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2014-09-12 16:24:44

DALLAS, September 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The report "Food & Beverage Metal Cans Market by Application [Beverages (Alcoholic, CSD, Sports & Energy Drinks, Others), Food (Fruit & Vegetable, Convenience Food, Pet Food, Meat & Seafood)], by Material (Aluminum & Steel) - Global Forecast to 2019", published by MarketsandMarkets, defines and segments the Food & Beverage Metal Cans Market with analysis and projections of each application in terms of volumes...

2014-09-12 12:25:14

SILVER SPRING, Md., Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To help kids make healthful dietary choices, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration encourages kids to Read the Label! To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click http://www.multivu.com/players/English/7106353-fda-national-childhood-obesity-month/ The Nutrition Facts Label is a simple tool available on food and beverage packages. It lets kids know exactly what they're eating and helps them choose and...

vulture
2014-09-12 03:00:04

Thomas Deane, Trinity College Dublin Zoologists from the School of Natural Sciences at Trinity College Dublin have discovered how endangered vultures find their food, which will have important applications for their conservation. It turns out the iconic birds, which look like they belong in a former world dominated by dinosaurs, use social cues from birds of prey to locate food before swooping down in large groups to steal the freshest of ‘ready meals’. The zoologists used a...

text msgs for healthier food choices
2014-09-12 03:00:36

Andrea Maruniak, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health Many people are unaware that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s mandated nutrition labels are based on a 2,000-calorie-a-day diet, but a simple weekly text message reminder can greatly improve that awareness, according to a new study from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. While not an outright recommendation, the 2,000-calorie benchmark is what the FDA considers a reasonable daily...

2014-09-12 08:24:51

DUBLIN, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Feed Yeast Market by Type, by Livestock & by Geography - Global Trends & Forecasts to 2019" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 Feed yeast is a feed supplement which is prepared from yeast culture or is the by-product from a brewery. Feed yeast is gaining importance due to several benefits associated with it, such as: growth promotion, improvement...

Sharks In Acidic Waters Could Lose Ability To Smell Food
2014-09-12 03:05:34

By Brett Israel, Georgia Institute of Technology The increasing acidification of ocean waters caused by rising atmospheric carbon dioxide levels could rob sharks of their ability to sense the smell of food, a new study suggests. Elevated carbon dioxide levels impaired the odor-tracking behavior of the smooth dogfish, a shark whose range includes the Atlantic Ocean off the eastern United States. Adult sharks significantly avoided squid odor after swimming in a pool of water treated...

2014-09-11 23:12:44

The Alliance For Children and Families, the nation’s largest network of private community centers, and Aramark, a global provider of award-winning services in food, facilities management, and uniforms, have announced the Aramark Building Community (ABC) Academy. As part of the ABC Academy, Aramark has awarded $75,000 to expand local health and wellness programs. Milwaukee, WI (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 The Alliance For Children and Families, the nation’s largest network of private...

2014-09-11 23:10:32

Highly successful, business restructuring now enabling a laser focus on specialized, high value contract manufacturing (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 The Minnesota based manufacturer of powdered ingredients, for the food and related industries, was recognized for its unusual, but highly successful, business restructuring that is now enabling a laser focus on specialized, high value contract manufacturing. Quality Ingredients (QIC) was featured in the Star Tribune* as a company with the...

2014-09-11 23:01:30

6SensorLabs, Inc., a food transparency start-up, closed $4M in seed funding to deliver a groundbreaking solution for the millions of Americans with food allergies; Upfront Ventures led the funding round with significant contributions from SoftTech VC, Lemnos Labs, Mitch Kapor, SK Ventures, and Xandex Investments. The team plans to launch their first product in 2015, a portable and easy-to-use gluten sensor for consumers to increase their confidence when eating out. San Francisco, CA...

2014-09-11 23:00:20

Lactic Acid Market & Polylactic Acid Market report provides qualitative analyses of the leading players in both the markets. It also enumerates the development strategies preferred by the leading market players. (http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/polylacticacid-387.html) (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 The report "Lactic Acid Market by Application (Biodegradable Polymer, Food & Beverage, Personal Care & Pharmaceutical) & Polylactic Acid Market by Application...


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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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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
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