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2008-06-26 00:50:00

Chocolate maker Mars Inc announced on Thursday that it would collaborate with IBM and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to sequence the DNA of the cocoa tree.

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2008-04-21 10:35:00

The results of a University of Illinois study have demonstrated an effective way to lower cholesterol levels – by eating chocolate bars.

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2006-02-10 08:05:00

Medications derived from a component of cocoa are still several years away despite studies suggesting it could help prevent cancer and cardiovascular diseases in humans, food and industry experts said on Thursday.

2006-02-10 08:00:00

By Christopher Doering WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Medications derived from a component of cocoa are still several years away despite studies suggesting it could help prevent cancer and cardiovascular diseases in humans, food and industry experts said on Thursday.

2005-07-01 08:58:40

SYDNEY (Reuters) - The manufacturers of Snickers and Marschocolate bars announced a product recall in Australia's NewSouth Wales state on Friday after a threat to contaminate thechocolate snack bars. Masterfoods Australia New Zealand, an umbrella managementorganization for privately held U.S.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.