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2010-07-13 07:00:00

CLEVELAND, July 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Ganeden Biotech, Inc., maker of the patented probiotic strain GanedenBC30®, today announced the launch of a new partnership with Tropical Nut & Fruit, Inc., a manufacturer of nuts, snacks, high-quality chocolate and yogurt products. The new partnership includes a series of four functional confection mixes that will incorporate GanedenBC30, the first of which is included within the company's yogurt covered raisins. The probiotic...

2010-06-15 08:49:00

CABOT, Vt., June 15/PRNewswire/ -- Nearly 50 million Americans suffer from lactose intolerance* - the inability to digest lactose, a sugar found in many milk products that often leads to painful stomach cramps, bloating and other discomfort. With so many people affected by lactose intolerance, and in recognition of June as National Dairy Month, the Farm Family owners of Cabot Creamery Cooperative are offering two free webinars to help lactose intolerance sufferers cope with the effects of...

2010-06-15 11:00:00

CHICAGO, June 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Peanuts, cracker jacks and frozen kefir: a combination that wins big at Wrigley Field, home of the Chicago Cubs. In fact, a frozen treat after the game is such a hit that Starfruit Cafe, a subsidiary of Lifeway Foods that offers frozen kefir, custom parfaits and low-fat smoothies, is prominently featured in the Wrigley Field locker room and soon-to-be in the press room. "Frozen treats have been a part of the national pastime since it started,...

2010-06-01 14:35:00

CHICAGO, June 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lifeway Kefir, the nutritious probiotic beverage made by Lifeway Foods, is ready for its closeup in the new 'Sex and the City 2' movie. A bottle of Lifeway Kefir can be seen in the kitchen of the fictional character Miranda Hobbes in one scene in the movie, reflecting the appeal of the product to health- and body-conscious women like those depicted in the Emmy award-winning 'Sex and the City' television series and its two spinoff feature films....

2010-05-22 16:00:00

FORT WORTH, Texas, May 22 /PRNewswire/ -- For the fourth consecutive year, The Dannon Company, Inc. was a leading sponsor of the Forth Worth FitFuture KIDS Fest. While showing its support for a healthier Tarrant County, the dairy company, which has a plant in Fort Worth, handed out thousands of bottles of Dannon smoothies and nutrition educational materials. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100522/NY09285 ) "Dannon's mission is to support healthy lifestyles through...

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2010-05-19 07:55:12

The probiotic yogurt-like drink DanActive reduced the rate of common sicknesses such as ear infections, sinusitis, the flu and diarrhea in daycare children, say researchers who studied the drink in the largest known probiotic clinical trial to be conducted in the United States. An additional finding, however, showed no reduction in the number school days missed. The study led by Daniel Merenstein of Georgetown University School of Medicine (GUSOM), was funded by The Dannon Company, Inc., and...

2010-04-26 06:00:00

NEW ORLEANS, April 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Smoothie King, the 1973 creator of the nutritional smoothie, is transforming the category once again with the introduction today of Fit n' Crunchy - a series of 12-ounce bowls filled with tart yogurt or sorbet in six flavor options, each topped with premium heart-healthy granola and packing nutrition worthy of the "superfood" moniker. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100426/AQ92682) The new Fit n' Crunchy bowls mark the same spirit of...

2010-04-09 13:48:00

MORTON GROVE, Ill., April 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lifeway Foods, makers of the nutritious probiotic beverage Kefir, has been called the "best dairy-based smoothie" in a blind taste-test performed by the May 2010 issue of Consumer Reports, a large monthly magazine that publishes reviews and comparisons of consumer products and services. The article says Lifeway Kefir is "thick and yogurtlike, with a mild, fresh-tasting strawberry flavor." Consumer Reports also mentions the health...

2010-04-06 08:00:00

DALLAS, April 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Red Mango, the fastest growing retailer of all-natural frozen yogurt and fresh fruit smoothies, today announced its newest nonfat frozen yogurt flavor, Madagascar Vanilla, which is available now at all participating Red Mango locations. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100406/DA81704) "We decided to use premium all-natural vanilla from the country of Madagascar because it is the purest, richest and most flavorful variety of vanilla in the...

2010-03-16 08:00:00

DALLAS, March 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Red Mango, the fastest-growing retailer of all-natural nonfat frozen yogurt, today announced the expansion of its menu with a new line of probiotic smoothies and made-to-order parfaits at participating locations nationwide. Inviting America to Re-Think Lunch(TM), Red Mango is growing beyond a delicious treat destination, targeting a hungry lunch crowd of customers on the go who want calorie-conscious meals that are both delicious and nutritious. (Photo:...


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  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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