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2014-01-15 12:21:54

BF Commodities will open the refinery on the next June LUGANO, Switzerland, Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- BF Commodities SA will open a second generation Biodiesel refinery in Switzerland. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140115/MN46597) The operations will starts on the next June and the plant will be capable to produce more than 5000 tons of second generation Biodiesel yearly. The Biodiesel will be produced with "UCO" Used cooking Oil and tallow. The project...

Adding Corn Germ, Beef Tallow Does Not Change Quality Of Pork
2013-05-28 13:28:39

American Society of Animal Science A recent paper published in the Journal of Animal Science suggests producers may want to adjust pig diets when including distillers dried grains with solubles (DDGS). Some producers believe that feeding pigs saturated fats will undo the fat-softening effects of DDGS. Firmer fat means longer-lasting pork. But researchers from the University of Illinois found that including saturated fats in DDGS diets makes no difference in fat quality. The...

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2011-07-31 07:26:40

Invasive tree afflicting Gulf Coast was not brought to US by Ben Franklin The DNA evidence is in, and Ben Franklin didn't do it. Genetic tests on more than 1,000 Chinese tallow trees from the United States and China show the famed U.S. statesman did not import the tallow trees that are overrunning thousands of acres of U.S. coastal prairie from Florida to East Texas. "It's widely known that Franklin introduced tallow trees to the U.S. in the late 1700s," said Rice University biologist Evan...

2008-07-23 21:00:35

THAILAND'S PTT Chemical Public Co Ltd has bought a stake in Cognis Oleochemicals Sdn Bhd, making it the new partner for Sime Darby Plantation Sdn Bhd. It bought a 50 per cent stake from Germany's Cognis for US$164 million (RM531.36 million), valuing Cognis Oleochemicals at US$328 million (RM1.06 billion). The company will operate under the same name until a new name has been established, PTT Chemical and Sime Darby said in a statement released in Kuala Lumpur yesterday. "The strategic...


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attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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