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2014-09-10 23:07:09

The United Kingdom’s Food Standards Agency (FSA) has given Salba® Chia a positive novel food opinion for its chia seeds. Following a rigorous review of data, Salba Chia seeds have been assessed to be equivalent to chia seeds already approved for market in the European Union, and granted the same status. DENVER, Colo. (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 The United Kingdom’s Food Standards Agency (FSA) has given Salba® Chia a positive novel food opinion for its chia seeds. Following a...

2014-09-10 23:07:06

More than 40 percent of sodium comes from 10 common types of food Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 More than 90 percent of U.S. children, aged 6-18 years, eat more sodium than recommended, putting them at risk for developing high blood pressure and heart disease later in life, according to a new CDC Vital Signs report. This report provides the most recent data detailing how much sodium school-age children eat and where it comes from. Using data from CDC’s 2009-2010 National...

2014-09-10 23:05:15

With the goal of ushering in a sustainable healthcare system, founders announce the launch of The Plantrician Project, a 501c3 not-for-profit organization that will focus on developing educational tools, resources and conferences that educate, equip and empower physicians and allied health professionals about the use of whole food, plant-based nutrition as a therapeutic intervention to prevent, suspend and even reverse the epidemic of chronic disease that’s plaguing the U.S. and many...

2014-09-10 23:05:13

Consumers can now receive affordable, farm-fresh organic fruits and vegetables delivered straight to their doorstep. New York, New York (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 Farmbox Direct, the newest subscription based service bringing 100% USDA certified organic, seasonal, and pesticide-free produce to doorsteps, launches with delivery along the east coast. Based in New York City, Farmbox Direct offers customers three different size boxes that can be delivered weekly or bi-weekly, containing only...

2014-09-10 20:24:04

LONDON, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Disposable Gloves (Natural Rubber, Vinyl, Nitrile and Others) Market for Medical and Non-Medical (Food, Cleanroom, Industrial and Other) Applications - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 -...

2014-09-10 12:20:57

- Concessions Updates Follow Substantial Investment in New Concessions in Terminal B this Spring - BOSTON, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AIRMALL® USA, developer of the leading airport concessions model in North America and operator of the AIRMALL at Boston Logan International Airport (BOS), continues to enhance the traveler experience at BOS with recent improvements to the Terminal E food court. The renovations include numerous cosmetic updates to the food court, along with the...

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2014-09-10 06:52:50

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online This month, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released a new issue of their Vital Signs report aimed at offering recent data and calls to action on important health issues. The biggest headline this month is a troubling report that approximately 9 out of 10 US children aged 6–18 eat more sodium than recommended. This increased intake puts the children at risk for high blood pressure and heart disease later in life....

2014-09-10 04:21:10

North Carolina Farmers, Businesses and Organizations Bring Local Flavors to All-Day Music Festival RALEIGH, N.C., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Farm Aid 2014, at Walnut Creek Amphitheatre on Sept. 13, will bring together an all-star lineup and more than 20,000 fans to shine a spotlight on good food and family farmers. North Carolina farmers, businesses and nonprofit organizations are pitching in to provide concertgoers with family farm experiences that showcase the stories of food...

2014-09-09 23:13:20

Men and women think differently as author John Gray famously points out in his best-seller, “Men are From Mars, Women are from Venus,” and this difference extends to how they grocery shop, finds a new report by The NPD Group, a leading global information company. Chicago (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 Men and women think differently as author John Gray famously points out in his best-seller, “Men are From Mars, Women are from Venus,” and this difference extends to how they grocery...

2014-09-09 23:05:44

This report analyzes the cocoa & chocolate market by geography, type, and application. Geographically, the report is segmented into Asia-Pacific, Europe, North America, and Rest of the World. (http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/cocoa-chocolate-market-226179290.html) (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 The report "Cocoa & Chocolate Market by Application (Confectionery, Food & Beverage, Cosmetics, & Pharmaceuticals), Cocoa Type (Cocoa Butter, Powder, & Liquor)...


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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Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'