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2014-10-02 20:20:59

The Organic Center trustees hear updates on health, soil projects WASHINGTON, Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Members of The Organic Center's Board of Trustees gathered at Harvard University this week for their annual retreat and for scientific briefings on collaborative research on organic's impact on the health of humans and the environment. After hearing the updates, they reported that preliminary findings of the research support the benefits of organic food and farming and show...

2014-10-02 16:21:01

SALT LAKE CITY, Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- England Logistics, a non-asset based third-party logistics company specialized in transportation logistics services, has been recognized as one of 2014's Top 3PL & Cold Storage Providers by Food Logistics. The Top 3PL & Cold Storage Providers list provides a directory of third-party logistics and cold storage providers whose products and services meet companies' global food and beverage supply chain needs. With almost two decades...

2014-10-02 12:33:32

WASHINGTON, Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following letter is being issued by the International Fund for Agricultural Development: Dear Journalist, You are invited to attended an important news-making event, "Food + Migration: Untold Stories" hosted by the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) at the National Press Club in Washington, DC on October 10, 2014 from 9-11 a.m. This event is open to the media only and is free of charge. Seating is limited. IFAD is...

2014-10-02 00:21:41

WASHINGTON, Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Providing consumers lower-calorie foods is good for business and public health, according to a new research report from Hudson Institute, an independent policy research organization. The Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation (HWCF) asked Hudson Institute to analyze sales data from the 16 major food and beverage companies it counts among its members to determine both trends in sales and product availability. Hank Cardello, senior...

2014-10-01 16:23:50

Series Premiere Sunday, November 9th at 9:00pm ET/PT on Food Network NEW YORK, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- From cookie exchanges, to holiday pies, to fruitcakes and gingerbread houses, eight bakers show off their holiday dessert traditions, and superb baking skills as they compete on Food Network's Holiday Baking Championship, premiering Sunday, November 9(th )at 9:00pm ET/PT. In order to survive this festive competition, hosted by Bobby Deen, contestants must prove their abilities...

2014-10-01 12:31:46

LANSING, Mich., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Neogen Corporation (NASDAQ: NEOG) announced today that, effective Sept. 30, it has acquired all the outstanding stock of BioLumix, Inc., an Ann Arbor, Mich.-based manufacturer and marketer of automated systems for the detection of microbial contaminants. The BioLumix business will be consolidated with Neogen's closely related Soleris(®) technology, which is widely used for the detection of spoilage organisms in several food industries, as...

2014-10-01 08:35:18

SYMBOL: TSX: AGT REGINA, Oct. 1, 2014 /CNW/ - Alliance Grain Traders Inc. ("AGT") is pleased to announce that AGT's planned name change from "Alliance Grain Traders Inc." to "AGT Food and Ingredients Inc." is now complete. The name change resolution was approved by shareholders at AGT's 2014 Annual and Special Meeting held on June 19, 2014. "AGT's name change is a significant event for our company. We feel our new name better reflects our business focus and strategy and makes this...

2014-10-01 08:24:44

Throughout October 2014, Mosaic is recognizing the contributions of its 8,900 global employees and supporting neighbors in select operating communities through one-time $10,000 gifts PLYMOUTH, Minn., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In its first decade, The Mosaic Company (NYSE: MOS) and its 8,900 global employees have helped the world grow the food it needs--by mining, manufacturing and delivering nearly 150 million finished phosphate and potash product tonnes to customers and farmers in...

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2014-10-01 07:15:01

Rayshell Clapper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online We have all heard of ‘Going Green’ – the need and desire to be more environmentally friendly with our choices from transportation to goods to housing to food. In an effort to develop an international research approach that measures and monitors how consumers engage in green habits, National Geographic and GlobeScan have partnered to conduct the Greendex, which scores countries based on their environmental sustainability in...

2014-09-30 23:16:55

Market Size - $1.80 billion in 2013, Market Growth - CAGR of 4.6%, Market Trends – Increasing demand for processed foods in Asia Pacific to stimulate growth - Latest report by Grand View Research. View full report with TOC - http://www.grandviewresearch.com/industry-analysis/food-colorants-market San Francisco, California (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 The global market for food colorants is expected to reach USD 2.46 billion by 2020, according to a new study by Grand View Research, Inc....


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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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