Latest Puffs Stories

2011-04-20 07:30:00

CINCINNATI, April 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Allergy season can have your children huddling inside the house during the nice weather, but that's no way to celebrate the arrival of spring. Leading pediatrician and mother of two, Dr. Tanya Remer Altmann, offers help to prevent and reduce seasonal allergies with these savvy tips and strategies: During peak pollen season, plan indoor activities with your children at home. Or, you can also head to a museum, library or indoor play area. Keep...

2011-03-16 13:00:00

CINCINNATI, March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Procter & Gamble Company's (NYSE: PG) Family Care business announced today the grand opening of their new Box Elder, Utah Family Care plant--the first new plant P&G has built in the U.S. in 40 years. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090115/CLTH035LOGO-a ) "We are proud to celebrate the Grand Opening of our new Box Elder Family Care plant in Utah today in order to enable us to better serve more consumers, more completely,...

2011-01-10 07:00:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading pediatrician and mother of two, Dr. Tanya Remer Altmann, joined Puffs at Apple Seeds, NYC's premier indoor child play space, on Saturday, January 8, to share tips with mommy bloggers and their children on healthy winter habits. Dr. Altmann offered savvy tips and strategies to help avoid colds and flu during the winter and provided sage advice on ways to help your family feel better when illness strikes. Top tips include: Show and Tell. Teach...

2009-04-13 11:12:10

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is warning people with allergies to peanuts not to consume Choripdong-brand rice puffs or Bergen-brand almond cookies. The CFIA said all codes of the Choripdong-brand biscuits (rice puffs), a product of Korea, contain undeclared peanuts and sesame. The product was known to have been distributed in British Columbia and Alberta; however, the federal agency said it's likely it was distributed nationally. The Bergen brand of almond cookies, a product of Poland,...

2008-07-15 09:01:01

Sonny the Cuckoo Bird shakes up the ready-to-eat cereal aisle this summer with the unveiling of new Cocoa Puffs(R) Combos. This is the first Cocoa Puffs flavor extension since the brand launched its "munchy, crunchy, chocolaty" version in 1958. Fifty years later, new Cocoa Puffs Combos pair two top-tasting puffs - vanilla and chocolate - in every breakfast bowl. No more having to choose between chocolate and vanilla. No need to mix cereals together to get the flavor combination you want...

Word of the Day
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'