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2010-06-10 16:56:00

CINCINNATI, June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Cincinnati-based Pierre Foods, Inc. today announced a new line of more nutritious menu options that will be making an impact in school cafeterias across the country this coming school year.

2010-06-08 07:00:00

WILMINGTON, Del., June 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- DuPont (NYSE: DD) announced it has reached a regulatory milestone and the final step of the U.S.

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2010-05-27 13:23:40

Scientists have found that most food manufacturers and restaurants did not just swap one bad ingredient for another when they trimmed artery-clogging trans fats from products and menus.

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2010-05-25 14:47:40

A group that encourages healthy food said on Tuesday that laws requiring US restaurant chains to list calorie counts have not stopped them from offering unhealthy meals that pack in calories, fat and salt.

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2010-05-25 13:24:41

The General Accountability Office said on Monday that the FDA needs greater authority, more cooperation from other agencies, and must do more scientific research to help make the US food supply safer.

2010-05-18 07:00:00

VANCOUVER, Wash., May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Now you can see the nutritional value of the meal you just ordered at Burgerville through a new program the iconic restaurant chain is rolling out to all of its 39 locations in Oregon and Southwest Washington.

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2010-04-27 07:31:00

In a campaign started by New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, 16 US food companies pledged Monday to cut salt levels in their food products.

2010-04-14 13:00:00

PARAMUS, N.J., April 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Smart Balance, Inc. (Nasdaq: SMBL) will host a live audio webcast at www.smartbalance.com on May 6, 2010, at 9:30 a.m. ET to discuss 2010 first-quarter financial results, which will be issued at approximately 8:30 a.m. ET the same day.

2010-04-08 16:38:00

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., April 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Based on customer feedback, Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market this week launched eatwell, a new line of more nutritious products in order to help customers manage their diets without compromising on taste.


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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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postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.