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2010-10-04 23:15:44

Texas AgriLife Research scientists have recently completed a two-year study on the impact of deficit irrigation and plant density on the growth, yield and quality of short-day onions.

2010-06-24 13:30:00

CHICAGO, June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Onion, Inc., publisher of the satirical newspaper The Onion and its pop-culture-focused sister publication The A.V.

2010-04-14 12:57:08

Some components of the onion have antioxidant and antimicrobial properties, making it possible to use this bulb for food preservation.

2010-04-02 15:00:00

NEW YORK, and MINONG, Wis., April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- The Onion, America's Finest News Source, today launched its official iPhone application -- sponsored by Jack Link's Beef Jerky -- as a part of its advertising partnership with the No. 1 U.S. meat snack brand.

2009-12-22 09:00:00


2009-09-14 06:40:57

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced the recall of Nature's Reward-brand iceless green onions due to the possibility of bacterial contamination. The FDA said U.S.

2009-08-12 16:29:54

A California company says it has recalled 772 cartons of Omo and Fu Choy brand iced jumbo green onions because of possible bacterial contamination. NewStar Fresh Foods LLC of Salinas, Calif., said the possibly tainted green onions were distributed from three locations -- R.A.M.

2009-03-02 09:00:00

BEIJING, March 2 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Himfr.com ( http://www.himfr.com/hot-products/ ), one of China's leading B2B search platforms with more than 30 B2B industry websites to its name, recommends five kinds of foods to eat in spring. Cherry: Cherry ( http://www.himfr.com/buy-cherry/ ) has rich nutrition; its iron content is particularly prominent, which is 20 times that of an apple ( http://www.himfr.com/buy-apple/ ), pear ( http://www.himfr.com/buy-pear/ ), or orange, ranking...

2009-01-31 13:10:00

A Queen's-led team has discovered the reason why garlic is so good for us.

2009-01-29 11:40:00

A Swiss research group says a study it conducted found that women's underarms typically smell like onions, while men's smell like cheese.

Word of the Day
  • A young chicken: also used as a pet name for children.
The word 'chickabiddy' may come from 'chick' plus 'biddy', a name used in calling a hen or chicken.