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2011-07-01 11:45:00

Despite years of supposition that cured meats may cause pancreatic cancer due to the nitrite and nitrate that is used, a new study published in the American Journal of Epidemiology has declared them to be blameless. Pancreatic cancer is highly lethal and scientists have long been seeking to identify factors that might trigger it. Every year some 43,000 Americans are diagnosed with the disease - 95 percent die within five years. "Prevention is really the best way to save a life,"...

2011-06-13 05:00:00

DARIEN, Ill., June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Viskase Companies, Inc. (VKSC.PK) ("Viskase" or the "Company"), a leading worldwide producer of non-edible cellulosic, fibrous and plastic casings used to prepare and package processed meat and poultry products, announced today that Vincent J. Intrieri, Chairman of the Board of Directors, has tendered his resignation from the Viskase board. Mr. Intrieri has served as Chairman of the Board of Viskase since 2003. In a statement, Mr. Intrieri said,...

2011-06-08 08:00:00

SHEBOYGAN FALLS, Wis., June 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Johnsonville Sausage today announced the introduction of its brand-new Chicken Sausage, with 50 percent less fat and 100 percent Johnsonville taste. Available in three varieties - Apple, Three Cheese Italian Style and Chipotle Monterey Jack Cheese - Johnsonville Chicken Sausage is now available in select retailers nationwide. "At Johnsonville, we're always listening to find out exactly what our consumers want in their sausage products,"...

2011-04-25 10:00:00

SEATTLE, April 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Isernio's Sausage, producer of premium, lean, all-natural sausage, today announced the availability of Isernio's All-Natural Chicken Sausage Rolls in more than 575 Safeway stores in Washington, Oregon and northern California. Isernio's is the leading maker of fresh chicken sausage, one of the fastest growing food categories in America. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110425/AQ88377LOGO) The select Safeway stores will carry Italian,...

2011-04-05 08:40:00

SEATTLE, April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Reader's Digest Association (RDA), today launched Baconnection(TM), an app for the Android Market, stuffed to the snout with bacon facts, bacon recipes, bacon games, bacon badges and more. The app features hundreds of ways to make bacon dishes from appetizers to desserts with top rated recipes from Allrecipes.com, Taste of Home and Every Day with Rachael Ray. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110405/NY77442 ) In the Baconnection game,...

2011-04-04 17:25:10

CO2 capture by means of amines is considered to be the most appropriate method to quickly begin with CO2 removal. During this capture process, some of the amines escaping the recycling process will be emitted into the air and will also form other compounds such as nitrosamines and nitramines. The Norwegian Institute of Public Health (NIPH) was commissioned by the Climate and Pollution Agency (Klif) to assess whether these new emissions are harmful to health - particularly in terms of the...

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2011-03-22 13:54:38

If given the choice between eating a hot dog or enjoying some rotisserie chicken, consider the hot dog. That's because hot dogs, as well as pepperoni and deli meats, are relatively free of carcinogenic compounds, according to Kansas State University research. But it's a not-so-happy ending for bacon and rotisserie chicken -- especially chicken skin -- because both have higher levels of cancerous material. J. Scott Smith, professor of food chemistry, and a K-State research team have been...

2011-02-07 11:48:00

GREENDALE, Wis., Feb. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On newsstands now: Eat what you love. That's the motto of the February/March 2011 issue of Taste of Home Healthy Cooking. And what if what you crave this time of year are hearty comfort foods like bubbling casseroles, juicy steaks, mashed potatoes, creamy pastas, and chocolate cake? No problem! Warm your family up our best comfort food makeovers yet. Taste of Home and Healthy Cooking have it all plus ideas for Valentine's Day, getting in some...

2011-02-04 07:36:32

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- After taking a small dose of inorganic nitrate for three days, healthy people consume less oxygen while riding an exercise bike.  A recent study traces that improved performance to increased efficiency of the mitochondria that power our cells.  These results may offer one explanation for the well-known health benefits of fruits and vegetables, and leafy green vegetables in particular. "We're talking about an amount of nitrate equivalent to what is found in two...

2011-02-02 14:26:04

The spinach-eating cartoon character Popeye has much to teach us, new research from the Swedish medical university Karolinska Institutet shows. The muscles' cellular power plants - the mitochondria - are boosted by nitrate, a substance found in abundance in vegetables such as lettuce, spinach and beetroot. For half a century, inorganic nitrate has been associated with negative health effects, but more recently, evidence of the contrary has mounted. In the 1990s, a research group at Karolinska...


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  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
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