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2011-04-30 07:35:00

HONG KONG, April 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- DinoDirect, known for doling out a host of great utility products in the online shopping world, has done it again. It has come up with a great and trendy way of packing lunches to schools, offices and other workplaces, making even the most boring food, a fun experience. This apple-shaped wonder, known as the Bento Lunch Box is a 2-tier insulated lunch box. It is divided into three parts: double cover, double pan body, and vegetable case,...

2011-03-05 23:01:00

WASHINGTON, March 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090226/CENSUSLOGO) SUNDAY, MARCH 6: BREAKFAST AT SCHOOL Profile America -- Sunday, March 6th. It's been known for many years that children learn better if they aren't hungry. That's the guiding principle behind National School Breakfast Week, which starts tomorrow. Many nutritional experts believe that breakfast...

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2010-12-17 09:20:00

Working through lunch to increase productivity or snacking in front of the computer while trying to level up an MMORPG character could increase an individual's food intake for the rest of the day, researchers at Bristol University in the UK have discovered. In testing their theory, researchers from Bristol's School of Experimental Psychology's Nutrition and Behavior Unit conducted a study in which they split 44 subjects into two groups. The first group ate a lunch consisting of nine different...

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2010-12-03 09:35:00

On Thursday, the House of Representatives approved legislation that will expand the nation's school lunch program while making meals healthier, various media outlets are reporting. According to the AFP, "The bill pledges 4.5 billion dollars over 10 years to child nutrition programs, increases the reimbursement paid to schools by the federal government for free meals provided to children, and expands access to school lunches and after-school meals." "It also allows the US Department of...

2010-11-10 12:14:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 350 women -- leaders of industry, media, government, and the arts -- will gather at the Citymeals-on-Wheels 24th annual "Power Lunch for Women" at The Pierre on Friday, November 12, 2010. This by-invitation-only benefit, emceed by Juju Chang, "Good Morning America" news anchor, is expected to raise over $1 million, or enough to provide more than 156,000 meals for New York's frail homebound aged. Honored for their long-standing...

2010-10-30 00:00:40

Roots Restaurant in the Orchard Garden Hotel, located at 466 Bush Street at Grant Avenue, is now serving special Express Lunches on Fridays that fill the stomach, but don't emptying the wallet. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) October 29, 2010 For diners who want an organic, gourmet meal in San Francisco at an affordable price, Roots is the place to go. Dine-in or take out, Express Lunches include a hearty meal and a beverage and range from $10 - $14 per person. They are available 11:30am to...

2010-10-19 07:30:00

DALLAS, Texas, October 19, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - ReportsandReports Announces it Will Carry Lunch Trends in the U.S. Foodservice Market Research Report in its Store Browse the complete Report on: http://www.reportsandreports.com/reports/36589-lunch-trends-in-the-us-foodser vice-market.html Browse All Foodservice Reports: http://www.reportsandreports.com/tags/foodservice-market-research.html Search More Then 50000 Market Research Reports at ReportsandReports...

2010-10-13 13:21:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Whole Foods Market (Nasdaq: WFMI) is pleased to announce that its shoppers donated more than $1.4 million after a seven-week fundraising campaign to improve school lunches through the Salad Bar Project. As the nation celebrates National School Lunch Week (Oct. 10-16), it is clear that parents and advocates are ready for healthy items to be added to the menu. Whole Foods Market joined forces with Chef Ann Cooper's non-profit, Food Family Farming...

2010-10-05 07:15:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Every day, millions of school children across the United States grab a lunch tray and get in line. Few, if any, know the history behind the line or that they have the power to change what gets placed on the tray. The new documentary, Lunch Line, which is presented by Applegate Farms and premieres October 6 at Landmark's Sunshine Cinema, 143 East Houston St., in New York City, uses the current vampire craze to educate viewers about the National School...

2010-09-15 09:25:00

WOODBURY, N.Y., Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the got breakfast?® Foundation announced its third round of Silent Hero Grants to award up to $50,000 in grants to public schools, non-profit private schools and non-profit organizations participating in the national School Breakfast Program. The grant program recognizes, encourages and rewards those silent heroes who help children start their day off right by serving breakfast. The grant monies can be used for such needs as...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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