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2010-10-18 10:30:00

CONCORD, Mass. and NEW YORK, Oct. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Welch's, the world's leading marketer of Concord and Niagara grape-based products, today announced it has named Porter Novelli its public relations agency of record.

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2010-10-13 22:12:51

When you think about "wine country," Illinois may not be the first state that comes to mind. But it's actually big business on the prairie. There are 90 wineries licensed in Illinois and 1,500 acres of wine grapes. One acre of wine grapes can bring as much as $8,000 in sales, though more commonly it's $3,000 to $5,000. The largest wineries in Illinois produce 90,000 gallons per year, while many produce 3,000 to 10,000 per year.

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2010-08-29 08:54:22

Plant agents show promise in preventing skin cancer.

2010-07-29 17:17:58

Resveratrol, a popular plant extract shown to prolong life in yeast and lower animals due to its anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties, appears also to suppress inflammation in humans, based on results from the first prospective human trial of the extract conducted by University at Buffalo endocrinologists.

2010-07-16 14:12:13

Agricultural Research Service (ARS) chemist Thomas Wang, who specializes in cancer prevention research, has reported evidence that for some dietary compounds, length of exposure over time may be key to whether or not ingestion leads to a beneficial, or detrimental, effect.

2010-07-13 09:00:00

PROVO, Utah, July 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc.

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2010-06-25 09:31:26

Resveratrol — found in red wine, grapes, blueberries, peanuts and other plants — stops out-of-control blood vessel growth in the eye.


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