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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.*...

2014-10-20 08:26:23

2014 Update to GMA Health and Wellness Surveys Finds that Food and Beverage Companies Have Introduced More Than 30,000 Healthier Product Choices WASHINGTON, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 30,000 healthier product choices have been made available to consumers between 2002 and 2013 according to the 2014 Health & Wellness Survey released today by the Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA). The new choices represent an additional 10,000 in just the last four years....

2014-10-17 23:05:49

Angelic Bakehouse, a leading producer of sprouted whole-grain products, has introduced new, bold packaging to better connect with consumers and attract new fans. (PRWEB) October 17, 2014 As the natural foods industry continues to grow and expand into mainstream markets, natural and organic brands are recognizing the opportunity for going bold with their package design. Angelic Bakehouse, a leading producer of sprouted whole grain breads, premium wraps and pizza crusts, is one of these...

2014-10-17 23:02:04

Employees from Omega Protein Corporation’s Houston headquarters volunteered to support the Houston Food Bank yesterday, sorting, inspecting, and repackaging food donations to feed those most in need in Southeast Texas communities. The partnership reflects Omega Protein’s commitment to serving its communities, and is helping to eliminate record rates of child food insecurity in Texas. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) October 17, 2014 Thursday marked an important day of service for employees at...

2014-10-17 16:25:42

DUBLIN, Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global and Chinese Frozen Fruit Industry Report 2014" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 The Global and Chinese Frozen Fruit Industry Report is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the global frozen fruit industry with a focus on the Chinese situation. The report provides a basic overview of the industry including definitions,...

2014-10-17 08:25:35

Legacy Food Storage, Others See 300 Percent Increase in Demand; Offers Five Tips to Help Prepare For Any Emergency SALT LAKE CITY, Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers are stocking up on food and other emergency supplies due to concerns about a potential Ebola outbreak in the United States. In the last three weeks, Legacy Food Storage has seen a 300 percent increase in demand over the same three-week period last year - and the company isn't alone....


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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