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2009-03-12 12:02:12

Police in China's southwestern Chongqing region said they are distributing free chili peppers to motorists to keep them awake behind the wheel. The police said they have gone through about 3 pounds of chili peppers since they began distributing them at service stations March 3, The Times of London reported Thursday. It's an unbelievable quantity, a police officer said. Motorists said the hot peppers have been helpful in helping them stay alert on the roads. It's really good to have some hot...

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2008-11-05 09:46:45

By themselves or as an ingredient in a variety of foods, including salsa, America's top-selling condiment, peppers have found a warm spot in the hearts and stomachs of US consumers.

2008-10-12 15:00:21

Although this is my favorite season, late September/early October also triggers some sad memories. At age 16, I lost my stepdad, called Poppa by me and my sister, to cancer.

2008-10-06 15:00:41

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced the recall of McCormick-brand enchilada sauce mix because of a health risk. The FDA said McCormick & Company Inc.

2008-09-25 09:00:37

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/304c00/mexico_food_and_dr) has announced the addition of the "Mexico Food and Drink Report Q3 2008" report to their offering.

2008-08-27 09:01:27

By PHYLLIS JOHNSON By Phyllis Johnson Correspondent Western Branch Got the urge for something spicy? Want some steaming southwestern chow at south-of-the-border prices? The place to go is La Tolteca Restaurante Mexicano on Taylor Road, one of three such restaurants owned locally.

2008-08-20 00:00:29

By The Associated Press FRESNO, Calif. (AP) - Federal inspectors at U.S.

2008-08-19 21:00:00

FRESNO, Calif. - Federal inspectors at U.S. border crossings repeatedly turned back filthy, disease-ridden shipments of peppers from Mexico in the months before a salmonella outbreak that sickened 1,400 people was finally traced to Mexican chilies. Yet no larger action was taken.

2008-08-13 15:00:36

A U.S.-led international team of scientists has solved a long-standing evolutionary mystery involving the spicy hotness of chili peppers. University of Florida Professor Douglas Levey, one of the researchers, said a plant creates fruit to entice animals to eat and disperse its seeds.

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2008-08-12 09:12:59

People who love the kick of hot peppers are seeing one of the earliest examples of chemical warfare. It’s a battle between their beloved peppers, and a fungus that destroys seeds.


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bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.