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2011-01-22 07:15:00

Health officials said Friday that world governments must work with industry to restrict advertising foods that are high in sodium, sugar and dangerous fats and targeted at children, in a worldwide effort to tackle premature disease and the obesity epidemic. The callout is part of a focus on combating non-communicable diseases such as cancer, diabetes, heart and lung disease that are a growing cause of premature death in most poor countries. Non-communicable diseases are the focus of global...

2011-01-20 23:01:00

Thirteen Leading School Meals Manufacturers, Group Purchasing Organizations and Technology Companies Team Up with the Alliance for a Healthier Generation to Make Healthier School Lunches Possible for more than 30 Million Students MIAMI, Jan. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new multi-industry voluntary agreement announced today by the Alliance for a Healthier Generation brings together leading food manufacturers, group purchasing organizations and technology companies to help...

2011-01-20 09:17:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- At an event today in Washington D.C., Walmart, the nation's largest grocer, today unveiled a comprehensive effort to provide its customers with healthier and more affordable food choices. The company was joined by First Lady Michelle Obama as it outlined the five key elements of the program including: Reformulating thousands of everyday packaged food items by 2015 by reducing sodium 25 percent and added sugars 10 percent, and by removing all...

2011-01-19 08:51:00

CHICAGO, Jan. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new study conducted by HealthFocus® International, almost half (45%) of shoppers in the US say food manufacturers should have to label things like calories, saturated fat, trans fat and sodium clearly on labels. Shoppers say their top reason for using label information on food and beverage packages is to decide which products have too much of an ingredient they are trying to avoid. And what are shoppers trying to...

2011-01-12 14:30:00

HAILEY, Idaho, Jan. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Prosperity Organic Foods, Inc. announced the grand prize winner of its "Melt With Us This Holiday" online campaign. The campaign, which launched November 22, invited consumers to showcase their favorite holiday recipes by replacing butter with rich and creamy Melt® Buttery Spread. Britney Whiting-Looze was the lucky recipient of a new Electra Cruiser Bicycle for her recipe for Mini Vanilla Wafer Cookie Sandwiches with...

2011-01-06 19:08:00

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Jan. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market is expanding its popular and affordable eatwell range, just in time to help customers keep their New Year's resolutions to be healthier and save money. All eatwell products contain no more than 25% of the daily values for calories, fat, saturated fat and sodium (based upon a 2,000 calorie diet). Like all fresh&easy products, eatwell contains no artificial colors or flavors, no high-fructose corn...

2011-01-04 05:00:00

Bell & Evans Crowned Best Overall for Taste Quality YONKERS, N.Y., Jan. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As football fans gear up for the NFL playoff season, Consumer Reports' taste tasters sampled seven frozen buffalo chicken wings to find the best bunch to please the crowd. The full report appears in the February issue of Consumer Reports and online at www.ConsumerReports.org. Consumer Reports found that while many of the wings were quite tasty none of them had enough fried...

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2011-01-03 09:04:02

Case Western Reserve study shows how deceptive food labels lead to increased risk of deadly diseases Did you know that when you pick up a product promoted as trans fat free, you may still be ingesting a significant amount of this potentially harmful substance? An article by Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine student Eric Brandt, published in the January/February 2011 issue of the American Journal of Health Promotion, reveals that misleading labeling practices can result in...

2010-12-31 00:00:56

Kardea Nutrition introduced a lower calorie nutrition bar designed to support heart health and weight management. "Snacking has become a major source of harmful calories," says Kardea's Founder, Robert Leighton. "Our vegan bars provide delicious and balanced nutrition that satisfies hunger and delivers ingredients associated with heart health, including plant sterols, soluble fiber and plant-based proteins while meeting the FDA guidelines for low sodium, low saturated fats and no trans...

2010-12-28 06:00:00

LISLE, Ill., Dec. 28, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- McCain Foods, the world's largest maker of frozen prepared potatoes, has joined the Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation (HWCF) in its pledge to reduce obesity, especially among children aged 6 to 11, by 2015. McCain Foods will provide support for programs and activities designed to help people achieve a healthy weight by balancing energy (calories) consumed with energy expended through physical activity. Today, many Americans are consuming...


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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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  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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