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2014-07-15 23:14:27

Essential Wholesale & Labs sources marula oil from the fruit collected by members of the Bushbuck Ridge area in Limpopo – one of the poorest regions in South Africa. The relationship between our supplier and the rural women is such that it empowers people rather than create dependency. Portland, OR (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 “We took our time in sourcing this oil,” says Michelle F. Purchasing Agent. “Finding the purest and highest quality oil was the top priority.” Essential...

Need For Vegetable Oil Means Trouble For Africa's Great Apes
2014-07-11 03:00:36

Cell Press The vegetable oil found in your popcorn or soap might not be ape friendly, and the situation appears likely to get even worse, according to an analysis in the Cell Press journal Current Biology on July 10. The growing demand for vegetable oil has already led to the conversion of Southeast Asian forest into oil palm plantations, bringing trouble for orangutans in particular. If guidelines are not put in place very soon, researchers say the spread of those large-scale...

2014-07-08 23:01:54

We Olive, the olive oil & gourmet foods retail and wine bar chain, announces the return of their annual Discover Cooking with California Olive Oil Recipe Contest. The creator of the best original recipe featuring We Olive olive oil will be rewarded with a food and wine getaway to California's Central Coast. Paso Robles, CA (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 We Olive, olive oil & gourmet foods retail and wine bar chain, announces the return of their annual Discover Cooking with California...

VIR Gene Gives Reliable Visual Cue For Oil Palm Fruit Ripeness
2014-06-30 03:00:37

Canale Communications A genetic discovery by a team of scientists from the Malaysian Palm Oil Board (MPOB), aided by scientists from Orion Genomics, paves the way for increased production of palm oil, which accounts for 45 percent of the world's edible oil, while also helping to conserve sensitive wild habitats at risk of being turned into agricultural land. In the study published in the journal Nature Communications, the scientists identified the VIR gene as responsible for fruit...

2014-06-30 04:21:42

Malaysian Palm Oil Board and Orion Genomics researchers contribute to discovery that will improve palm oil yields on existing agricultural lands, protecting rainforest KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia and ST. LOUIS, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A multinational team of scientists from the Malaysian Palm Oil Board (MPOB) and Orion Genomics today announced the publication of a paper in the journal Nature Communications identifying a gene, called VIR, that is responsible for turning the skin of...

2014-06-15 23:00:21

Purveyors of America’s Finest Artisan-Produced Extra Virgin Olive Oil Open First Location Outside of California in Austin’s Hill Country Galleria Austin, TX (PRWEB) June 15, 2014 We Olive, the celebrated purveyors of International award winning, domestically-produced olive oils are excited to announce the opening of their Austin location. The first store outside of California is located in the Hill Country Galleria (12800 Hill Country Boulevard, Suite G-130, Bee Cave, TX 78738). The...

2014-06-06 16:23:55

Proprietary Emulsion May Help Reduce Belly-Fat and Deliver Key Benefits of High Linoleic Safflower Oil in Award-Winning, SafSlim Supplement BOCA RATON, Fla., June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Re-Body, LLC (www.myrebody.com), a natural supplement company and a leader in the field of healthy weight management, today is proud to announce that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has granted a patent (US 8,623,433 B1) for "high-linoleic safflower oil emulsion" innovation utilized in...

2014-06-02 12:29:52

Naturally Inspired, Award-Winning* Skin Care Range Expands at Vitamin World® Stores Nationwide LONG ISLAND, N.Y., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Organic Doctor(TM), a leading skin care brand in the UK, is proud to introduce the new Organic Virgin Coconut Oil Collection, a nutrient-rich line that nourishes and revitalizes skin and hair. The 10-product collection features the powerful ingredients' properties to deeply moisturize and revive dry, tired skin and stressed hair....

2014-05-21 23:06:28

Skin care enthusiasts who love Lotus Moon’s Jojoba & Rosehips Complexion oil, will love this reformulation – which now includes organic Argan oil, a Vitamin E rich and restorative skin-softening agent. Alameda, CA (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 Leading eco-friendly beauty brand, Lotus Moon, is excited to unveil Jojoba & Argan Skin Repair, a new anti-aging formula that is rich in vitamin E and fatty acids. “We infused our Jojoba & Argan Skin Repair formula with the best...

2014-05-21 11:45:04

Northwestern University Increase in asthma coincides with switch from butter to certain oil-based diets -The good news! Vitamin E in olive and sunflower oils improves lungs A large new Northwestern Medicine® study upends our understanding of vitamin E and ties the increasing consumption of supposedly healthy vitamin E-rich oils -- canola, soybean and corn – to the rising incidence of lung inflammation and, possibly, asthma. The new study shows drastically different health...


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  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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