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2008-10-15 11:40:00

A study released Wednesday by an environmental advocacy group said tests on leading brands of bottled water turned up a variety of contaminants often found in tap water. The researchers say these findings challenge the popular impression - and marketing pitch - that bottled water is purer than tap water. However, all the brands met federal health standards for drinking water. The study said two violated a California state standard. An industry group Joe Doss, president of the International...

2008-04-01 09:01:00

BENTONVILLE, Ark., April 1, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Wal-Mart today announced another first -- the launch of six coffees under its exclusive Sam's Choice brand. The new coffees offer shoppers the opportunity to purchase gourmet coffee at a great value while providing benefits to farmers, their communities and the environment. Bolstering Wal-Mart's ongoing commitment to environmental issues, these first Sam's Choice brand coffees hit store shelves in April at $5.88 for 10-12 oz. bags...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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