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A University of Illinois study that uses new technology to assess and compare the safety of radish, broccoli, and alfalfa sprouts concludes that the secret to keeping sprouts free of foodborne pathogens lies in industry's intense attention to cleanliness of seeds.
EFFINGHAM, S.C., June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Representatives from Margaret Holmes today announced a 'Best Southern Summer Dishes' recipe contest, which will run through September 6, 2011.
REGINA, Saskatchewan, Dec. 23, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Clean Power Concepts Inc. ('Clean Power' or the 'Company'), (OTC Bulletin Board: CPOW), announced today its Spirit of Health line has launched production of Omega 3 100% Virgin Camelina Oil ('Virgin Camelina Oil').
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration identified several more companies recalling products possibly containing peanut butter contaminated with Salmonella. Among the most recent recalls are Supreme Protein Inc.
No Virus Detected in Any Area of Pennsylvania for Second Consecutive Year HARRISBURG, Pa., Dec.
As fall approaches, Mike Hutjens,University of Illinois Extension dairy specialist, has outlined three scenarios for the harvesting of forage. The first scenario involves late-corn silage. The main differences will be yield (tons of dry matter per acre) and starch content.
By Jeanine Kendle Beef used in elementary cafeterias, slaughtered incorrectly -- recalled, February 2008. Bags of spinach laced with E. coli -- recalled, September 2006. Cans of Purina pet food infected with tainted vegetable proteins -- recalled, March 2007.
Scientists investigate yield differences between organic and conventional cash grain and forage crops in the Upper Midwest
By Harriet McLeod CHARLESTON, South Carolina (Reuters) - A small North Carolina-based specialty crops company is trying to turn a humble wildflower into a major new oilseed crop that could produce an alternative to coconut and palm oils.
Gastrolobium minus or Broad-leaved Brachysema, a member of the Fabaceae family is an indigenous shrub of Southwest Australia. While many members of the Gastrolobium genus are poisonous, the toxicity of this plant is unknown. It grows to just over 3 feet wide featuring oblong leaves that are deep green on top and a smooth bottom and rust colored flowers. The plant grows best in well drained soil and a slight shade and is often used as a ground cover or in container gardens. Photo...
Gastrolobium praemorsum, a member of the Fabaceae family, is indigenous of Southwest Australia. It features crimson pea-flowers and is found most commonly between Geographe Bay and Albany in Australia. While many members of the Gastrolobium family are poisonous, the toxicity of this plant is unknown. Originally assigned to the Brachysema genus, in 2002 it was reassigned to the Gastrolobium family. Photo Copyright and Credit
The Lemon Myrtle, Backhousia citriodora, also known as Lemon Scented Ironwood, Sweet Verbena Tree, Sweet Verbena Myrtle, or Lemon Scented Verbena, is a flowering plant native to subtropical rainforests of Queensland, Australia. This plant is classified in the family Myrtaceae and genus Backhousia. It can achieve heights as high as 5 yards, but many times it is smaller. The leaves are a glossy evergreen with smooth edges, opposite, lance-shaped, 2-5 inches in length and less than an inch...
The Everlasting pea (Lathyrus latifolius) is a flowering plant of the genus Lathyrus in the legume family Fabaceae. It is a perennial plant and growing and blooming every year without new seeds being planted. It is less strongly scented than the related annual sweet pea, Lathyrus odoratus. Everlasting peas are sometimes grown as a garden plant but are pervasive and may be difficult to remove. Because of this, this species is often considered to be a weed despite its attractive appearance.
The Chinese hibiscus (Hibiscus rosa-sinensis, family Malvaceae) is an evergreen shrub indigenous to East Asia. Also known as China rose and Shoe flower, it is widely grown as an ornamental plant throughout the tropics and subtropics. The flowers are large, red, and firm, but lack any scent. Numerous cultivars, varieties, and hybrids have been created, with flower colors ranging from white through yellow and orange to scarlet and shades of pink, with both single and double sets of petals....