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2009-07-31 11:01:00

ASHEVILLE, N.C. July 31 /PRNewswire/ -- French fries have become such a food staple, but they pose many health concerns. There are, however, alternatives to French fries that are good for you and taste delicious.

2009-06-30 20:46:35

A U.S. researcher says a specially cultivated purple sweet potato may help fight cancer.

2009-06-29 13:19:51

A Kansas State University researcher is studying the potential health benefits of a specially bred purple sweet potato because its dominant purple color results in an increased amount of anti-cancer components.

2009-06-29 08:34:08

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is warning people with sensitivity to sulfites not to consume Sweet Potato Slice, a product of China. The CFIA said the product might contain sulfites that are not declared on the label. The recalled product -- manufactured by Zhongshan Kaxing Industry & Trade Co.

2009-06-29 08:32:31

Global food security in a changing climate depends on the nutritional value and yield of staple food crops.

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2009-06-17 12:50:00

New research shows that the anti-cancer properties of carrots are more potent if the vegetable is not cut up before cooking.

2009-03-03 09:55:10

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced the recall of Goya-brand dried yellow potato because it might contain undeclared sulfites. The FDA said Goya Foods Inc.

2009-02-23 12:34:05

Some cut-and-bagged potato products from Northern Star Co.

2009-02-20 06:00:00

Chef Carol Wallack of Sola in Chicago Snags First Place in Challenge at South Beach Wine and Food Festival's Burger Bash and Awards $5,000 to Florida International University EAGLE, Idaho, Feb.

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2009-02-17 14:00:00

Because of the distinct lack of grocery stores in outer space, scientists are looking for ways to provide food for long-term space missions.


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2009-04-28 15:37:54

Brassica rapa or Turnip Mustard is grown primarily as a leaf vegetable, root vegetable and an oilseed and is often referred to as a field mustard. Napa cabbage and turnip are members of this group. Varieties of this plant are used in experiments because they are easy to grow and require little attention and reach full maturity in 40 days. Some have even been used in botany experiments in space. Photo Copyright and Credit

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2009-04-17 14:44:19

The Fairy Lily (Zephyranthes candida) also known as the White Rain Lily, is a species of plant native to the Rio de la Plata region of South America including Argentina and Uruguay. It is also found in Paraguay and Chile. Other common names for this plant are August rain lily, White zephyr lily, Peruvian swamp-lily, Zephyr flower, and Autumn zephyr lily. The Fairy Lily is a white hybridized species of a flower that is usually found in pink flowering form. It grows from 6 to 10 inches tall....

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2005-07-12 16:47:45

Daylily comprises the small genus Hemerocallis of flowering plants in the family Hemerocallidaceae. The name Hemerocallis is based on the Greek words for day and beauty, which reflects the fact that the individual flowers last for only one day. They open at sunrise and wither at sunset, to be replaced by another one (sometimes two or none) on the same stem the next day. Originally from Eurasia, a native from Europe to China, Korea, and Japan, their large showy flowers have made them...

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2005-06-23 11:13:55

The Tiger lily (Lilium lancifolium or Tigerlily) is a large and spectacular flower which is also cultivated in Asia for its edible bulb. Like other true lilies, the flowers are borne on an erect stem with linear leaves. The American 'red lily' or 'wild lily' (Lilium philadelphicum) is also sometimes known as the 'tiger lily' because of its black spotted flowers. This lily also has an edible bulb and was eaten by the American Indians. Lilium columbianum from the Pacific Northwest is...

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