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2012-06-29 11:50:50

On the centenary of Scott's ill-fated Terra Nova expedition to the South Pole, a study to be presented at the Society for Experimental Biology meeting on Sunday 1st July has shown that Scott's men starved to death because they were consuming far too few calories to fuel their daily exertion.

2008-07-24 09:00:52

Marfrig Group, a producer of beef and beef by-products in Latin America, has acquired the Pemmican beef jerky brand and related production equipment from ConAgra Foods through its subsidiary Mirab USA for $25 million in cash.

2008-07-23 09:00:50

SAO PAULO, Brazil, July 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Marfrig Group (Bovespa: MRFG3), one of the largest producers of beef and beef by-products in Latin America, announced today that it has acquired the Pemmican beef jerky brand and related production equipment from ConAgra Foods, Inc.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.