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2014-09-18 23:01:31

Stealth Health Revolution co-founders, Montel Williams Frank Davis announce new whole-food nutrition recipe book, “The Simple Scoop -- 150+ ways to make delicious, nutrition-packed meals using Activz whole-food powders” as next step for the Stealth Health Revolution. Complimentary copy will be given to the first 200 attendees at a signing event with Montel Williams and Frank Davis at Natural Products Expo East on September 19th at 12-1:30 p.m. Eastern Time in Activz Booth #5623....

2014-09-17 23:12:54

Texas company Turf Feeding Systems focuses on water, soil health and food production every day. Recently, founder Michael Chaplinsky has formed a team of individuals who will work to implement Sustainable Agriculture and Water Efficiency, aimed to combat the important world issues. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 Michael Chaplinsky, president of Turf Feeding Systems, Inc. is sharply focused on implementing sustainable agriculture and water efficiency worldwide. Chaplinsky...

2014-09-17 23:12:45

Stretch Recipes, Inc. & Demand Food is hosting a Happy Hour Canned Food Fundraising event Downtown at the Market on 4th & Colorado on Friday September 19, 2014 from 4pm-8pm. The canned food donations received will benefit the Capital Area Food Bank of Austin. Austin, TX (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 The two early-staged Austin start-ups are doing their part for Feed America’s Hunger Action Month (September) to better serve the community and promote healthy food access for all....

2014-09-17 23:07:38

Michael Angelo’s Gourmet Meals with Ancient Grain KAMUT® Wheat Pasta Bring Delicious Italian Meals to American Families Big Sandy, MT (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 Kamut International is pleased to announce that KAMUT® brand khorasan wheat is a key ingredient in Michael Angelo’s new “Made With Organic” ready-made, frozen meals line as well as a new fully organic lasagna ready made, frozen meal. Michael Angelo’s products feature KAMUT® Wheat in all of their pastas and...

2014-09-17 23:05:40

Regulatory barriers have been lowered in many municipalities to allow a greater number of food trucks and other street vendors to serve a growing number of consumers seeking gourmet food options.For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated a report on the Street Vendors industry in its growing industry report collection. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 The Street Vendors industry has been one of the best performing industries in the broader food-services sector...

2014-09-17 12:28:01

Experts Applaud Food & Beverage Industry Actions to Improve the Food Environment SILVER SPRING, Md., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On the heels of new research showing that 16 major food and beverage companies have collectively cut 6.4 trillion calories from U.S. food products, The Obesity Society (TOS) issues an official position statement pointing to the pervasive availability of foods high in calories per unit of weight, or energy density, as a contributing factor for...

2014-09-17 08:36:39

Newer Eateries Rule the List; Winning Restaurants Span 29 States with California, Oregon, and Pennsylvania Restaurants Making the Strongest Showing and the Cities of Portland and Philadelphia Boasting the Most Honorees SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In celebration of our country's progressive food and dining culture, OpenTable, the world's leading provider of online restaurant reservations and part of The Priceline Group (NASDAQ: PCLN), is pleased to honor the 2014...

2014-09-17 08:27:21

Largest Database of Product Ratings Now Accessible to Consumers Via Mobile NEW YORK, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HowGood, an independent research organization and the best source of information on the food we eat, today announced it has closed a $2 million round of funding, along with the launch of a new mobile app available for users of both iPhone and Android. Over the past seven years, HowGood has developed the world's largest database of sustainable food ratings and has developed an...

2014-09-17 08:24:30

Premium Experiential Marketplace Offers Exclusive Experiences Packaged for Adventure-Seekers SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IfOnly, a premium experiential marketplace that offers exclusive experiences to customers who are passionate about food, wine, music, sports, entertainment, travel, and beyond, is thrilled to announce the launch of its Adventure category. This new category offers a variety of one-of-a-kind experiences curated for the ultimate thrill-seeker. In...

2014-09-17 08:23:15

IRVING, Texas, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Darling Ingredients Inc. (NYSE: DAR) announces that the Diamond Green Diesel (DGD) facility in Norco, LA, the Company's joint venture with Valero Energy Corporation, commenced the start-up process on September 15, 2014, following a fire incident on August 3, 2014. The quicker than expected turn-around should bring DGD back into full production by next week. As previously announced, the name-plate capacity will be increased to 11,000...


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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caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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