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2009-10-28 13:40:00

STAMFORD, Conn., Oct. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Green Earth Technologies (Pink Sheets: GETG), a leading manufacturer and marketer of "green" environmentally safe consumer packaged goods and products, announced today their third consecutive showcase at The AAPEX Show at the Sands Expo Center in Las Vegas, November 4-6. In the previous two years, Green Earth Technologies has previewed G-OIL® Ultimate Biodegradable green motor oils and other environmentally friendly...

2009-09-17 08:00:00

STAMFORD, Conn., Sept. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Green Earth Technologies (Pink Sheets: GETG) announced today that their G-OIL Ultimate Biodegradable green motor oils has started to ship and will officially be offered at retail beginning October 1st at National Auto Stores, a family owned and operated business serving eastern Pennsylvania. G-OIL SAE 5W-30 ultimate biodegradable green motor oils met and passed all the engine test criteria for The American Petroleum Institute (API) SM...

2009-07-13 10:06:35

The contaminated sunflower oil was reported by France to the European Commission and EU Member States via the Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed (RASFF) in April 2008, and the Commission subsequently imposed restrictions on the importation of sunflower oil from Ukraine (June 2008). The JRC was asked by the Commission's Directorate General for Health and Consumers to scrutinize the capabilities of official control laboratories and industrial food laboratories to measure mineral oil in...

2009-01-28 08:30:00

CLEVELAND, Jan. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Home Depot(R), the world's largest home improvement retailer, today expanded its long-term commitment to the environment and to women-owned businesses by launching a line of soy-based lubricants. Nutek, LLC, headed by CEO Cathy Horton, placed its first products on the shelves of Home Depot in Atlanta, GA on January 22. Nutek's products will soon be available in Home Depot stores around the United States. In May 2007, Nutek's founders, Cathy Horton and Kim...

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2008-11-24 17:35:00

From a quantitative standpoint, mineral oil is probably the largest contaminant of our body. That this contaminant can be tolerated without health concerns in humans has not been proven convincingly. The current Editorial of the European Journal of Lipid Science and Technology reflects on this and concludes that this proof either has to be provided or we have to take measures to reduce our exposure "“ from all sources, including cosmetics, pharmaceuticals and the environmental...

2008-11-24 13:45:13

Many consumers may be exposed to mineral oil over the legal limit, says an editorial in the European Journal of Lipid Science and Technology. Recently in the Ukraine, some 100,000 tons of sunflower oil were contaminated with mineral oil at high concentrations.Although much of the contaminated oil was withdrawn, there are products on the market that were produced before this contamination was detected, the editorial said. To protect consumers, the European Commission decided to apply a legal...

2008-11-04 09:00:23

In this time of economic crisis, foreign oil dependency and environmental uncertainty, American consumers are in need of new product offerings that can help combat these issues. Green Earth Technologies (Pink Sheets:GETG) is offering that solution, as it was announced today that their G-OIL ultimate biodegradable green motor oils met and passed all the engine test criteria for The American Petroleum Institute (API) SM Certification. API'S SM rating is the highest rating for gasoline engine...

2008-10-07 09:00:48

Hydrodec (AIM:HYR) today officially opened the nation's first sustainable transformer oil refinery in Canton, Ohio, where it will produce SUPERfine(TM)--the world's first sustainable and reusable transformer oil(1). The 8 million gallon per year capacity plant will recycle spent transformer oil and convert it into new SUPERfine(TM) transformer oil which can be used (and re-used) by utilities across the country, saving them money, reducing emissions and decreasing reliance on imported oil. The...

2008-09-15 09:00:48

The Anviron Holding Company (Pinksheets:ANVH) ("Anviron"), a manufacturer and marketer of "Clean & Green" products and technology, announced today that it has received final approval on a first of its kind product sales contract for $350,000 value of AquaSolv with Geltz-Brunderlock Estates ("GBE"). "This agreement is a major milestone in our Company's progress and growth. This contract represents the first of its kind contract for the use of AquaSolv as a pesticide carrier and...

2005-11-18 11:28:28

By Amy Norton NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - The traditional practice of using vegetable or other oils to soothe infants' stomachs and stuffy noses can put them at risk of a form of pneumonia, according to doctors. Writing in the Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, they describe the cases of two Mexican-American infants who developed lipoid pneumonia after their parents gave them oils -- a traditional remedy commonly given to children in Mexico and other cultures....


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cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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