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2014-04-29 16:29:36

OTTAWA, April 29, 2014 /CNW/ - Issue Fiddleheads are a green vegetable that is typically available in the spring. They grow along the banks of rivers and streams and are sometimes sold at farmer's markets, roadside stands and grocery stores. Fiddleheads can be safely eaten, but can cause food poisoning if they haven't been properly cleaned, prepared, cooked and stored. There have been reported cases in Canada and the U.S. of people getting sick from eating raw or...

2014-04-25 16:21:16

Hollandia Produce, LP, grower and shipper of Live Gourmet and Grower Pete's brands of living lettuce and leafy greens, today announced it has earned a perfect score on its PrimusGFS certification audit, recently conducted by Primus Laboratories. CARPINTERIA, Calif., April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Hollandia Produce, LP, grower and shipper of Live Gourmet and Grower Pete's brands of living lettuce and leafy greens, today announced it has earned a perfect score on its PrimusGFS...

2014-04-24 23:15:38

Hollandia Produce, LP, grower and shipper of Live Gourmet and Grower Pete’s brands of living lettuce and leafy greens, today announced it has earned a perfect score on its PrimusGFS certification audit, recently conducted by Primus Laboratories. Carpinteria, Calif. (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 Hollandia Produce, LP, grower and shipper of Live Gourmet and Grower Pete’s brands of living lettuce and leafy greens, today announced it has earned a perfect score on its PrimusGFS certification...

2014-04-23 23:17:16

Barcode labeling solutions help suppliers meet three significant initiatives. Milwaukee, Wisconsin (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 TEKLYNX International, the world’s leading developer of barcode labeling software solutions, continues to support manufacturers as they address industry and regulatory changes. Making headlines recently are three food manufacturing initiatives that will affect the way suppliers create labels: the Produce Traceability Initiative (PTI), the Food Information for...

2014-04-22 23:13:35

The FoodHandler, Inc., SafeBites (TM) Webinar Series will begin on May 21. During the complimentary five-session series, foodservice industry experts will share food safety best practices with foodservice operators. St. Louis, Missouri (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 FoodHandler, Inc., a leading developer and supplier of high-quality food safety solutions, announces the launch of a complimentary food safety webinar series for foodservice operators. The FoodHandler SafeBites (TM) webinar series...

2014-04-22 08:32:56

LITTLE ROCK, AR, April 22, 2014 /CNW/ - Vivione Biosciences Inc. ("Vivione") (TSXV:VBI), through its wholly owned subsidiary, Vivione Biosciences, LLC, is pleased to announced that, following a lengthy and vigorous process, the USDA FSIS (US Department of Agriculture Food Safety & Inspection Services) has issued Vivione a Letter of No Objection ("LNO") for its RAPID-B non-O157 Shigatoxigenic group of Escherichia coli ("STEC") Test Kit, intended for the rapid screening of beef trim...

2014-04-18 08:20:57

ALBANY, New York, April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new report published by Transparency Market Research "Melamine Formaldehyde Market for Tableware, Laminates, Adhesives, Paints & Coatings, Sanitary Ware, Electricals & Household Appliances and Other Applications - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019", the global demand for the melamine formaldehyde was valued at USD 13.45 billion in 2012 and is expected to reach...

2014-04-16 08:23:49

Offers Solutions and How-To Advice for Manufacturers, Retailers and Restaurants WASHINGTON, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today an alliance of food manufacturers, retailers and foodservice operators announced the release of a toolkit to help businesses in the food sector reduce the amount of food waste sent to landfill. The Best Practices and Emerging Solutions Toolkit was produced by the Food Waste Reduction Alliance (FWRA), a cross-sector industry initiative led by the Food...

2014-04-15 23:08:01

Insulated Products Corp. utilizes disruptive technology that allows cold chain shippers to save money and protect the thermal integrity of cold shipping products. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Insulated Products Corp. is changing the world of insulated shipping with the revolutionary Greenliner thermal packing product that saves them money and space. Industry maverick Charles Veiseh utilized a new disruptive technology to create the innovative Greenliner collapsible insulation...

2014-04-15 12:30:40

OTTAWA, April 15, 2014 /CNW/ - Many Canadians enjoy eating leftovers from family dinners and from dining out as a time-saving and budget-friendly meal. Still, 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 tips to help...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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