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2008-10-06 18:00:36

Advaxis Incorporated (OTCBB: ADXS) Chairman and CEO Tom Moore will present at this year's World Vaccine Congress 2008, being hosted at Le Palais des Congres de Lyon in Lyon, France. The Conference will be held October 6 - 9, 2008. Mr. Moore will address the World Vaccine Congress on the funding challenges facing biotech financings on Monday, October 6th and will discuss the unique attributes of live Listeria vaccines for the treatment of cancer on Tuesday, October 7th. He will also...

2008-09-30 12:00:15

The Board of Directors of Advaxis Inc., (OTCBB: ADXS), a developmental biotechnology company, has approved, by majority vote, the motion to accept a senior promissory note (the "Note") from Advaxis Chairman & CEO Thomas Moore. Following are the terms of the Note: -- Principal: US$800,000 -- Interest: 12% Annual Interest -- Instrument: Senior Promissory Note -- Payable: February 15 or the completion of at least US$5.0 million funding -- Warrants: 1 for every...

2008-09-12 18:00:26

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Sept. 12, 2008) - Audio clips available at www.inspection.gc.ca/english/corpaffr/ relations/indexaude.shtml The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Private Recipes Ltd. are warning the public not to consume the Private Recipe brand Creamed Salmon frozen entree described below because the product may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. The affected product, Private Recipe brand Creamed Salmon with Mashed Potatoes & Glazed Carrots is a...

2008-08-31 09:00:23

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Aug. 31, 2008) - Audio clips available at www.inspection.gc.ca/english/corpaffr/ relations/indexaude.shtml. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and King Bean Wholesalers are warning the public not to serve or consume certain King Bean Wholesalers sandwiches described below because these products may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. This recall is being initiated as these sandwiches contain a ready-to-eat deli meat product recalled by...

2008-08-30 18:00:28

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Aug. 30, 2008) - Recent news about an outbreak of listeria may have raised concerns about your pregnancy and the safety of the food you eat. Listeriosis is a rare but serious infection that is caused by consuming a type of bacterium called Listeria monocytogenes (commonly called listeria) that is sometimes found in food, water and soil. Pregnant women are at far greater risk of developing listeriosis than most adults. A woman who develops listeriosis during...

2008-08-30 09:00:47

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Aug. 30, 2008) - Audio clips available at www.inspection.gc.ca/english/corpaffr/relations/ indexaude.shtml. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Country Traditions Frozen Foods are warning the public not to consume kielbassa sausage cuts because the products may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. This recall is being initiated as these sausages were products recalled by Maple Leaf Consumer Foods, Burlington, ON. The following sausages...

2008-08-28 03:00:43

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency and Lucerne Foods have warned the public not to serve or consume certain Safeway brand and TakeAwayCafe brand sandwiches as they may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. A total of 28 varieties of Safeway brand Gold Standard sandwiches and TakeAwayCafe brand Mac's sandwiches have been recalled. The Safeway brand sandwiches have been distributed in Alberta and Saskatchewan through Safeway stores. The TakeAwayCafe brand sandwiches have been...

2008-07-29 09:00:24

Advaxis Inc., (OTCBB: ADXS), a developmental biotechnology company, received comments from the U. S. Food & Drug Administration (the "FDA") regarding its Investigational New Drug ("IND") application for Lovaxin C, the Company's lead drug candidate, which was filed with a proposed Phase II study for the treatment of Cervical Intraepithelial Neoplasia ("CIN"). The FDA's first written response letter, received last week, addressed preclinical, manufacturing, microbiologic, immunologic...

2008-06-18 09:01:18

Dr. John Rothman CEO of Advaxis Inc., (OTCBB: ADXS), a developmental biotechnology company, is scheduled to present at the BIO International Convention (BIO) today, Wednesday, June 18, 2008, at 1:00PM PDT in the GEN Theater. Dr. Rothman's presentation, entitled "The Use Of Bioengineered Listeria Monocytogenes As A Live Cancer Vaccine," will detail how modified live Listeria bacteria is being used as the vector to target cervical and prostate cancer. The world's largest gathering of the...

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2008-02-29 11:59:59

Researchers have developed a new technology that can simultaneously screen thousands of samples of food or water for several dangerous food-borne pathogens in one to two hours. The technique, which has potential biosecurity and food safety applications, also can estimate the amount of microbes present and whether they pose an active health risk. This could help neutralize potential threats and improve food processing techniques, said Arun Bhunia, a professor of food science at Purdue...


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  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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