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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...

2011-03-04 12:49:00

Five-Week Long Life-Saving Mobile Adoption Tour Gets Ready to Hit the Road PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y., March 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Beginning Saturday, March 19th, North Shore Animal League America, in partnership with Purina®, will launch its annual national cooperative life-saving adoption event, Tour For Life. Two Mobile Adoption Units will travel simultaneously across the country and partnering with more than 100 shelter and rescue groups in 37 cities in 19...

2011-03-01 08:46:00

ARDEN HILLS, Minn., March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Land O'Lakes, Inc., today released its 2010 financial results, which included the company's second-highest net earnings and sales, as well as record-high cash returned to members. Highlights of 2010 included: Net earnings of $178 million, down from 2009's $209 million, but the second-highest in Land O'Lakes history; Net sales of $11.1 billion, up from $10.4 billion in 2009 and the company's second-highest net sales ever; and...

2011-02-17 10:46:00

St. Louis, Feb. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Are you a cat enthusiast? Do you enjoy sharing stories about your cat? If so, there is a great opportunity for you. Purina® Cat Chow® announced today the launch of the official search for the "Purina Cat Chow Correspondent," an individual who will travel the country and connect with fellow cat owners about how they nurture well-being in their cats. The Purina Cat Chow Correspondent is a one-year position and will...

2011-02-11 08:52:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Penny Dugan of Boffell, Washington will be recognized on February 12, 2011 as the 2010 Groomer of the Year by Laube at the 56th Annual Purina® Pro Plan® Show Dogs of the Year® Awards, presented by Dogs In Review®, in New York City. Dugan has groomed for Seattle-based professional handler Timothy Brazier for many years, with the duo racking up numerous accomplishments in the...

2011-02-11 08:51:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The top show dogs of 2010 will be honored at Purina(R) Pro Plan(R)'s 56th Annual Show Dogs of the Year(R) Awards presented by Dogs In Review(R) during the weekend prior to the famous Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show. The awards recognize the dogs with the largest number of Group-Firsts in their respective categories. The "Best in Show" dog of the year WHAT: will also be...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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