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2014-10-14 12:25:40

Johnsonville Brat Hot Tub keeps sausage hot and juicy on the grill from 8 a.m. to game time SHEBOYGAN, Wis., Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tailgating season is here, and while celebrity chefs are promoting their latest grilling recipes featuring exotic ingredients difficult to find, Johnsonville has a recipe with three items every tailgate already has: beers, grilled Johnsonville brats and onions. Simply combine the three together and you have a mouth-watering Brat Hot Tub that will keep your...

2014-10-14 08:35:15

WINNIPEG, Manitoba, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- From North Vancouver to Baie Comeau, Cargill employees have been tirelessly planning activities around the upcoming UN World Food Day on October 16 to help raise awareness amongst employees and their communities about the realities of lingering food insecurity in Canada. Ensuring everyone has access to safe and nutritious food has been a long-time goal of Cargill's, but for too long the perception has remained that Canada is a...

2014-10-14 08:31:19

AMSTERDAM, October 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hi Europe 2014 is the leading platform to source salt reduction solutions Salt reduction has been one of the most prevalent topics in the food industry for many years, with a recent study by the Harvard School of Public Health regarding salt intake as one of the major health issues of today's population. The report, which refers to salt as "a deadly poison", states that 99.2% of the global population in industrial societies...

2014-10-14 08:29:28

ROCKVILLE, Md., Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly 100 million Americans are watching their diet to lose weight or to maintain their current weight. The eating habits of these calorically-conscientious consumers have changed significantly in the past five years. The percentage of consumers out to lose weight who eat several small meals a day, often snack between meals and usually only snack on healthy foods has increased between 2009 and 2014. The percentage of those who seek to...

2014-10-14 08:28:53

Eggland's Best Awarded "Best Recovery Food" CEDAR KNOLLS, N.J., Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Women's Health has continued its long-running program of identifying the top foods for women, and has awarded Eggland's Best Organic eggs a coveted spot on their prestigious 2014 "Supermarket Stars" list. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141013/151781LOGO Each year, Women's Health highlights the top packaged foods for women in a variety of categories that must be nutrient-packed while...

2014-10-14 08:23:34

Sagay Central to Extend Power Plant Operation and Sell Electricity to the Grid WALNUT, Calif., Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VIASPACE Inc. (OTC: VSPC) today reported that Giant King Grass was shipped to and planted by its partner, Sagay Central, Inc., in Negros Occidental, Philippines. Sagay Central is a sugar milling and sugar growing company in the center of the Philippines sugar industry. It crushes 4,000 metric tons of sugar cane every day and produces 150,000 tons of sugar per...

2014-10-13 23:08:55

Three friends in Guilford, Conn., all fathers, have pooled their resources to develop trimino™, a sugar-free protein infused water – a healthy alternative to sugary soft drinks. Branford, CT (PRWEB) October 13, 2014 Three friends in Guilford, Conn., all fathers, shared a common concern about the state of America’s children: they’re too sedentary and because of that, they’re too fat. Citing figures from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) that childhood obesity...

2014-10-13 20:22:26

LONDON, Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A wide range of flavors can be used alone or in conjunction with other food flavors for the desired taste. These are used in processed food because over processing destroys the flavor. A few of the common effects induced by synthetic flavors are headache, migraine, joint pain, etc. Therefore, effective and safe natural flavors are actively in demand. Also, consumer perception regarding the benefits of natural additives has generated interest among...

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...


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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Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.