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2014-10-09 23:02:42

Demand for Healthier Soybean Oil Continues to Grow Des Moines, Iowa (PRWEB) October 09, 2014 DuPont Pioneer and Cargill announced today that they will work with farmers near Cargill’s facility in Sidney, Ohio, to grow Pioneer® brand soybeans with the Plenish® high oleic trait in 2015. Cargill will contract with soybean farmers in the Sidney, Ohio, area to grow Plenish® high oleic soybeans that will be delivered to a participating elevator or directly to Cargill for...

2014-10-09 16:24:42

LONDON, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Summary"Food and Grocery Retailing in France - Market Summary & Forecasts", report, published by Conlumino, provides a detailed analysis of both the historic and forecast market data of food and groceryretail sales across key channels in France. In addition, it provides an overview of changing shopping trends, government policies towards business, the influence of various economic variables on the retail industry, the competitive landscape and...

2014-10-09 12:24:06

Comprehensive impact on ecosystem, environment and public health OAK BROOK, Ill., Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PureCircle, the leading global producer and marketer of high-quality stevia products, wins the Sustainability Commercialized Award from Ethical Corporation, a global publication dedicated to corporate social responsibility. Honored among Fortune 500 companies from around the world, PureCircle's pioneering approach integrates sustainability directly into the business model, driving...

2014-10-09 12:23:17

Only U.S. glass container manufacturer to earn recognition MUNCIE, Ind., Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ardagh Group, a leading producer of glass containers for the food and beverage industries in the United States, was awarded five ENERGY STAR® plant certifications for superior energy performance from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). As a result of certifying five facilities in 2014, Ardagh Group has also received special recognition as a Member of the EPA's Certification...

2014-10-09 12:20:42

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- While Faurecia is known for its lightweight innovations in automotive systems, the company and its employees have proved to be heavyweights in their contributions toward relieving hunger in communities across North America. Faurecia, the sixth-largest auto supplier in the North America region, worked with its employees in Canada, Mexico and the U.S. to gather more than 1,528,831 million pounds of food during the month-long Faurecia Unites...

2014-10-08 23:14:28

Food is key in gaining weight since it supplies the calories your body needs to store up. These four food tips should help a person consume more calories in the weight gain process. Orem, Utah (PRWEB) October 08, 2014 Food is key in gaining weight since it supplies the calories your body needs to store up. A person trying to gain weight needs to take in more calories than the body burns. These four food tips should help a person consume more calories in the weight gain process. Don’t...

2014-10-08 23:04:03

The CRN is the dietary supplement and functional food industry’s leading trade association advocating best practices in manufacturing, marketing, quality control and safety. Newport Beach, CA (PRWEB) October 08, 2014 BioCell Technology, LLC, developer of BioCell Collagen®, an evidence-based, clinically tested joint and skin health dietary ingredient, announces that it has joined the Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), the leading trade association representing dietary...

2014-10-08 08:27:45

Facility Drives Everyday Innovation to Maximize Spending and Utilization of Hospital Clinical Equipment Assets PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With clinical equipment spending accounting for a significant portion of hospital revenue, Aramark (NYSE: ARMK) today opened a new Healthcare Technology & Innovation Center in Charlotte, North Carolina, to drive more efficient ways for hospitals to manage clinical equipment assets. The company, a $14 billion global provider of food,...

2014-10-08 08:26:46

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Suneva Medical, Inc., a privately-held aesthetics company, today announced the appointment of Peter Barton Hutt as a member of its Board of Directors. Known in the legal community as the "dean of the food and drug bar," Mr. Hutt has been a leading food and drug law practitioner and scholar for half a century. Mr. Hutt has specialized in food and drug law at the Washington D.C. firm of Covington and Burling since 1960, pausing only to serve as...

2014-10-07 23:00:45

World Gardens Café is offering 50% off their 20 meal variety packs from Tuesday, October 7, 2014 to Sunday, October 12, 2014. Upland, California (PRWEB) October 07, 2014 World Gardens Café announced today that they are offering 50% off their 20 meal variety packs until this Sunday, October 12th, 2014! “Everyone gets a chance to try our food! There is no excuse to not eat a healthy meal every day especially with this killer deal! With the holidays around the corner it is hard...


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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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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.