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2014-02-27 08:26:52

PARMA, Italy, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Barilla, the Italian food company, extends congratulations to Olympic Gold Medalist, Mikaela Shiffrin and all of this year's athletes for their achievements on the global stage. The first-time Olympic medalist received gold in women's slalom, making the 18-year-old the youngest US medalist in this category. "Winning a gold medal is a dream come true, and I could not have gotten to where I am today without the incredible support of my...

2013-02-13 08:27:35

BANNOCKBURN, Ill., Feb. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Barilla Center for Food and Nutrition (BCFN) is pleased to announce that its Advisory Board Member, Ellen Gustafson, will be a discussant at the 67th Session of the United Nations General Assembly's Special Meeting on Food Security and Nutrition on February 14, 2013. Gustafson will speak to the United Nation's objective of identifying and addressing the underlying causes of food insecurity and building the momentum to take action. Food...

Cape Cods Salt Marshes Are Under Threat
2013-01-26 05:59:46

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online One of the iconic ecological features of Cape Cod in Massachusetts is the dominant form of coastal wetland in the region called salt marshes. Most typically, a salt marsh can be found behind a barrier beach and within estuarine systems. They have, over the previous 3,000 years, come into existence as a direct result of sea-level rise. Vegetation in the area primarily consists of saltmeadow cordgrass and, in lower marshes, smooth...

2013-01-24 12:27:19

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- thinkThin®, the #1 ranked weight management bar in the natural channel (according to SPINS research), today introduced thinkThin® Divine--an innovative line of chocolate and coconut bars that are decadently satisfying and found in the nutrition bar aisle. The newest member of the thinkThin family of natural and delicious portable nutrition, thinkThin Divine offers a completely new, healthier way to satisfy your chocolate cravings....

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2009-07-13 07:45:00

 Global warming may exact a toll on salt marshes in New England, but new research shows that one key constituent of marshes may be especially endangered. Pannes are waterlogged, low-oxygen zones of salt marshes. Despite the stresses associated with global warming, pannes are "plant diversity hotspots," according to Keryn Gedan, a graduate student and salt marsh expert at Brown University. At least a dozen species of plants known as forbs inhabit these natural depressions, Gedan said....