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Celebrity Wedding Planner David Tutera is Coming to New Jersey
Celebrity Wedding Planner David Tutera is Coming to New Jersey
10/1/2014 2:18:35 PM
Beloved wedding dynamo David Tutera is taking center stage on November 24 at the Radisson Freehold. At the event, Mr. Tutera will share behind-the-scenes tales from his hit show on WE tv, celebrity clients, his rise to fame, and insights into wedding trends and ideas. The event, Cocktails & Wedding Bells with David Tutera , will also include a question and answer session …
California Firm Recalls Carob Powder Due to Salmonella Concerns
California Firm Recalls Carob Powder Due to Salmonella Concerns
9/30/2014 6:10:06 PM
Last month, a California company near San Diego issued a recall of its Organic Carob Powder because it had the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella .  The announcement was posted to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) recall list after routine product testing by a supplier to the company revealed the possibility of the bacteria. The recalled powder was …
foodtweeks™Confirms New Partnership to Help Provide Food to Dare to Care Food Bank
foodtweeks™Confirms New Partnership to Help Provide Food to Dare to Care Food Bank
9/30/2014 4:35:30 PM
foodtweeks ™ proudly announced that Dare to Care Food Bank in Louisville, KY will be among the affiliated food banks to receive donations from the free weight management app that also feeds the hungry. foodtweeks™ enlists the help of weight-conscious consumers to report “tweeking” (trimming calories from their food) so that Dare to Care Food Bank can receive …
Did You Know That One In 500 Dogs Suffer From Diabetes?
Did You Know That One In 500 Dogs Suffer From Diabetes?
9/30/2014 12:40:18 PM
Signs, Symptoms, Diagnosis Diabetes can be a silent disease. Your veterinarian may discover your dog’s diabetes through routine blood work, but before that, you are likely to notice some of its symptoms: greater than normal hunger and/or thirst, weight loss, and frequent or copious urination (some dogs start having accidents in the house). At Woof’s and Purr’s in the …
Sprite® Bids Farewell To Summer And Welcomes The Holidays With A Berry Favorite
9/29/2014 2:43:23 PM
With summer ending and the beginning of the holiday season around the corner, Sprite is setting the mood by spreading some “berry” cheer. Back by popular demand, Sprite Cranberry and Sprite Cranberry Zero™ return to offer fans a burst of delicious cranberry flavor for the holidays. Sprite Cranberry and Sprite Cranberry Zero launched last year for a limited …
USDA Announces up to $31 Million to Empower People to Make Healthy Eating Choices
9/29/2014 12:58:53 PM
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) is making up to $31.5 million in funding available to help participants in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) more easily afford healthy foods like fruits and vegetables. Secretary Vilsack made the announcement with Virginia First Lady Dorothy McAuliffe …
World Heart Day 2014: salt reduction saves lives
9/25/2014 9:29:00 AM
On World Heart Day, held 29 September, WHO is calling on countries to take action on the overuse of salt by implementing WHO’s sodium reduction recommendations to cut the number of people experiencing heart disease and stroke, and, in turn, save lives. Target: 30% salt reduction by 2025 Noncommunicable diseases, including heart disease and stroke, are the leading causes …
Tabasco® brand Pepper Sauce launches ‘Brunch’ campaign with Maxus
Tabasco® brand Pepper Sauce launches ‘Brunch’ campaign with Maxus
9/25/2014 9:06:23 AM
Tabasco® is launching a ‘Brunch’ campaign encouraging London commuters to use the famous pepper sauce as a key recipe ingredient at weekend morning meals. The campaign uses media bought and planned by Maxus UK. The Tabasco® ‘Brunch’ campaign kicks off on today and runs for two weeks. It includes a partnership with food blogger Niamh Shields through Say Media, consumer press …
Pumpkin Beer Lovers to Flock to Pumpkin Beer Fest
Pumpkin Beer Lovers to Flock to Pumpkin Beer Fest
9/24/2014 10:22:36 PM
Presented by the Union Jack Pub in Broad Ripple, the 2nd Annual Pumpkin Beer Fest brings 50+ of the nation’s best pumpkin beers to one location allowing beer beginners and enthusiasts to unite in their love of both beer and pumpkin. This year the event will be held outdoors and more than doubles the amount of brews to sample as the inaugural event in 2013 consisting of local …
Newly Formed Coca-Cola Bottling Company Of Central Florida Signs Definitive Agreement With The Coca-Cola Company
9/24/2014 1:25:39 PM
The Coca-Cola Company today announced that it had signed a definitive agreement with Coca-Cola Bottling Company of Central Florida (Coca-Cola Central Florida), a newly formed independent Coca-Cola bottling company. The transition of territories in Central Florida, originally announced February 21, 2014, will include Tampa/St. Petersburg, Ft. Myers, Ft. Pierce, Lakeland and …
FDA food safety challenge to spur new technologies for fighting foodborne illness
9/23/2014 11:36:29 AM
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is asking for potential breakthrough ideas on how to find disease-causing organisms in food – especially Salmonella in fresh produce. The 2014 FDA Food Safety Challenge was developed under the America COMPETES Reauthorization Act of 2010, which grants all federal agencies broad authority to conduct prize competitions to spur innovation, …
Frito-Lay And Activision Announce $100,000 Scholarship Winner In Skylanders® "Choose And Name A New Hero" Promotion
9/22/2014 8:51:08 AM
PepsiCo’s Frito-Lay North America division and Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc., today announced Phylicia Nakamoto, from Elk Grove, Calif., as the fan-selected winner of the Skylanders® "Choose and Name a New Hero" promotion. Her creatively-named video game character submission, High Five, is a royal dragonfly that is able …
PepsiCo Joins Calls for Action on Climate Change; Announces Goal to Phase Out HFC Equipment by 2020; and Reports Progress on Sustainability Goals
PepsiCo Joins Calls for Action on Climate Change; Announces Goal to Phase Out HFC Equipment by 2020; and Reports Progress on Sustainability Goals
9/19/2014 8:40:18 AM
PepsiCo, Inc. (NYSE: PEP) today strengthened its commitment to action on climate change by announcing new goals for phasing out equipment with hydroflourocarbons (HFCs), signing both the Ceres BICEP Climate Declaration and the Prince of Wales’ Corporate Leaders Group Trillion Tonne Communique, and reporting progress on its energy efficiency initiatives.  These commitments are …
American Green Acquires OG Tea
9/17/2014 12:47:28 PM
American Green , Inc. (OTC Pink: ERBB) (PINKSHEETS: ERBB) announced that it has acquired the OG Tea Corporation (https://ogtea.com) whose primary business supplies a system of veganic products specially designed to promote the healthy growth of general produce. The acquisition adds top and bottom line revenues to American Green and strengthens its relationship with entities …
Candy Addictions Partners with ABIA Bride to be Competition for Wedding Candy Favours
Candy Addictions Partners with ABIA Bride to be Competition for Wedding Candy Favours
9/15/2014 10:25:10 PM
Candy Addictions, nation’s leading confectioner company supports the Australian Bridal Industry Academy-ABIA QLD 2014 Bride-to-be Competition.  It has been chosen as one of the major awards-sponsors that will provide the winning contestant perfect wedding candy favours.  This competition will choose one bride-to-be who will win $20,000 worth of prize money to be spent for the …
The Provisor Group Initiates Food Drive in Collaboration with Cape Coral Caring Center, an Emergency Food Pantry in Cape Coral, FL
The Provisor Group Initiates Food Drive in Collaboration with Cape Coral Caring Center, an Emergency Food Pantry in Cape Coral, FL
9/15/2014 3:27:22 PM
Cape Coral, FL – With a new charity program in the Cape Coral, FL area, The Provisor Group has teamed up with the Cape Coral Caring Center to support local families in need, providing them with food items. With Thanksgiving approaching, The Provisor team wants to ensure the families in need in their community will be fed and have a reason to be thankful on that special day. …
Wazee Supper Club Celebrates 40 Years of Serving Denver Diners
9/15/2014 1:22:32 PM
DENVER, CO – September 15, 2014 – Wazee Supper Club , located in Denver’s historic LoDo neighborhood, is celebrating big this month with a 40th anniversary party on Friday, September 26th. The iconic restaurant will feature large Supreme pizzas all day for the throwback price of $19.74 along with $0.40 pints of Rail Yard Ale served in commemorative Wazee anniversary pint …
foodtweeks™ Creates Partnership with Houston Food Bank to End Hunger in America
foodtweeks™ Creates Partnership with Houston Food Bank to End Hunger in America
9/15/2014 9:35:20 AM
foodtweeks™  is a free app that combines weight management with feeding the hungry. Houston Food Bank in Houston, TX has recently been added to the foodtweeks™ network of affiliated food banks. This partnership was created to allow users of the app to become more involved in their community and become healthier every time they use foodtweeks™. Each time a foodtweeks™ user …
McMurray Stern Announces Launch of New “Times-2” Compact Storage System
9/12/2014 12:12:24 PM
McMurray Stern, Southern California’s leader in innovative storage development and records management solutions, is proud to announce the launch of their Times-2 compact storage system.   “ Times-2  is a compact storage system which rotates for fast access from either side, and gives double the depth for more multimedia storage. Unlike ordinary lateral files, the special …
Mark Tucker Insurance’s Community Program Introduces a New Charity Campaign in Dallas, TX and Surrounding Areas to Provide Food for Hungry People in The Community Around Thanksgiving
Mark Tucker Insurance’s Community Program Introduces a New Charity Campaign in Dallas, TX and Surrounding Areas to Provide Food for Hungry People in The Community Around Thanksgiving
9/11/2014 3:42:59 PM
Dallas, TX – Mark Tucker Insurance debuts the new charity campaign in its recognized Community Program in Dallas, TX and surrounding areas, and announces they will direct its efforts to raise food donations for local people in need. The earnings of the campaign will be used to provide Thanksgiving dinner to families who don’t have the means to experience the typical …