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2011-06-20 08:00:00

CHICAGO, June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Education Association Health Information Network (NEA HIN) has partnered with Nestle in the United States to expand its nutrition and physical activity education resources for educators. The program, Healthy Steps for Healthy Lives, provides free instructional materials that support educators' efforts to teach students in grades K-3 about being healthy. Healthy Steps for Healthy Lives will be released during the 2011 NEA Annual Meeting...

2011-06-09 13:59:00

NASHVILLE, Tenn., June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Is life with your four-legged friend so full of "tail waggin'" good fun that it makes you want to sing out loud? Then Country Music Star Trace Adkins wants to hear from you. Starting today, dog owners can enter the Waggin' Train® Tail Waggin Jingle Contest by creating an original jingle for Waggin' Train® brand dog snacks with lyrics that describe how they enjoy a "tail waggin' good time" with their...

2011-06-07 09:07:00

ST. LOUIS, June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Nestle Purina PetCare Company and the Westminster Kennel Club today announced a multi-year agreement making Purina the "official pet food sponsor" of the Annual Westminster Kennel Club All Breed Dog Show. "Purina is proud to be the official pet food sponsor of the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show," said Steven L. Crimmins, Chief Marketing Officer for Nestle Purina PetCare, North America. "Westminster is the ultimate destination for top dogs and...

2011-05-24 06:00:00

ST. LOUIS, Mo., May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The toy mice and yarn markets were down sharply overnight on news that Friskies® is releasing a new series of web-based games designed for cats to play on iPad® and Android(TM) tablet devices. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/friskies/50376/ (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110524/MM06623) The Friskies brand is proud to...

2011-05-20 11:58:00

Honorees include: Actress Kathryn Erbe to receive the Mutt-i-grees® Advocacy Award and Nestle Purina PetCare Company to receive the Outstanding Corporate Support Award PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y., May 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- North Shore Animal League America, the world's largest no-kill animal rescue and adoption organization, will honor several individuals, organizations, and a hero pet at its tenth annual Lewyt Humane Awards Luncheon. (Logo:...

2011-05-18 07:00:00

ST. LOUIS, May 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly 3,000 cat owners nationwide applied and just one was selected. Purina Cat Chow announced today that Andy Senor Jr., of New York, NY, is the first-ever "Purina Cat Chow Correspondent." As the Purina Cat Chow Correspondent, the one-of-a-kind role will feature Senor reporting on cat-related events and topics as well as interacting with cat owners across the country. The Purina Cat Chow Correspondent is a one-year position that pays $50,000....

2011-05-02 07:00:00

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- NutraCea (NTRZ.pk), a world leader in production and marketing of stabilized rice bran (SRB), rice bran oil (RBO) and their derivative products, announced that Edward L. McMillan has been elected as Chairman of the Board of Directors, succeeding W. John Short, effective April 28, 2011. Short will continue to serve as Chief Executive Officer and a Director of NutraCea. McMillan has served as a director of NutraCea since October 2005 and was a...

2011-04-07 14:49:00

ST. LOUIS, April 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Purina ONE® beyOnd(TM), Nestle Purina's newest groundbreaking innovation, sweeps onto store shelves in grocery, mass and pet specialty retailers with a new approach that raises the bar on what consumers expect from a pet food. Purina ONE® beyOnd(TM) features real meat as the No. 1 ingredient. It also includes natural ingredients plus vitamins and minerals, whole grains accented with fruits and vegetables, and...

2011-03-29 13:02:00

ST. LOUIS, March 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- After introducing its better tasting than ever dog food and daring dog owners to try it, Purina® Dog Chow® Brand Dog Food asked consumers to dare them back. Dog owners from across the country responded with thousands of dares and today, Purina® Dog Chow® Brand Dog Food announced the three Grand Prize winning dares, each benefitting a worthy charity. "Dog lovers from across...

2011-03-14 05:04:00

ST. LOUIS, March 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A cat paws the keys of a piano and 20 million online views later, she's a well-known performer. Another curious feline learns to flush the toilet so he can confirm if the water drains counter-clockwise, resulting in joy for more than five million viewers. Cats are quickly dominating the Web - in fact, they're the "Big Cheeses" of the Internet. To celebrate the launch of Tasty Treasures(TM), a new variety of wet cat food featuring the taste of...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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