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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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