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2012-01-31 17:27:00

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Jan. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Football fans are scoring high at Game Day parties this year with deep fried turkey. Special new recipes such as the grilled turkey and pineapple sandwich with smoked mozzarella, the Latin-style turkey tostada salad with spicy peanut dressing, and the Monte Cristo del Rio Grande sandwich are sure to make everyone cheer. Deep-fried turkeys in peanut oil are now the second most preferred way to prepare turkey, but take much less time...

2012-01-30 05:45:00

VANCOUVER, BC and PORTLAND, OR, Jan. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Naturally Advanced Technologies Inc. (NAT) (OTCBB: NADVF) (TSXV: NAT), which produces and markets one of the first new natural fibers in decades, CRAiLAR®, announced it will partner with Tuscarora Yarns, one of the world's premier yarn innovators, to explore a host of new blended yarns using CRAiLAR Flax. Under the terms of the non-exclusive, non-transferable license, Tuscarora Yarns will design and manufacture highly...

2012-01-26 12:31:00

DEARBORN, Mich., Jan. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Kenaf, a tropical plant related to cotton and okra plants, is being used to replace oil-based materials in the doors of the all-new Ford Escape Use of this eco-friendly material is anticipated to offset 300,000 pounds of oil-based resin annually in North America Kenaf reduces the weight of the door bolsters by 25 percent and improves fuel economy Kenaf is also used in cosmetics and kenaf fiber is an alternative to wood to make paper and...

2012-01-18 19:54:18

A natural substance obtained from seeds of the "miracle tree" could purify and clarify water inexpensively and sustainably in the developing world, where more than 1 billion people lack access to clean drinking water, scientists report. Research on the potential of a sustainable water-treatment process requiring only tree seeds and sand appears in ACS' journal Langmuir. Stephanie B. Velegol and colleagues explain that removing the disease-causing microbes and sediment from drinking water...

2012-01-09 17:00:00

YONKERS, N.Y., Jan. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Let's face it, many of the most healthful foods - bitter vegetables, long-cooking beans, and squishy tofu - can be a tough sell. The March 2012 issue of ShopSmart magazine, from the publisher of Consumer Reports, gives your grocery list a makeover with 12 healthy foods that help you get nutrients in unexpected ways from foods like chips, pasta, and even dips. "There are always new grocery store items coming out, but with so much...

2011-12-23 08:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Dec. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Medical Marijuana Inc. (OTC: MJNA) is the first publicly held company vested in the medical marijuana and industrial hemp industries. The company is comprised of a diversified portfolio of hemp and cannabis based businesses. These businesses range from hydroponic stores, to pharmaceutical compounds derived legally from the hemp plant. The company has gone through many changes over the course of the past few years, some expected and some unexpected...

2011-12-08 05:07:00

LAS VEGAS, Dec. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Marijuana, Inc. (OTC: HEMP.PK) - announces the roll-out of their new KushClear(TM) line of private labeled wellness products. Developed over the last two years specifically for the Medical Marijuana community, KushClear(TM) products are designed to target specific needs with 100% natural ingredients, for anyone desirous of alternative health care modalities. Initially, four products will be available with the premier product being a Hemp Protein...

2011-12-01 05:00:00

New Fiber Expected to Bolster Sustainability of Products  VANCOUVER, BC and PORTLAND, OR, Dec. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Naturally Advanced Technologies Inc. (NAT) (OTCBB: NADVF) (TSXV: NAT) announced it has entered into a development and supply agreement with Target (NYSE: TGT) to evaluate the use of its CRAiLAR Flax fiber in Target's domestic textiles category beginning December 1. The agreement includes two years of exclusivity in the category and calls for Target's...

2011-11-30 23:44:00

LAS VEGAS, Dec. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Marijuana, Inc. (OTC: HEMP) announces its new symbol HEMP has been approved, thus signaling the aggressive launch of its various cannabis related industry divisions to be announced in upcoming press releases starting this week. FINRA's communication stated: Please be advised that FINRA has received the necessary documentation to announce the symbol change for Marijuana, Inc. to HEMP. This corporate action will take effect at the open of...

2011-11-28 01:00:00

MELBOURNE, Australia, November 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ansell Limited (ANN.AX), a global leader in protection solutions, today announced it has purchased a minority share of Yulex Corporation, a manufacturer of biopolymers derived from guayule. The investment is not expected to have any material impact on Ansell's earnings per share in Fiscal Years 2012 and 2013. Further, Ansell and Yulex executed an exclusive agreement for the global development, manufacturing and...


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2009-04-28 15:37:54

Brassica rapa or Turnip Mustard is grown primarily as a leaf vegetable, root vegetable and an oilseed and is often referred to as a field mustard. Napa cabbage and turnip are members of this group. Varieties of this plant are used in experiments because they are easy to grow and require little attention and reach full maturity in 40 days. Some have even been used in botany experiments in space. Photo Copyright and Credit

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