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2009-06-02 16:16:00

RUHENGERI, Rwanda, June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- SC Johnson announced today that it is initiating a partnership with a U.S. Agency for International Development-funded project starting this June to benefit thousands of Rwanda pyrethrum farmers by helping them enhance the collection, drying and transportation of higher-quality pyrethrum flowers. The 28-month long project endeavors to enable farmers to increase their families' income through enhanced production, as well as result in an increased...

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2008-08-04 09:05:00

By Ryan Robinson Some pesticides very commonly used by homeowners and farmers alike may not be as safe as previously thought. A first-time analysis of Environmental Protection Agency data by the Center for Public Integrity found certain pesticides believed to be not nearly as toxic as most actually cause a high percentage of poisonings and some deaths. CPI reviewed the past 10 years' worth of more than 90,000 adverse- reaction reports filed with the EPA by pesticide manufacturers. The...


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glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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