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2010-03-23 13:50:00

Scientists today reported development of a new method for converting soybean oil into a highly effective bio-based sunscreen active ingredient that does not carry the potential health concerns of ingredients in some existing sunscreens. The new, natural sunscreen agent could replace petroleum-derived ingredients in a variety of personal-care products, they reported at the 239th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society (ACS) being held this week. It was among more than 12,000...

2010-02-20 09:00:00

BEIJING, Feb. 20 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Frbiz.com, one of China's leading B2B search platforms, reports soybean oil prices will decline after the Chinese New Year. Frbiz reports that soybean oil wholesale prices have been falling from a month ago, the 7,800 yuan / ton down to the current 7,400 yuan / ton. If the U.S. soybean imports to Hong Kong, the raw material cost reduction coupled with the low season for the Spring Festival, followed by edible oil, soybean oil also will decline as...

2010-02-16 11:33:00

ST. LOUIS, Feb. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Interest by food companies to reduce trans fats has supported continued demand for Vistive® low-linolenic soybean oil. As a result, processors across the Midwest are actively seeking contracts with growers for Vistive acres this season. This provides a great opportunity for farmers located near participating grain elevators and processing plants to plant Vistive soybeans with the Genuity(TM) Roundup Ready 2...

2010-01-19 08:00:00

ST. LOUIS, Jan. 19, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) welcomed the St. Louis Federal Court's ruling that DuPont was not licensed to combine the Roundup Ready® trait with the Optimum® GAT® (OGAT) trait in corn or soybeans. The ruling means that DuPont is not authorized to use the Roundup Ready trait to mask the "unacceptable risks to farmers" posed by DuPont's OGAT trait. "The Court ruled that the...

2009-11-17 09:22:57

Oil from soybeans modified through biotechnology increased levels of omega-3 eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) in red blood cells according to research presented at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions 2009. "This soybean oil could be an effective alternative to fish oil as a source of heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids," said William Harris, Ph.D., lead author of the study and chief of cardiovascular health research at Sanford Research/USD and professor of medicine at Sanford School...

2009-11-12 09:11:00

ST. LOUIS, Nov. 12, 2009 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) has completed regulatory submissions to the U.S. Department of Agriculture and U.S. Food and Drug Administration in support of the Vistive III soybean trait. This second-generation product builds on Monsanto's existing Vistive product and would provide food companies with a healthier, more stable soybean oil for frying and baking that contains significantly lower levels of saturated fat and eliminates trans...

2009-03-23 05:00:00

U.S. Soybean Growers' Foresight Credited with Industry's Strong Business Performance in Tough Economic Times ST. LOUIS, March 23 /PRNewswire/ -- With the U.S. economy in crisis, it's clear that strong domestic industries are essential, including food and agriculture. When the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) mandated trans fat appear on products' Nutrition Facts label, companies rushed to reformulate products to reduce or eliminate trans fat content. The blow could have been harsh for...

2009-03-09 08:46:29

The western Canadian province of British Columbia has set limits on the amount of trans fats allowed in foods served in restaurants. Provincial Minister of Healthy Living and Sports Mary Polak said any provincially licensed food service will be required to comply with the new regulation by Sept. 30, the Canadian Broadcasting Corp. reported. The move is the first of its kind by any regional government in Canada, Polak said. The regulation limits the amount of trans fat content in oils and...

2009-02-26 12:49:39

U.S. agricultural engineers say they've discovered soybean oil can reduce greenhouse gas emissions when sprayed inside swine finishing barns. Purdue University researchers Al Heber and Jiqin Ni led a team of Purdue and University of Missouri scientists during a yearlong project monitoring the effectiveness of soybean oil on dust and odor within hog facilities. This project provided baseline measurements of the greenhouse gas contributions of swine finishing barns, Heber said. In addition to...

2009-02-17 13:32:00

U.S. Soybean Growers' Foresight Credited with Industry's Strong Business Performance in Tough Economic Times ST. LOUIS, Feb. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- With the U.S. economy in crisis, it's clear that strong domestic industries are essential, including food and agriculture. When the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) mandated trans fat appear on products' Nutrition Facts label, companies rushed to reformulate products to reduce or eliminate trans fat content. The blow could have been harsh for...


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Vistive Gold
2013-10-02 12:54:36

Vistive Gold, MON 87705, is a genetically engineered variety of glyphosate-resistant low-linolenic, high-oleic soybeans created by Monsanto. Vistive Gold was designed to be a replacement for hydrogenated oils and fats, which are high in trans-fatty acids. The decreased linolenic content enables Vistive Gold to have favorable traits for deep frying and increasing the shelf life of foods. The Federal Register declared on June 28, 2011 that Monsanto was petitioning the Animal and Plant...

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mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.