Latest Hershey Stories

2011-09-02 12:19:40

Researchers at The Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, Hershey, Pennsylvania have discovered the mechanism by which a low dose of the opioid antagonist naltrexone (LDN), an agent used clinically (off-label) to treat cancer and autoimmune diseases, exerts a profound inhibitory effect on cell proliferation. It has been postulated that opioid receptor blockade by LDN provokes a compensatory elevation in endogenous opioids and opioid receptors that can function after LDN is no...

2011-08-05 05:29:40

Pennsylvania-based candy giant Hershey's, the largest chocolate manufacturer in the United States, was recently the victim of a cyberattack, officials revealed Thursday in an email sent to customers. The email stated that they had "recently discovered that an unauthorized individual accessed one of our websites and altered one of our baking recipes." "We have corrected the issue and taken steps to enhance the security of this information," they added. "We have thoroughly investigated the...

2011-05-31 08:15:00

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, May 31, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Due to recent insider trades properly filed with the SEC, Insiderslab.com today releases special stock alerts and investment research reports for following companies: Dolby, Wynn Resorts, Ann Inc, LeapFrog, Stryker, & Hershey. By reading the following investment research reports, you can learn about the trades being made by company decisions makers, including CEOs, CFOs, COOs, and directors. The insider trades made by the...

2011-05-19 11:00:00

HERSHEY, Pa., May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As families gear up for their summer vacation, Twizzlers® Candy is giving 10 bloggers the ultimate family road trip experience. The bloggers, dubbed the Twizzlers Traveling Families, will each embark on a road trip adventure beginning this week through the week of August 21, 2011 to celebrate the Twizzlers Landmark Summer(TM) promotion. A Twizzlers-inspired vehicle will be shared between the families, making its way coast to...

2011-03-28 09:30:00

Mock Advertisements Target Hershey's Refusal to Crackdown on Highly Controversial Labor Practices: $1,000 Grand Prize WASHINGTON, March 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Green America, Global Exchange and the International Labor Rights Forum are launching a brand-jamming contest in order to bring attention to Hershey's failure to crack down on child labor and other abuses in its cocoa supply chain. Contestants may submit entries under three categories: Slogan/tagline, print...

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  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.