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2014-05-23 20:21:56

OTTAWA, May 23, 2014 /CNW/ - The issue: Health Canada has requested that Christmas Natural Foods Ltd. stop selling and recall its unauthorized health product, Heartland Natural Wild Yam Moisturizing Cream, after testing conducted by the Department identified a undisclosed prescription drug ingredient, progesterone. Approved drugs that contain progesterone can only be sold by prescription. Progesterone can be associated with serious side effects, including an increased risk of...

2014-04-28 12:28:51

GAINESVILLE, Va., April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In every Cinco de Mayo celebration you'll find the same old sombreros, pinatas, drinks, food, and, of course, vibrant colors. Beth DePompei, Entertaining Essentials Director at GreatGatherings.com, shares five easy tips for adding an entertaining twist to this year's festivities. "In honor of 2014's color of the year, radiant orchid, why not play it up with a purple-themed Cinco de Mayo fiesta?" asks DePompei. Drinks: "Start by...

2014-04-16 14:03:07

Economic botany study shows importance of 'Culinary Cultural Conservation': Preserving cuisine when moving to climatically, culturally, and agriculturally different environments Tucked away in Hartford, Connecticut, a Puerto Rican community is creating a tropical home away from home through cuisine that is so authentic it has caught the attention of scientists. David W. Taylor (University of Portland) and Gregory J. Anderson (University of Connecticut) took a close look at the fresh crops...

2014-03-27 23:22:03

The Potato Farming industry has benefited from several factors over the five years to 2014, including the wide acceptance of industry products which has helped sustain steady demand from downstream markets, and over the five years to 2019, the industry will continue to benefit from increasing demand from emerging economies and the growing popularity of organic and niche potato varieties, which will create new markets for industry products and contribute to rising industry revenue. For...

2010-12-06 00:00:36

In his upcoming book the Keys to the library, Joe Lanyadoo reveals a new decoder that offers a new understanding of the Torah, the origin of language and the origin of the human race. Using the decoder reveals that all religious writings tell the same story and were written by the same deity. The Tho-Ra was given to Moses 3500 years ago by its author Yhwh, E.l.h.i.m...

2010-09-16 17:03:51

World yam collection in Nigeria provides ultimate rescue for African yam diversity in an initiative to conserve critical crop collections backed by the Global Crop Diversity Trust Farmers and crop scientists worldwide are engaged in an ambitious new effort to add 3,000 yam samples to international genebanks with the aim of saving the diversity of a crop that is consumed by 60 million people on a daily basis in Africa alone, according to an announcement today from the Global Crop Diversity...

2009-11-09 07:00:00

SALT LAKE CITY, Nov. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Last year, my wife and I were in Cairo, Egypt, during Thanksgiving. No turkeys were on the menu. Instead, our host ordered us a different species of fowl--a stuffed pigeon. Needless to say, having a pigeon for Thanksgiving eliminates the problem of leftovers! Family and social traditions are important, so most people don't want to make drastic changes in a Thanksgiving meal just to be "healthier." Yet there are some simple ways to make a...


Word of the Day
drawcansir
  • A blustering, bullying fellow; a pot-valiant braggart; a bully.
This word is named for Draw-Can-Sir, a character in George Villiers' 17th century play The Rehearsal.
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