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A new skin patch could help protect people suffering from potentially life-threatening peanut allergies by significantly increasing the amount of exposure needed to elicit a reaction.
If you’ve turned on the TV lately, you probably know that chicken nuggets are popping up everywhere, and at falling prices. So, what’s up with McDonald’s and Burger King engaging in an all-out, golden-fried war? Turns out it may have something to do with global warming.
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Advertising Leverages Science Supporting the Recovery Benefits of Tart Cherry Juice LANSING, Mich., Feb.
Roadie announces all 1,750 Waffle House® Restaurants as official Roadhouse Meeting Locations for neighbor-to-neighbor shipping app ATLANTA, Feb.
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Latest Move by Hershey's Follows the Removal of GMOs by General Mills, Unilever, Post Foods. WASHINGTON, Feb.
Increase in customer demand for plant's premix products boosts efficiency, product quality PIETERMARITZBURG, South Africa, Feb.
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...
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...
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,...
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...
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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