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All you Star Wars fans out there know all about cloning. In Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones , an entire army of clones was engineered from the DNA of highly skilled bounty hunter Jango Fett. The clones’ genetic material made them bigger, better and stronger, resulting in one of the most infamous armies in movie history.
GRAND ISLE, La. (AP) — Biologist John Supan thinks he has developed what may be the holy grail for oyster lovers: a hardy breed of the delectable shellfish that stays fat enough for consumers to eat throughout the year. And unlike many oysters across the Gulf Coast, ruined by BP's massive oil spill and the fresh water poured in to fight it, Supan's oysters are all alive.
ATLANTA (AP) — Authorities seized nearly $1 million worth of cookies, crackers and other packaged food that was bound for jails and prisons throughout the Southeast after rodents were found at an unlicensed Georgia warehouse, U.S. Food and Drug Administration officials said Thursday. The Mid-States Services Inc.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A judge's ruling halting planting of genetically modified sugar beet seeds has left growers feeling uncertain as they wait for federal officials to decide the next step for a crop that provides half of the nation's sugar supply. Duane Grant, chairman of the board at the Boise, Idaho-based Snake River Sugar Co.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky family has sued Wal-Mart, saying they found a dead mouse in a milk container the family had been drinking from for three days. The Courier-Journal reported that Robert and Rosalind Grant and their 23-month-old granddaughter sought medical attention and treatment in May after finding the mouse.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A salmonella outbreak that sickened hundreds and led to the recall of hundreds of millions of eggs from one Iowa firm will likely grow, federal health officials said Thursday. That's because illnesses occurring after mid-July may not be reported yet, said Dr.
SOUTH SIOUX CITY, Nebraska (AP) — An Israeli company is making its first production foray in the United States by buying a soybean processing plant in northeast Nebraska. The wholly owned U.S. subsidiary of Solbar Industries Ltd. is buying the former Green Planet Farms plant in South Sioux City for $16 million, pending federal regulatory review.
The Ultraviolet-light Absorber Masterbatch for thin gauge polyolefin films is designed to protect packaged contents from UV light damage. The product screens a broad range of UV light wavelengths from 280 to 380 nm, while blooming less than conventional systems and reducing the occurence of white residue on packages.
The KSL 80 Cold Store Room Sliding Door is designed with a hygienic 100 percent stainless steel rail. Options include vision panels, electric power, special FS 3000 coating and a pressure compensation valve. Other product features include: Double grease-resistant APTK microcellular rubber insert on 3 sides Coil galvanized Z275 corrosive protection Angular hardware inside emergency lever USDA approved Mires Industries LLC, 3350 Center Grove Dr.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has granted universities $6 million to try to make fruit more appealing to your taste buds.
It turns out being environmentally friendly may have a price. Sun Chips compostable packaging disintegrates within 14 weeks, but the bag is being criticized for being too loud. Potato Chip Technology That Destroys Your Hearing from heathaplexVISION on Vimeo.
Waters have been reopened, but some Alabama shrimpers say fear is keeping the customers from biting.
The McCormick Spice company reports that people consume almost a billion pounds of spices a year. An ethnically diverse culture may contribute to changing taste buds and the craving for spicier foods.
JENBACH, Austria — Cow manure is being converted to energy at the first biogas cogeneration plant in the Ukraine. The facility, which is powered by 4,000 cows and a GE (NYSE: GE) Jenbacher gas engine, has recently completed nine months of successful operation at the Ukrainian Milk Company Ltd.
There are many different types of gloves available that deliver the safety, sanitary and user comfort standards demanded by the food processing industry. Each material composition offers it’s own collection of positives and negatives, with the final decision based primarily on user comfort and cost.
TOKYO, Aug. 18 (Kyodo) — Cheese maker Union Cheese Co. and two other cheese distributors said Wednesday they will voluntarily recall some of their cheese products in the wake of Meiji Dairies Corp.'s recall on Monday after finding metallic pieces in cheese ingredients imported from Germany.
ST. MARYS, Pa. (AP) — For years, it was the way breweries did business: sell bottles, then take back the empties. It just made sense, especially to folks weaned in the lean days of the Great Depression and World War II, that bottles should be scrubbed and refilled, not thrown away.
PORDENONE, Italy (AP) — Giorgio Fidenato has made a habit of carrying a raw ear of yellow corn and taking a hearty bite whenever a camera is in sight. It's a provocation. The Italian farmer's corn is genetically modified, grown surreptitiously in fields in the northeast not far from the Austrian and Slovene borders.
BOSTON (AP) — The nation's cranberry crop is on track this year to become the second largest on record, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said Tuesday. The USDA's annual cranberry forecast calls for 7.35 million 100-pound barrels, up 6 percent from about 6.9 million barrels a year ago.