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2011-01-31 08:00:00

FLORHAM PARK, N.J., Jan. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Upon reviewing hundreds of thousands of the cutest smiles, most adorable poses and irresistibly squeezable cheeks, Gerber has announced the winner of its Gerber Generation Photo Search! Two-year-old Mercy Townsend of Toledo, Ohio is the grand prize winner of a $25,000 scholarship and will star in a Gerber print advertisement beginning in May 2011. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110131/SF38691) "I didn't believe it at first,"...

2011-01-18 07:00:00

Community Calls for Specialized Treatment and Guiding Nutritional Protocols FLORHAM PARK, N.J., Jan. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the prevalence of obesity in the United States has steadily increased, the number of obese patients in Intensive Care Units (ICU) has also increased to more than 25 percent of patients(1). According to a panel of experts recently convened by Nestle HealthCare Nutrition (NHCN) to discuss the issues of obesity in the critical care setting, many hospitals...

2010-12-06 07:05:00

GLENDALE, Calif.. Dec. 6, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- As children, many of us looked forward to the magic phrase: snow day! As adults, we may even secretly hope for a snow day when we see snowflakes outside our windows this winter. However, a recent survey conducted on behalf of Nestle Sno-Caps found that nearly half of Americans believe snow days are a thing of the past because technology allows you to stay connected to work, even from home. The truth is snow days are still very real for...

2010-09-30 06:10:00

HYDERABAD, India/>, September 30, 2010/> /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- DQE, the global entertainment production and distribution company, is pleased to announce licensing and merchandising agreements for 'The Jungle Book' in Israel/>. The agreements are with Osem Investments Limited, an Israeli subsidiary of Nestle S.A. ("Nestle"), a food production and distribution company and also the Burger Ranch franchise, a fast food chain across Israel/> as introduced by D&C Israel...

2010-09-07 11:04:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- With the 20th Annual World Water Week underway, Nestle in the United States is reaffirming its commitment to responsible water management business practices. "Water availability - both quantity and quality - touches our business in a number of ways," said Heidi Paul, Vice President, Corporate Affairs, Nestle Waters North America. "As part of recognition of World Water Week, Nestle in the United States is reinforcing our commitment to improving the quality...

2010-09-01 14:00:00

GLENDALE, Calif., Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Nestle® USA Confection & Snacks Division today announced a new charitable initiative, "The Nestle Share the Joy of Reading Program," which will donate up to $250,000 to Reading Is Fundamental (RIF), the nation's oldest and largest nonprofit children's literacy organization. Actress, filmmaker and Access Hollywood special correspondent Maria Menounos read to children today at the Los Angeles Public Library's Robertson Branch to...

2010-08-12 12:01:00

GLENDALE, Calif., Aug. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Adam West has come full circle with BUTTERFINGER®. The classic caped crusader, who was hired to play "Batman" after being discovered in a 1960s Nestle commercial, was revealed today as the ultimate Butterfinger thief, a.k.a. the BARGLAR. The Butterfinger Defense League, comprised of popular TV defenders Erik Estrada, Lou Ferrigno, and Charisma Carpenter, announced today their capture and arrest of West, Butterfinger's Most Wanted...

2010-07-20 13:00:00

ST. LOUIS, July 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Dogs and cats share a special bond with their owners. Many pets become part of their owners' daily routine and share many favorite moments and outings with their families, such as adventures on the family boat. That's why Sea Ray Boats, in conjunction with Nestle Purina PetCare, created the Pet and Water Safety (PAWS) program, to help boaters keep their pets safe and happy on the water. In a recent survey of its customers, Sea Ray found that more than...

2010-07-15 09:50:00

ST. LOUIS, July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Nestle Purina PetCare today announced plans to construct a $15 million Learning and Training Center at its Checkerboard Square headquarters - the first new building on campus in nearly 25 years. Purina and Nestle officials will celebrate with a groundbreaking ceremony at 10:30 a.m. Friday, July 16, featuring Jack Russell terriers "going to ground" and remarks by Nestle Purina Chief Executive Officer W. Patrick McGinnis and Nestle Executive Vice President...

2010-07-14 10:00:00

WASHINGTON, July 14 /PRNewswire/ -- A subsidiary of Nestle S.A., the world's largest food and nutrition company, has agreed to drop allegedly deceptive advertising claims about the health benefits of its children's drink BOOST Kid Essentials, as part of a settlement resolving the Federal Trade Commission's first case challenging advertising for probiotics. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click...


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  • Remarkable; prodigious.
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This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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