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U.S. Coast Guard fires on Iranian boat

CNN World - 1 hour 3 min ago
The U.S. Coast Guard fired at an Iranian fishing dhow in the Persian Gulf after the Iranian boat pointed a machine gun at the American crew, the Navy says.
Categories: International News

How companies shrink their taxes by leaving U.S.

Business News - 1 hour 4 min ago
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Sex Box show is real

CNN Entertainment - 1 hour 4 min ago
CNN's Lisa France explains a new show called "Sex Box" that somehow is coming soon to a TV near you.
Categories: Entertainment News

Barrymore's half-sister died from overdose

CNN Entertainment - 1 hour 5 min ago
Jessica Barrymore, the half-sister of actress Drew Barrymore, died from an accidental drug overdose last month, a coroner's report said Tuesday.
Categories: Entertainment News

'Breaking Bad' goes out on top

CNN Entertainment - 1 hour 11 min ago
"Breaking Bad" concluded its triumphant run last year as one of the most lauded TV series of all time at Monday's 66th Primetime Emmy Awards.
Categories: Entertainment News

'Suicide tourism' has doubled

Health - 1 hour 16 min ago
More than 600 people traveled to Switzerland for the "sole purpose of committing suicide" between 2008 and 2012.
Categories: Health

45 sickened by raw milk in Utah

Health - 1 hour 17 min ago
Cases of campylobacteriosis, a common diarrheal infection, have been linked to raw milk or cream purchased at a local dairy farm.
Categories: Health

Emmy Awards 2014: The winners list

CNN Entertainment - 1 hour 18 min ago
The winners are noted with an asterisk (* WINNER):
Categories: Entertainment News

Time Warner Cable comes back from nationwide Internet outage

Business News - 1 hour 21 min ago
Time Warner Cable, one of the nation's largest cable and broadband providers, suffered an unusual nationwide Internet outage early Wednesday morning, sparking new complaints about the company's service.

Woman fights off leopard attack

CNN World - 1 hour 27 min ago
The fight lasted half an hour and pitted a leopard against a woman armed only with farm tools in an isolated field in India.
Categories: International News

Freed American hostage back in the U.S. after 2 years

CNN World - 1 hour 28 min ago
After almost two years in captivity, Peter Theo Curtis is finally home.
Categories: International News

RadioShack in talks on cash lifeline

Business News - 1 hour 40 min ago
RadioShack may have a future, after all.

Israel, Hamas agree to open-ended Gaza truce

CNN World - 1 hour 43 min ago
After more than seven weeks of heavy fighting, Israel and Hamas have agreed to an open-ended ceasefire.
Categories: International News

American ISIS jihadi came onto U.S. radar in recent months

CNN World - 1 hour 50 min ago
An American man who died last weekend in Syria while fighting for ISIS had begun to attract the attention of U.S. intelligence in recent months, law enforcement sources told CNN on Wednesday.
Categories: International News

Holy cow. Meet your new 'Bachelor'

CNN Entertainment - 1 hour 59 min ago
Will Chris Soules ever love any woman as much as he loves corn? We're about to find out.
Categories: Entertainment News

How to fix wealth inequality

Business News - 1 hour 59 min ago
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Smith & Wesson shares plunge 10%

Business News - 2 hours 22 min ago
Rifles are going out of fashion, and it's hurting Smith & Wesson's bottom line.

Carrageenan: Sustainability From Farm to Table

Lifestyles - 2 hours 26 min ago

(NewsUSA) - Over 200,000 tons of dried, farmed, tropical seaweed are produced every year. The majority of the world's red seaweed is farmed by nearly 60,000 family farmers in Africa, the Philippines and Indonesia. These families apply sustainable farming techniques that help to protect and preserve the habitats where they farm.

Seaweed farming is one of the most environmentally friendly types of aquaculture. Tropical carrageenan cultivation utilizes no chemical treatments, such as fertilizers. Seaweed farms help to preserve coral reefs by providing a sheltered habitat for local species of fish and invertebrates, which increases diversity where the seaweed is grown. Further, seaweed farming does not cause major physical landscape or seascape changes and can serve to mediate green house gas emissions and excess nitrogen in the water that causes harmful algae blooms.

Carrageenan is extracted from red seaweed with minimal processing. It is included in recipes for shelf-stable beverages, dairy desserts, baked goods and many other foods enjoyed across the world -- foods that taste delicious with less fat and sugar, foods that are vegan, kosher and halal.

With 7 billion people in the world to feed, it is essential to have products that can travel distances safely and arrive to needful communities intact and nutritious. According to the Harvard School of Public Health, millions of people around the world suffer from protein malnutrition. When used in protein-enriched beverages, carrageenan aids in the extension and protection of the nutritional value of protein while improving the creaminess that is affected by processing. Carrageenan is used to stabilize liquid nutritional supplements for infants and young children, ensuring safe access to nutrition for children, particularly in regions with unreliable water quality where malnutrition is prevalent.

Beyond enhancing nutrition, carrageenan also contributes to the reduction of food waste. More than 1.3 billion tons of food are wasted globally each year. When used in packaged food and beverages, carrageenan enables processes and recipes that extend shelf life, making them more widely available and less prone to waste.

Carrageenan is a valuable food additive that helps to ensure the health, safety and reach of the global food supply. The product of seaweed harvested by hand by farmers across the globe provides a sustainable foundation for the creation of a food system that can feed the world.

To learn more, visit fmccarrageenan.com.

 

 

 

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Drugs 'as American as apple pie'

CNN - 2 hours 30 min ago
It's 8 p.m. in Chelsea, Massachusetts, just across the Mystic River from Boston. For Lt. Detective David Betz, his day is about to get busy.
Categories: National News
Deer Park's annual street preservation project project came to an end on Friday. The $234,000 project included the...
Northwest MedStar, one of the region’s premier critical care transport services, Deer Park Ambulance and Stevens County...
Utilities and Transportation Commission (UTC) staff members announced on Monday an all-party agreement to settle Avista...
David Hickman of Richland has set a new state record for the largest tiger muskie caught in state...
High school football teams across the state opened up practices today. The Deer Park Stags will...
Eli and Peyton Manning try out their rapping skills.

 

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