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2014-10-13 16:25:50

The Soyfoods Association of North America Celebrates World Food Day, Oct. 16 WASHINGTON, Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- World Food Day is fast approaching and this Oct. 16, the focus will be on the 500 million family farmers in the world as a solution to end hunger. The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations estimates there are currently 803 million hungry people in the world, and the population is only increasing. It is essential to find a sustainable source for...

2014-10-13 12:26:38

McDonald's encourages Southern California customers to support children and families in need with donation of change and join social media conversation with hashtag #forRMHC LOS ANGELES, Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- McDonald's and Ronald McDonald House Charities® (RMHC) are celebrating 40 years of keeping families together. This momentous occasion will be marked with a renewed call for donations to directly benefit families that need it most, as well as a social media campaign that...

2014-10-11 23:03:54

Ryan Milo is responsible for the oversight and completion of plans to produce products made for high temperature fluid sealing and thermal systems management. Chardon, OH (PRWEB) October 11, 2014 EGC, a recognized world leader in the engineering and manufacturing of graphite and graphite composites for high temperature applications in fluid sealing or thermal systems management, has appointed Ryan Milo as Manager of Manufacturing Engineering Department. Milo is responsible for the...

beer and flies
2014-10-11 05:09:37

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Beer aficionados prize the frothy beverage of their affection for its taste as well as its smell, but they aren’t the only ones who enjoy the whiff of fermented barley. According to new research from a team of Belgian scientists published in the journal Cell Reports, the characteristic smell of beer attracts fruit flies, which in turn disperse beer yeast cells. "Two seemingly unrelated species, yeasts and flies, have developed an...

2014-10-10 23:03:02

Responding to parents' desire for healthy, non-GMO snacks for their children, Kabrita is proud to announce it is has achieved Non-GMO Project Verification for its Goat Milk Yogurt and Fruit, in handy on-the-go pouches. (PRWEB) October 10, 2014 According to a recent Consumer Reports study, more than 70% of Americans say they don’t want genetically modified organisms (GMO) in their food – but over 80% of processed foods contain them. Kabrita is proud to offer parents America's...

2014-10-10 23:02:35

We all know the age-old adage, “An apple a day keeps the doctor away.” Meet the man who is taking the old and wise health advice very seriously, having eaten an apple daily for nearly 1,000 days in a row, with Day 1,000 on Oct. 27 Silver Spring, MD (PRWEB) October 10, 2014 We all know the age-old adage, “An apple a day keeps the doctor away.” Well, Jeremy Kugel’s doctors may have to retire. The Maryland educator and self-proclaimed food lover is taking the old and wise health...

2014-10-10 12:24:44

OTTAWA, Oct. 10, 2014 /CNW/ - Many Canadians enjoy eating leftovers from family dinners and from dining out as a time-saving and budget-friendly meal. It is important to remember that leftovers need to be properly handled to help reduce the risk of foodborne illness. It's estimated that there are approximately 4 million cases of food-related illnesses in Canada every year. Many of these illnesses could be prevented by following proper food handling and preparation techniques. Here are some...

2014-10-10 12:23:25

Celebrity Chef/Restaurateur Richard Sandoval Unveils Recipes that Inspire Special Family Moments with NESTLE® ABUELITA(TM) and the Creation of New Family Traditions LOS ANGELES, Oct. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The spirit of our ancestors never leaves us, and Day of the Dead (Día de los Muertos) offers the perfect occasion to remember the lives of those who have gone before us and the family traditions they shared. Acknowledging those traditions, NESTLÉ® ABUELITA(TM), the authentic Mexican...

soda
2014-10-10 03:00:49

Provided by Robert Perkins, University of Southern California Sugar consumption led to memory problems and brain inflammation Studying rats as model subjects, scientists found that adolescents were at an increased risk of suffering negative health effects from sugar-sweetened beverage consumption. Adolescent rats that freely consumed large quantities of liquid solutions containing sugar or high-fructose corn syrup (HFCS) in concentrations comparable to popular sugar-sweetened...

2014-10-09 23:11:45

Swedish Cake Bakery Almondy provides shoppers with added confidence when purchasing gluten-free frozen cakes. Toronto, ON (PRWEB) October 09, 2014 The Gluten-Free Certification Program (GFCP) in partnership with the Canadian Celiac Association is pleased to announce that Almondy’s Toblerone Chocolate torte, now available at Metro and Overwaitea stores across the country, has recently become certified by the GFCP in Canada. “By displaying the GFCP trademark, the Almondy brand provides...


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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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  • Boughs or branches.
  • Warbling of birds in trees.
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