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2014-08-05 12:31:15

Newly launched PeanutAllergyFacts.org will offer resources for families and professionals ATLANTA, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Peanut Board (NPB) today announced the launch of PeanutAllergyFacts.org, a new website for parents, schools, foodservice executives and manufacturers. The site is designed to provide science-based information about peanut and food allergies, as well as links to resources about effective allergy management. To view the multimedia assets associated with...

2014-07-14 12:28:12

America's Peanut Farmers Honor Those Who Give Feeding Organizations a Boost ATLANTA, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With school out for summer, many American families will face the challenge of making sure their children don't go hungry. In addition, food banks often deal with a shortage of donations during the warmer months. To help highlight these issues and encourage giving, the National Peanut Board has launched Fuel for Food Banks. The program honors leaders of community hunger...

2014-05-01 23:00:59

U.S. peanut industry unites to help those impacted by deadly tornadoes. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 In response to the thousands of families affected by the violent tornadoes that swept through the southern part of the United States earlier this week, Peanut Proud, a 501 (c) (3) charitable organization of the U.S. peanut industry, is partnering with the peanut state grower organizations of Alabama, Arkansas and Mississippi to donate more than 60,000 jars of peanut butter to local...

2014-04-01 08:25:11

Campaign uses botanical art to highlight peanuts as natural, plant-based nutrition ATLANTA, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the National Peanut Board announced the launch of its new brand platform and advertising campaign, "The Perfectly Powerful Peanut." The campaign takes a strikingly original approach to advertising with its use of hand-illustrated botanical art aimed at showcasing the authentic nature of peanuts as a plant-based source of nutrition....

2011-03-09 10:23:00

ATLANTA, March 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- While most consumers say they agree with recommendations in the new Dietary Guidelines for Americans that call for eating a more plant-based diet -- rich in fruits, vegetables, whole grains, nuts and other plant-based foods -- only a third believe they're knowledgeable about how to do so. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/national-peanut-board/48807/ (Photo:...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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