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2014-07-18 23:02:38

GIA initiates research coverage on the global “Whole Grain and High Fiber Foods” market, as part of its ongoing multiple research projects on diverse industries and markets. The soon to be released report identifies strong consumer emphasis on health and well-being, increasing awareness over the benefits of fiber rich diet, and high prevalence of obesity and diabetes, as primary growth drivers in the market. San Jose, California (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn – GIA is...

2014-07-18 16:23:25

LANSING, Mich., July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Neogen Corporation (Nasdaq: NEOG) announced today that Stephen Snyder, Neogen's chief operating officer and president, has resigned, effective July 31, 2014. The company said he will work as a consultant going forward on special projects. His resignation is for personal matters. Snyder has been in this position since September 2013. On an interim basis, his duties will be fulfilled by James Herbert, who has been Neogen's chief executive...

2014-07-18 11:54:45

University of Minnesota Report pinpoints key food systems 'leverage points' that hold the greatest the potential to boost global food security and protect the environment Feeding a growing human population without increasing stresses on Earth's strained land and water resources may seem like an impossible challenge. But according to a new report by researchers at the University of Minnesota's Institute on the Environment, focusing efforts to improve food systems on a few specific...

2014-07-17 23:10:55

ESHA Research, the leading supplier of nutritional software and databases, has been approved as a National Strategic Partner for the USDA MyPlate communications effort. Salem, OR (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 ESHA Research, the leading supplier of nutritional software and databases, has been approved as a National Strategic Partner for the USDA MyPlate communications effort. MyPlate is a new generation icon with the intent to prompt consumers to think about building a healthy plate at meal...

2014-07-17 20:23:48

WASHINGTON, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Feeding America commends the House of Representatives for passage of H.R. 4719, the America Gives More Act. H.R. 4719 includes legislation supported by Feeding America and its network of 200 food banks, as well as more than 120 other businesses and organizations representing farmers, growers, retailers and restaurants that would renew and expand tax incentives for donated food. Feeding America distributes over 3.6 billion pounds...

2014-07-17 12:23:22

DALLAS, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the new research report "Peracetic Acid Market by Type (Disinfectant, Sanitizer, Sterilant, & Others), by Application (Healthcare, Food, Water Treatment, Pulp & Paper, & Others), by Geography (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, & ROW) - Global Trends & Forecasts to 2018" Peracetic Acid Market is projected to reach a market size of 229.54 kilotons by 2019, signifying a robust growth rate of over 6.2%...

2014-07-17 08:31:06

MINNEAPOLIS, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Policies and regulations that support agriculture are paramount to protecting and growing Minnesota's status as a major player in the farm and food production industry. To help ensure its sustainability, a new coalition called A Greater Minnesota (AGM) has been created to inform Minnesotans about the issues surrounding farming and food production and the economic impacts to the state. This new coalition is launching a campaign to raise...

2014-07-16 23:12:06

Gail Bowman, owner of Healthy Vitamins, discusses her favorite ways to add extra protein to family favorite recipes by adding Garden of Life's Raw Fit, Raw Meal or Raw Protein. (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 An article in the July 2014 Extraordinary Health Magazine stated, "Supplemental plant protein use is wildly popular these days. In fact, eating plants versus animal-sourced food, in general, has numerous health advantages and is becoming increasingly popular." "But not all...

2014-07-16 23:08:55

Industry Expert Will Help Guide Margin and Cost Management Solutions Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 SCA Technologies, the leading provider of category sourcing and margin management solutions, announced that David Kowal, a highly-respected food manufacturing executive, has joined the company’s Board of Directors. With over 25 years of food and beverage experience, David Kowal currently serves as the President of Champion Foods, a manufacturer of both branded and private label...

2014-07-16 16:24:11

WASHINGTON, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Feeding America, the nation's leading domestic hunger-relief charity, is pleased to host Hill briefings on the intersection between hunger, health and nutrition on Thursday, July 17(th). Panelists will discuss compelling new research on how the framing of nutritional choices can influence eating behavior, the connections between food insecurity and diabetes, as well as promising interventions that communities can implement to help improve...


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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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toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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