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2015-05-19 16:26:55

Opportunities for Leading Companies LONDON, May 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Report DetailsChilled processed food is a relatively new sector of the global food market.

2015-05-19 08:40:49

May is National Osteoporosis Month WASHINGTON, May 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Scientists from 11 land-grant institutions and Brigham Young University are working together to help parents motivate

2015-05-18 23:06:46

The U.S. FDA proposed various verification procedures for its food facility registration process, including U.S. Agent confirmation, D-U-N-S confirmation, and more.

2015-05-18 20:23:49

NEW ORLEANS, May 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Reily Foods Company is proud to announce that it has once again received the British Retail Consortium (BRC) Global Food Safety Initiative

2015-05-18 16:30:34

WASHINGTON, May 18, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The World Trade Organization's (WTO) final ruling today against the U.S.

2015-05-18 08:24:34

Urban School Food Alliance, in partnership with Interfel and in collaboration with the French Department of Agriculture, highlights fresh fruits and vegetables May 18-22 NEW YORK, May 18, 2015

2015-05-15 12:32:28

ATLANTA, May 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia-Pacific Professional and CloudClean(TM) LLC have entered into a strategic alliance to offer a unique hygiene compliance solution designed to help

2015-05-15 12:27:25

ROCKVILLE, Md., May 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- In the world of snacks, crackers are fast becoming the next big thing for snackers and the final frontier for food marketers, according to market

2015-05-14 23:02:50

Sharing a conversation for #GMO Labeling as he walks from California to Washington DC, after a 1500-mile trek on foot, Taylor Lancaster of Walk2Know will speak at the Oklahoma City March Against

2015-05-14 12:30:34

WASHINGTON, May 14, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the world's largest organization of food and nutrition professionals, commends the 2015 Dietary Guidelines


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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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