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2009-06-23 09:25:26

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning people not to eat California Prime Produce- or Orange County Orchards-brand pistachios. FDA officials said Orca Distribution West Inc. of Anaheim, Calif., received and repackaged pistachios recalled by Setton Pistachios of Terra Bella Inc. Setton had recalled all of its pistachios because of possible salmonella contamination that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections. The products were distributed to retail locations in airports and...

2009-05-06 09:43:00

RACINE, Wis., May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- More and more consumers want to make a difference when it comes to caring for our planet. According to a new online poll for SC Johnson, nearly three out of four American women cited the use of cleaner energy sources, biodegradable products and recycling as their top environmental concerns(1). The Omnibus survey findings revealed that 74 percent of women surveyed ranked the use of cleaner energy sources as important(1). This was followed closely by...

2009-03-12 05:30:00

Phthalates Phasing Out and Innovative Ingredient Communication Launched RACINE, Wis., March 12 /PRNewswire/ -- In a bold industry leadership move that affects 99 million U.S. households,(1) Chairman and CEO Fisk Johnson today announced that SC Johnson is continuing to go beyond regulatory requirements and is voluntarily leading by providing ingredient information for its home cleaning and air care products such as Windex(R), Shout(R) and Glade(R). To view the Multimedia News Release, go to:...

2009-01-22 08:30:00

RACINE, Wis., Jan. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- For the seventh year in a row, SC Johnson has been recognized as a 100 Best company on FORTUNE magazine's list of the "100 Best Companies to Work For" in America. SC Johnson appears at number 81 on this year's list, and it is the company's ninth recognition by FORTUNE since the list debuted in 1998. FORTUNE specifically credited SC Johnson for their extended annual holiday break, competitive salaries, and having the lowest turnover. Also noted...

2008-12-02 07:00:00

RACINE, Wis., Dec. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Right@Home is a new go-to online destination for America's homeowners looking for a wide variety of useful information for better living in the home. Visitors to http://www.RightatHome.com can find an array of resources for everything from cooking and cleaning to family advice and home designing tips and tricks. Created by SC Johnson, the Web site offers user-friendly features and smart content to help visitors fall in love with their homes...

2008-10-17 12:00:22

RACINE, Wis., Oct. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Innovation isn't just the hallmark of SC Johnson's products, it's also fundamental to how its products are made. That's why when consumers reach for a can of Pledge(R) furniture polish produced with green energy, or a Ziploc(R) bag made with wind power, they can feel good knowing their purchase is from a company that's doing what's right for people and the planet. In fact, one in every two U.S. households(1) is making a difference by using an SC...

2008-07-15 15:00:00

By AMANDA GOLD, SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE Here are some ways to reduce your carbon footprint when cooking or eating outside this summer or any other time: Grilling green * Although many prefer the flavor of charcoal grilling, a cleaner- burning electric or propane-gas grill can be better for the environment. Think about the differences before you buy a grill. * If you opt for charcoal, try to use natural charcoal (see Cowboy Charcoal, below) or environmentally certified wood...

2008-06-17 00:00:22

By Lauren Viera Chicago Tribune With the news that American Airlines will begin charging $15 per checked bag for tickets purchased on or after June 15 - and other major airlines are likely to follow suit - we have one word of advice: carryon. Get the most bang for your bag by packing efficiently. Our tips for stowing a vacation's worth of wardrobe and accessories into a single carryon bag follow: It's in the bag Start with a bag that's big enough to contain your belongings but not...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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