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2009-09-04 16:46:33

Sweden's National Food Administration said a company's claims of health benefits from a fermented Baltic herring supplement are illegitimate. Petra Bergkvist of the National Food Administration said Halsingland company Rebiotica's surstromming supplement has not been shown to have the advertised healing effects for upset stomachs, gastric catarrh and heartburn, The Local reported Friday. The claims that have been made are illegitimate, Bergkvist told Sweden's Tidningarnas Telegrambyra news...


Word of the Day
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.