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2014-04-02 12:32:24

DALLAS, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market research report "In-Vitro Toxicology/Toxicity Testing Market by Industry (Diagnostic, Pharmaceutical, Cosmetics, Chemical), Technology (Cell Culture, HTS, Omics), Applications (Systemic, Dermal, Ocular), Method (Cellular Assay, Ex vivo, In Silico) - Global Forecast to 2018", published by MarketsandMarkets, The global In Vitro Toxicology Testing Market will reach $17,227 Million by 2018 growing at a double-digit...

2014-04-02 12:26:12

Multi-year deal includes non-alcoholic beverages, salty snacks and sports fuel PURCHASE, N.Y. and NEW YORK, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PepsiCo, Inc. and Major League Baseball Properties today announced a multi-year extension of their sponsorship agreement, building on an over 15-year relationship. As part of the sponsorship, PepsiCo maintains exclusive rights within the non-alcoholic beverage, sports fuel and salty snack categories to use MLB marks and logos. PepsiCo brands,...

Most Children Are Confused By The Message In Healthy Fast Food Ads
2014-04-02 09:04:46

[ Watch the Video: Fast Food Ads For Healthier Kids Meals Don’t Send Right Message ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Fast food companies have been making a push over the past few years to include healthier options for their kids’ meals, but that message may not be getting across – especially to the kids themselves. A new study published on Monday in the journal JAMA Pediatrics found that about one-half to one-third of children do not properly identify the...

2014-04-02 08:36:16

- 35% of all households in America, or 42 million households, are growing food at home or in a community garden, up 17% in five years WILLISTON, Vt., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- During the past five years there's been a significant shift toward more Americans growing their own food in home and community gardens, increasing from 36 million households in 2008 to 42 million in 2013. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140402/LA96468 That's a 17% increase and represents the highest level of...

Nutrition Facts And Healthy Choices Make Chain Restaurants Seem More Socially Responsible
2014-04-02 05:33:18

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Despite concerns that they would lose customers if forced to provide dietary information to customers, chain restaurants are actually more likely to be frequented by customers if they disclose the nutritional content of their products and offer healthier menu choices, according to a recently published study. Researchers from Penn State University and the University of Tennessee recruited 277 frequent restaurant patrons and...

2014-04-01 23:30:00

Rastelli Direct is following in its parent company's footsteps while simultaneously blazing its own path in the world of direct-to-consumer marketing. It is now the only leader in the food industry with an Online Division; Global Consolidation and Distribution Division; Processing, Manufacturing, and Food Service Division; and a Retail Division. Swedesboro, NJ (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 After more than 35 years, Rastelli Foods Group has created a new marketing channel in the form of the...

2014-04-01 23:03:33

An increase in R&D spending for new technologies will stimulate growth. For this reason, industry research firm IBISWorld has added a report on the Animal Health Biotechnology industry to its growing industry report collection. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 The Animal Health Biotechnology industry is heavily dependent on external funding to drive the technologically sophisticated research that produces new animal healthcare products and services. As such, revenue contracted in...

2014-04-01 23:03:02

Activz Whole-Food Nutrition, Simplified. is named star performer in the Green Supplements Category as part of NewHope 360 Natural Media’s Editor’s Picks for Expo West 2014. Activz and the Stealth Health Revolution were introduced at Natural Products Expo West earlier this month. Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 Frank Davis, founder of Activz Whole-food Nutrition, is pleased to announce that Activz is featured in NewHope 360 Natural Media’s Editor’s Picks: Supplements,...

2014-03-31 23:37:16

Animal Nutrition Insights & SupplySide Launches Expo to Address the Science of the New Pet Food Industry Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 VIRGO’s Animal Nutrition Insights & SupplySide, is expanding its platform to include Petfood 2.0, a new trade show on Sept. 23 & 24, 2014 at the Hilton Chicago. Petfood 2.0 is about the science of formulation, packaging and distribution around the innovation of products for the new pet food industry. Online registration opens April 29,...

2014-03-31 23:35:53

"Welcome back. You hit a royal flush with Engage Organics Salt-free Seasoning Blends this time: organic, salt-free, gluten-free, Non-GMO, and local plant-based seasoning blends," says Frank Camilleri, Oliver's Market. Santa Rosa, California (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 Engage Organics Salt-free Seasoning Blends debuted at the Natural Foods Expo in Anaheim to the delight of today's informed consumer who wants to know their foods are organic, salt-free, gluten-free, Non-GMO, and...


Latest food Reference Libraries

Silvery Lutang, Trachypithecus cristatus
2014-04-11 10:45:42

The silvery lutang (Trachypithecus cristatus), also known as the silvery langur or the silvered leaf monkey, is a species of Old World monkey that can be found Sumatra, Borneo, and Peninsular Malaysia. It prefers to reside in mangrove, riverine, and coastal forests. This species holds two recognized subspecies known as Trachypithecus cristatus selangorensis and Trachypithecus cristatus cristatus. The silvery lutang varies in size depending upon the sex, with males reaching an average body...

Genetically Modified Wheat
2013-10-02 07:20:35

Genetically Modified Wheat is wheat that has been genetically engineered by the direct manipulation of its genome utilizing biotechnology. It has also been termed GMO wheat, GMO standing for genetically modified organism. As of the year 2013, no GM wheat is grown commercially, but many field tests have been performed. Wheat is an important domesticated grass that is used around the world for food, and its evolution has been influenced by human intervention since the dawn of agriculture....

Kodiak Bear, Ursus arctos middendorffi
2013-06-07 13:18:33

The Kodiak bear (Ursus arctos middendorffi), also known as the American brown bear, the Kodiak brown bear, or the Alaskan grizzly bear, is a subspecies of the brown bear. It can be found in southwestern Alaska, on the islands of the Kodiak Archipelago. Most coastal bears that occur in Alaska are called Kodiak bears, but the true Kodiak bear only inhabits the islands of the Kodiak Archipelago. The Kodiak bear was first described as a distinct species by the taxonomist C.H. Merriam. Merriam...

Grizzly Bear, Ursus arctos horribilis
2013-06-03 13:23:12

The grizzly bear (Ursus arctos horribilis), also known as the grizzly, the North American brown bear, or the silvertip bear, is one of many subspecies of the brown bear. It is typically found in upland areas of western North America. Its range once extended from Canada to Mexico and even into the western shores of the Hudson Bay in the east. Its range has been reduced to many areas of Canada, Alaska, and northwestern areas of the United States including Washington, Wyoming, Idaho, and...

Mediterranean feather star, Antedon mediterranea
2013-05-18 06:26:42

The Mediterranean feather star is a filter feeder that obtains food by straining suspended matter and food particles from water. The star has a stalk that has up to forty tendrils, (threadlike organs) which help the star cling to hard surfaces. The “body” of the star is called a calyx and is shaped like a small cup. This calyx is surrounded by feathery pinnules bearing arms. These arms are quite unique in the fact that they can regenerate if one should get broken off; these arms extend to...

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