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2011-03-09 08:25:00

MCLEAN, Va., March 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Delicious and nutritious, shrimp reigns as one of the most popular seafood items throughout the year, particularly during the Lenten season, the 40-day period leading up to Easter when believers from around the world join to abstain from meat and other rich foods. "The Lenten season is actually the largest selling seafood season of the entire year," said Judy Dashiell, Senior Vice President, The Shrimp Council. "Many believers are familiar...

2010-07-21 09:14:00

MCLEAN, Va., July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- A recent study by the International Food Information Council Foundation revealed that more than 60 percent of Americans are more interested in hearing about what to eat than what not to eat. From "trans-fat free" to "no preservatives," these phrases about what not to eat bombard us from the grocery store to national television advertising campaigns. More than a dozen health and nutrition organizations recommend that we eat seafood at least twice a...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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