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2009-03-23 05:00:00

U.S. Soybean Growers' Foresight Credited with Industry's Strong Business Performance in Tough Economic Times ST. LOUIS, March 23 /PRNewswire/ -- With the U.S. economy in crisis, it's clear that strong domestic industries are essential, including food and agriculture. When the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) mandated trans fat appear on products' Nutrition Facts label, companies rushed to reformulate products to reduce or eliminate trans fat content. The blow could have been harsh for...

2009-03-12 17:26:00

NEW YORK, March 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Fewer than half of Americans know that the "better" fats (monounsaturated and polyunsaturated) can help reduce their risk of heart disease, according to a recent survey by the American Heart Association. See video from the American Heart Association at: http://inr.mediaseed.tv/aha_36307/ "Heart disease remains the No. 1 killer of Americans. Consumers have heard a lot about the 'bad' fats lately and what not to eat. That's why it's important for people to...

2009-03-09 08:46:29

The western Canadian province of British Columbia has set limits on the amount of trans fats allowed in foods served in restaurants. Provincial Minister of Healthy Living and Sports Mary Polak said any provincially licensed food service will be required to comply with the new regulation by Sept. 30, the Canadian Broadcasting Corp. reported. The move is the first of its kind by any regional government in Canada, Polak said. The regulation limits the amount of trans fat content in oils and...

2009-02-25 10:25:00

MIDLAND, Mich., Feb. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a unified effort to help address the public health concern of obesity in Michigan, MidMichigan Health will go trans fat free effective March 1. As a result, trans fats will be eliminated from patient meals, cafeteria menus, catering services, vending machines and gift shop shelves at MidMichigan Medical Centers in Alma, Clare, Gladwin and Midland, as well as MidMichigan Stratford Village and Gladwin Pines. (Logo:...

2009-02-17 13:32:00

U.S. Soybean Growers' Foresight Credited with Industry's Strong Business Performance in Tough Economic Times ST. LOUIS, Feb. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- With the U.S. economy in crisis, it's clear that strong domestic industries are essential, including food and agriculture. When the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) mandated trans fat appear on products' Nutrition Facts label, companies rushed to reformulate products to reduce or eliminate trans fat content. The blow could have been harsh for...

2008-12-09 15:21:49

Saturated fats from butter, cream and meat, as well as trans fats found in hydrogenated oils can boost heart disease risk, a Canadian researcher said. However, consuming monounsaturated fat -- nuts, avocados, olive oil, flaxseed oil, grape seed oil -- can be good for the heart, a University of Montreal researcher said. Research on animals and some clinical trials show that not all fats have the same effect on weight, Nadiah Moussavi, a graduate student from the University of Montreal said...

2008-09-12 18:00:26

By Rhiannon Harris is a nutritionist AN old school friend is coming to stay, I knew she was a vegetarian, but she tells me she is now a vegan. What's the difference and what could I serve her for breakfast? Vegetarians don't eat anything that involves killing an animal, but will normally eat eggs and dairy foods. Vegans go one stage further and won't eat any product that comes from an animal, so exclude milk or its products and even honey. There are a number of options - simple cereal...

2008-09-04 00:00:20

OIL palm industry-based Kwantas Corp Bhd has reported a huge jump in net profit for its year ended June 2008, helped largely by higher crude palm oil (CPO) prices and better margins. The group reported a net profit of RM191.87 million, a significant improvement from RM93.95 million recorded last year. Its revenue was also higher at RM3.42 billion, compared with RM1.95 billion previously. The group also attributed the good performance to the increased palm and soyabean oil processing...

2008-08-05 00:00:07

By Douglas Morino They've helped make 16 million Californians too fat, contributed to alarming rates of heart disease and played a role in creating what could be the first generation of Americans with a lower life expectancy than their parents. No wonder, then, that few people jumped off their couches to protest California's restaurant ban on trans fats, signed into law July 26. A cheap, artery-clogging ingredient used to preserve the shelf life of cookies, salad dressing, candy and...

2008-07-28 18:00:31

SAO PAULO, Brazil, July 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Perdigao closed the second quarter 2008 with gross sales of R$ 3.3 billion, 81.2% more than the same period in 2007. Growth reflects the increase in sales in both volume and revenues in the domestic and export markets. In addition to these factors, performance was also driven by the consolidation of the results from the acquisition of Eleva/Cotoches, among others, as well as outsourced production agreements signed with other dairy product...


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  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'
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