It prefers partial to full sunlight. Houttuynia cordata plants commonly grow...

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penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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