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2011-01-06 08:00:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cargill, a leader in the U.S. deicing market, is helping buyers make better purchasing decisions by disclosing product ingredients -- as well as the percentages of all melting ingredients -- on its Diamond Crystal® ice melter packaging. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110106/CG25548LOGO) The disclosure is part of a broader effort Cargill is undertaking to inform buyers and users about ingredient performance, based on...

2010-12-10 06:00:00

CLAYTON, Mo., Dec. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Olin Corporation (NYSE: OLN) announced today that its fourth quarter 2010 results will contain approximately $30 million of pretax restructuring charges. These charges are associated with implementation of plans to exit the use of mercury cell technology in the chlor alkali manufacturing process by the end of 2012 and the relocation of its Winchester centerfire ammunition manufacturing operations from East Alton, Illinois to Oxford,...

2010-12-10 00:00:50

Generally Recognized as Safe Mineral Ingredients for Food/Beverage, Supplement Applications, Sodium-Reduction Solutions Ogden, UT (Vocus/PRWEB) December 08, 2010 Mineral Resources International, Inc. ("MRI"), a leading dietary supplement manufacturer and ingredient supplier of all-natural, solar-concentrated minerals and trace elements from Utah's Great Salt Lake, announced the launch of its new web site, http://www.mineralingredients.com. The new web site features information about the...

2010-12-07 07:00:00

RIFLE, Colo., Dec. 7, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Natural Resources USA Corporation, a natural resources developer, has announced that effective today, the company's stock symbol has changed to NTRC. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100920/LA67770LOGO) The company's new symbol follows confirmation of the company's new name by FINRA. The company was previously known as AmerAlia, Inc. until shareholders agreed to change the name to Natural Resources Corporation at a meeting in...

2010-11-24 07:00:00

RIFLE, Colo., Nov. 24, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Natural Resources USA Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: AALA), previously known as AmerAlia, Inc., has announced it has received approval from the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to revise its Mine Plan to increase annual sodium bicarbonate production in Rifle, Colorado. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100920/LA67770LOGO) The approval came in a letter from the BLM, received on November 10, 2010, to Natural Soda, Inc., a 100% owned...

2010-11-23 14:22:00

IRVING, Texas, Nov. 23, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Hostess Brands, Inc., maker of America's most iconic bread brands, is partnering with the National Sodium Reduction Initiative (NSRI), as part of the company's continued efforts to reduce sodium levels in its bread portfolio, which includes Wonder®, Nature's Pride® and Merita®, among other brands. In addition to having existing products meet NSRI's sodium reduction guidelines by 2012, new...

2010-11-19 12:12:00

RIFLE, Colo., Nov. 19, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Natural Resources USA Corporation, (OTC Bulletin Board: AALA) previously known as Ameralia Inc today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Natural Soda, will increase its prices on all grades of sodium bicarbonate products effective immediately or as contract terms permit. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100920/LA67770LOGO) Pricing for all grades will increase $30/ton ($1.50/cwt.) President of Natural Soda, Brad F. Bunnett...

2010-11-15 14:10:42

Researchers reported on Sunday that if teens consumed less salt in their diets they could cut their risk for heart disease and stroke significantly in adulthood. The scientists projected that a 3,000-milligram reduction in sodium by teenagers could reduce hypertension by 30 percent to 43 percent when they become adults. Hypertension is a common condition that may have no symptoms for years, but can eventually lead to a heart attacks and strokes. According to data presented at the...

2010-11-08 08:00:00

BOSTON, Nov. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Nestle Prepared Foods Company has announced a comprehensive plan to decrease the sodium content in its products by another 10 percent from reductions made earlier this decade. This major initiative will carry through 2015 and includes the company's popular STOUFFER'S®, LEAN CUISINE®, BUITONI®, HOT POCKETS® and LEAN POCKETS® brands which will undergo gradual but...

2010-10-26 02:50:03

Scientists are closer to solving one of the many mysteries of multiple sclerosis and other demyelinating diseases, thanks to a recent study conducted at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies. The research revealed a previously unknown connection between two ion channels, which, when misaligned, can cause the many bizarre symptoms that characterize the condition. The findings, reported in this week's online edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), provide...

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2005-05-26 09:33:48

Lithium is the chemical element with symbol Li and atomic number 3. In the periodic table, it is located in group 1, among the alkali metals. Lithium in its pure form is a soft, silver white metal, that tarnishes and oxidizes very rapidly in air and water. It is the lightest solid element and is primarily used in heat transfer alloys, in batteries and serves as a component in some drugs known as mood stabilizers. Notable characteristics Lithium is the lightest metal and has a density...

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Word of the Day
  • 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.'