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2012-02-15 10:28:00

Museum Scientists help Orthodox Union analyze nematodes in canned sardines, capelin eggs When rabbis from the Orthodox Union started finding worms in cans of sardines and capelin eggs, they turned to scientists at the American Museum of Natural History to answer a culturally significant dietary question: could these foods still be considered kosher? Using a technique called "DNA barcoding" at the Museum's Sackler Institute for Comparative Genomics, researchers identified the species and...

2009-09-22 10:38:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue. MarketTrend: Kosher- and Halal-Certified Foods in the U.S. http://www.reportlinker.com/p0119235/MarketTrend-Kosher--and-Halal-Certified-Foods-in-the-US.html MarketTrend: Kosher- and Halal-Certified Foods in the U.S. delivers an in-depth analysis of the market for kosher and halal foods in the United States, with an emphasis on opportunities in the mainstream...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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