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2014-10-22 23:06:08

Designation affirms integrity of food safety management system used in production of vitamin B3. Indianapolis, Ind. (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Vertellus Agriculture & Nutrition Specialties LLC has received FSSC 22000 certification for production of Niacinamide USP at its Indianapolis (USA) manufacturing facility. The FSSC 22000 certification was awarded to Vertellus following an audit completed by SGS, a global leader in the inspection, verification, testing and certification of food...

2014-10-22 08:34:55

NEW YORK, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Paine & Partners, LLC ("Paine & Partners"), a global private equity investment firm focused on investing in food and agribusiness, today announced that Robert Berendes has joined Paine & Partners as an Operating Director. Mr. Berendes, who currently serves on the Board of Directors of Paine & Partners' investment platform Verdesian Life Sciences, will focus on enhancing operations and implementing growth strategies at Paine...

2014-10-22 08:32:05

NEW YORK, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A New Food and Beverage Company, IMAGINE THAT, has set out to unleash health to the masses, launching a line of shelf stable beverages that provide the fundamental goodness of whole fruits and vegetables. Each single-serve beverage provides a whole day's worth of vegetables or fruits. From spinach and kale to whole strawberries and blueberries, the beverages provide natural nutrition delivery without fortification. Simple, easy-to-understand...

2014-10-21 23:04:19

Filling Equipment Market report provides qualitative analysis of the leading players in the market also enumerates the development strategies preferred by the leading market players. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/filling-equipment-market-176660476.html (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 The report “Filling Equipment Market by Industry (Food, Beverage, Pharmaceutical, Cosmetics), Type (Rotary, Volumetric, Aseptic, Net Weight), Process (Manual, Semi-Automatic, Automatic), Product...

2014-10-21 12:21:49

CINCINNATI, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- In support of Hunger Action Month, Fast Park, an offsite airport parking company with 17 facilities in 13 markets, collected 10,083 pounds of food and donated more than $10,000 to local food banks. This is the seventh year in a row Fast Park has participated in Hunger Action Month facilitated by Feeding America, the nation's leading domestic hunger-relief charity. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141021/153328 Collections...

2014-10-21 08:26:26

Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony Showcased Upgrades in Technology and Environmental Sustainability MCCOOK, Ill., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Golden State Foods (GSF) hosted a grand opening ceremony for its new 158,000 square-foot Chicago distribution center yesterday, inviting guests to tour and experience the facility's innovative features. The new building now serves more than 460 McDonald's customers in the Chicago and Northwest Indiana market and will be the first center within GSF and...

2014-10-20 23:01:01

Standards help level the playing field by stimulating trade, innovation and global economic growth ANN ARBOR, Mich. (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 NSF International, a global independent public health organization that writes standards, and tests and certifies products for the commercial and consumer goods, health sciences, food, sustainability and water industries, will honor the American National Standards Institute’s (ANSI) World Standards Week (October 20-24, 2014) by highlighting the key...

2014-10-20 20:25:04

LONDON, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Prospects for Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO) Companies Report DetailsThe biotechnology in food production market will reach US$101.96bn in 2014.Meeting rising global food needs will demand another era of widespread adoption of innovative, science-based biotechnologies in food production that consider environmental and ecological issues, nutrient deficiencies and other more complex issues.The food system already looks different than it was...

2014-10-20 16:22:24

Global Yield Gap and Water Productivity Atlas Findings Unveiled at Global Water for Food Conference SEATTLE, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sub-Saharan Africa has the world's largest gap in farm yields - 70-90 percent below their potential - according to a new research tool unveiled today. The outcome of a 6-year international collaborative research effort led by the Daugherty Water for Food Institute at the University of Nebraska and Wageningen University in the Netherlands, the...

2014-10-20 12:30:21

New California standards add to confusion as nation's food and nutrition experts tout mounting health and taste benefits at national meeting ATLANTA, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- More than half of olive oil users agree choosing an olive oil is confusing because they aren't sure what's important. In fact, only 25 percent say they are "very knowledgeable" about olive oil, according to a new study conducted by the North American Olive Oil Association (NAOOA) of more than 2,000 olive oil users.*...


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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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