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2011-07-22 00:01:01

Gluten-free cookbook author, Carol Fenster, announces the publication of 125 Gluten-Free Vegetarian Recipes (Avery/Penguin Group, 2011) , a cookbook for people who want to combine the gluten-free lifestyle with a plant-based diet that includes fruits, vegetables, whole grains, seeds, nuts, beans, and legumes. Denver, CO (PRWEB) July 21, 2011 Carol Fenster, author of nine gluten-free cookbooks, announces the publication of her new cookbook for gluten-free vegetarians, 125 Gluten-Free...

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2011-07-10 18:39:13

San Francisco State University researcher finds bioluminescent fungus not seen since 1840In 1840, renowned English botanist George Gardner reported a strange sight from the streets of Vila de Natividade in Brazil: A group of boys playing with a glowing object that turned out to be a luminescent mushroom. They called it "flor-de-coco," and showed Gardner where it grew on decaying fronds at the base of a dwarf palm. Gardner sent the mushroom to the Kew Herbarium in England where it was...

2011-07-06 10:15:00

CHICAGO, July 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study released by Technomic finds burger consumption up considerably since 2009, with nearly half of today's consumers saying they eat a burger at least once a week compared with 38 percent two years ago. One reason for the increase is the continued prominence of burgers on quick-service value menus. "The value menu is certainly a big part of this increase in burger consumption," says Sara Monnette, Director of Consumer Research at Technomic....

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2011-06-17 07:55:00

San Francisco State University researcher makes new finds in Borneo, Hawaii Sing it with us: What lives in the rainforest, under a tree? Spongiforma squarepantsii, a new species of mushroom almost as strange as its cartoon namesake. Its discovery in the forests of Borneo, says San Francisco State University researcher Dennis Desjardin, suggests that even some of the most charismatic characters in the fungal kingdom are yet to be identified. Shaped like a sea sponge, S. squarepantsii was found...

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2011-06-10 09:45:00

Despite some recent reports to the contrary, German officials remain convinced that bean sprouts or similar shoots from an organic farm in the northern German state of Lower Saxony are responsible for a recent, deadly outbreak of E. coli in Europe, Reuters is reporting. Thirty-one people have died from the food-borne bacterial outbreak so far and hundreds have been made ill. Citing a study of patients and the food they ate. "It's the bean sprouts," said Reinhard Burger, head of the Robert...

2011-06-08 17:32:00

LAKEWOOD, Wash., June 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Patrons of Defense Commissary Agency (DeCA) stores are quickly getting the message that fruits and vegetables should be half of every meal. Banners displaying the new ChooseMyPlate graphics introduced by First Lady Michelle Obama on Thursday are appearing in U.S. military commissaries throughout the Pacific Northwest. Commissary store directors are the first to promote the updated U.S. Department of Agriculture guidelines as a tool to change...

2011-06-07 15:10:38

Internationally recognized health researchers presented their views at the 30th World Nut & Dried Fruit Congress on 21 May 2011, recommending that food policy makers consider dried fruits equivalent to fresh fruits in dietary recommendations around the world. The presentations recognize that traditional dried fruits such as dried apricots, dried apples, dates, dried figs, raisins and sultanas, and prunes should be included side by side with fresh fruit recommendations by policy makers...

2011-06-02 09:45:00

New USDA food icon supports Dietary Guidelines HOCKESSIN, Del., June 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) released a replacement for its current food pyramid in support of dietary recommendations from the Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2010 to make half your plate fruits and vegetables. The new plate icon is sectioned off to show fruits and vegetables as half of the plate, making the recommendation easy to understand. "This science-based...

2011-05-02 09:00:00

FRESNO, Calif., May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The month of May ushers in plans for family vacations, increased time outdoors and even busier calendars filled with activities. As schedules heat up for summer, the pistachio industry and LIVESTRONG.COM, a destination for all-things food, fitness and healthy living, are urging Americans to still make health a priority while packing in the action. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click:...

2011-04-15 12:15:00

CHICAGO, April 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- While it was once the must-have 'super food,' essential for any healthy diet, according to a new report from Mintel and data from SPINS, the soy food and beverage market declined 16% from 2008 to 2010. While some of this fall is due to the recession and consumers cutting back on premium-priced soy items, competition from other heart healthy foods and good-tasting, soy-free milk alternatives are also challenging the industry and hampering soy sales....


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2012-04-03 15:24:52

Discosoma (or Actinodiscus) is a genus of soft mushroom coral native to the Indian Ocean. This genus is sometimes incorrectly referred to as mushroom anemone or disc anemone. This coral is commonly collected and used worldwide in marine aquariums, where it is known to grow easily. There are 5 known species of mushroom coral: Actinodiscus dawydoffi, Actinodiscus fungiformis, Discosoma nummiforme, Actinodiscus rubraoris, and Actinodiscus unguja.

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callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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