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2013-08-21 23:22:59

Living gluten-free can be very expensive but one blogger, Chandice Probst of Gluten Free Frenzy is out to help others along their journey by providing as many giveaways as she can. Gluten-free recipes and restaurant reviews are just a few more great resources you will find on her site. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) August 21, 2013 Chandice Probst is the personality behind the #1 gluten-free giveaway site, Gluten Free Frenzy. After being diagnosed with celiac disease in 2007 and spending lots of...

2013-08-20 23:16:55

On August 2, 2013, the FDA issued a final rule defining “gluten-free” for food labeling requirements, including that the food must contain less than 20 parts per million of gluten. One manufacturer of gluten-free snacks, Extend Nutrition, had already met the FDA standard before the rule was officially adopted. St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) August 20, 2013 On August 2, 2013, the FDA issued a final rule defining “gluten free” for food labeling requirements, including that the food must...

PHS Gene Found That Prevents Wheat From Sprouting
2013-08-20 11:32:47

Kansas State University Fewer crop losses anticipated A new study about the common problem of preharvest sprouting, or PHS, in wheat is nipping the crop-killing issue in the bud. Researchers at Kansas State University and the U.S. Department of Agriculture-Agricultural Research Service, or USDA-ARS, found and cloned a gene in wheat named PHS that prevents the plant from preharvest sprouting. Preharvest sprouting happens when significant rain causes the wheat grain to germinate before...

2013-08-19 23:19:40

The size of the global seeds market was derived by forecasting techniques based on segments of entire market such as seed types, share of biotech trait seeds, area under crop cultivation, and trade between various geographical regions. (PRWEB) August 19, 2013 This market research report, "Seeds Market By Type (Oilseed, Grain, Fruit & Vegetable, Turf, Forage & Other Seeds), Seed Trait (Herbicide Tolerant, Insecticide Resistant, and Other Stacked Traits) & Geography -...

2013-08-08 23:03:03

Transparency Market Research published new "Seed Treatment Market (Insecticides, Fungicides, Other Chemical and Nonchemical Treatment) For Corn, Soybean, Wheat, Canola, Cotton and Others - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth and Forecast, 2012 - 2018" market research report to its report store. Browse the report; visit http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/seed-treatment-market.html. Albany, New York (PRWEB) August 08, 2013 Growing focus of the seed industry on...

2013-08-03 23:02:38

The Gluten Intolerance Group is pleased to announce that today marks the finalization of the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Gluten-Free Labeling Regulation, which will assure consumers that all products labeled gluten-free in The United States must follow standardized governmental guidelines. Auburn, WA (PRWEB) August 03, 2013 Today marks the finalization of the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Gluten-Free Labeling Regulation, which will assure consumers that all products...

FDA Sets New Rules On Gluten-Free Food Labeling
2013-08-02 12:58:48

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online At least three million Americans who suffer from celiac disease can now feel confident knowing tha,t when they buy a product labeled "gluten-free," they are actually getting what they expect. This comes thanks to a new FDA ruling that defines exactly what "gluten-free" means. Under the new rule, when consumers see a label that is marked "gluten-free," "without gluten," "free of gluten" or "no gluten," they can be assured that...


Latest Wheat Reference Libraries

Cash crop
2013-08-05 12:49:51

Cash crop is a term used to reference a profitable crop for farmers. Plants like cotton and tobacco are a few cash crops farmer tend to deal with. These crops do not stay with the farmer for their livestock feed or used in the home, rather, in many cases they are exported; thus creating revenue for the farmer. The price of cash crops is largely based on supply and demand in more developed countries, where the supply is actually coming from lesser developed areas. When a bumper crop, that...

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2013-03-16 00:00:00

Aaron Aaronsohn (1876-May 15, 1919) was a renowned Romanian-born Jewish agronomist, botanist, traveler, entrepreneur, and Zionist politician. He was born in Bacău, Romania, and brought Palestine, then part of the Turkish Ottoman Empire, at the age of six, when his parents were among the founders of Zichron Yaakov, one of the pioneer Jewish agricultural settlements of the First Aliyah. After his study in France, Aaron Aaronsohn botanically mapped Palestine and its surroundings and...

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Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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