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2010-06-23 08:30:00

CHELSEA, Mass., June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- al fresco - America's #1 chicken sausage - was recently awarded Family Circle's "Circle of Excellence" mark, announced in the April 17( )issue. Family Circle's "Circle of Excellence", a consumer product award, recognizes five "editor recommended" and "mom-approved" winners in three categories including food, household products and beauty, recommending these products "with confidence." "We are thrilled to receive this prestigious 'Circle of...

2010-06-07 05:00:00

SHEBOYGAN FALLS, Wis., June 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Johnsonville Sausage today announced the launch of a new online video contest, "Share Your Ville," through which consumers have the chance to win thousands of dollars in cash and prizes. The "Share Your Ville" contest is an opportunity for consumers to upload videos showing how they enjoy Johnsonville Sausage - whether that's in a specific location, with special family and friends or at a particular event. The "Share Your Ville" contest is...

2010-06-01 07:30:00

IRVING, Texas, June 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Darling International Inc. (NYSE: DAR) today announced that it has completed its acquisition of substantially all of the assets of Nebraska By-Products, Inc. Nebraska By-Products, Inc., headquartered in Lexington, Nebraska, is a leading provider of deadstock collection and rendering services in Nebraska, Kansas and parts of Colorado and South Dakota. The acquisition includes a rendering facility located in Lexington, Nebraska as well as...

2010-05-18 08:47:00

CHELSEA, Mass., May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Let's be frank. With all due respect to baseball and the beach, nothing marks the beginning of summer better than a delicious hot dog served at a backyard barbecue with family and friends. During Hot Dog Season, Memorial Day to Labor Day, Americans typically consume seven billion hot dogs. That's more than 818 hot dogs consumed every second during that period. So how can you show that you're hot stuff behind the grill this summer? Kayem Foods, Inc....

2010-03-24 07:00:00

SHEBOYGAN FALLS, Wis., March 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Johnsonville Sausage today announced the kick-off of its "Triple Play Challenge" contest, which allows consumers to use their baseball knowledge and skills to compete for a trip to California to see the best in baseball play this summer. "It's time to celebrate Opening Day - both for baseball and for your grill," said Colleen D'Souza, associate brand manager for Johnsonville Sausage. "There's no better combination than friends, family,...

2010-03-09 05:55:00

NEW YORK, March 9 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- AgFeed Industries, Inc. (Nasdaq: FEED), one of the largest independent hog production and animal nutrient companies in China, today announced record levels of revenue in both of its operating units: hog production and animal nutrition. Production volumes increased by 66% in the company's hog division and 56% in the animal nutrition division. Dr. Songyan Li, AgFeed's Chairman, commented, "In the face of a difficult operating and market environment for...

2010-03-05 12:39:09

A multi-disciplinary team of Oklahoma State University scientists and practitioners is riding herd on one of the most challenging concerns of Oklahoma's $4.6 billion cattle industry: Bovine Respiratory Disease. BRD is the most common disease among feedlot cattle in the United States, accounting for approximately 75 percent of feedlot morbidity and 50 percent to 70 percent of all feedlot deaths. BRD causes between $800 million to $900 million annually in economic losses from death, reduced...

2010-01-04 07:30:00

IRVING, Texas, Jan. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Darling International Inc. (NYSE: DAR) today announced that it has completed its acquisition of certain rendering, grease collection and trap servicing business from Sanimax USA Inc. The acquisition includes all of Sanimax's rendering, grease collection and trap servicing business in the States of Indiana and Ohio, including facilities located in Kendallville, Indiana and Cleveland, Ohio. In addition, Darling acquired certain of Sanimax's...

2009-12-16 12:46:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to many ongoing requests asking whether Animal Welfare Approved products are available in Whole Foods Market stores, the answer is YES! This holiday season, in addition to purchasing your AWA meat directly from the farm, CSA, farmers' market, co-op, buying club, and other retailers, you can also shop at more than 130 Whole Foods Market locations and find Animal Welfare Approved grassfed beef and pastured pork products. While...

2009-12-01 17:56:00

Get Creative by Trying These Tricks: Share, 'Preload,' Season, and Substitute YONKERS, N.Y., Dec. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The January issue of Consumer Reports looks at 8 ways to enjoy holiday bliss without the bulge. The report, available for free online at www.ConsumerReports.org, suggests techniques like substituting turkey sausage for pork sausage when preparing a stuffing; "preloading" before parties with a light snack such as Greek yogurt with fruit and a sprinkling of nuts;...


Word of the Day
mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.