News tagged with pistachios

A new cryptic spider species from Africa

The species from the genus Copa are very common spiders found in the leaf litter of various habitats. Being predominantly ground-living, they occur widely in savanna woodlands but also occasionally in forests, ...

Mar 07, 2013
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New test can precisely pinpoint food pathogens

(PhysOrg.com) -- With Salmonella-tainted ground turkey sickening more than 100 people and Listeria-contaminated cantaloupes killing 15 this year, the ability to detect outbreaks of food-borne illness and determine their sources ...

Oct 25, 2011
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Pistachios make healthy decafs

If caffeine gets your blood pumping more than it should, here's a piece of good news: when roasted appropriately, pistachios can become a tasty and healthier substitute for coffee, with all the aromas and ...

Jun 23, 2011
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Pistachios offer multiple benefits

(PhysOrg.com) -- Pistachio nuts, eaten as part of a healthy diet, can increase the levels of antioxidants in the blood of adults with high cholesterol, according to an international team of nutritional scientists.

May 20, 2010
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Pistachios may reduce lung cancer risk

A diet that incorporates a daily dose of pistachios may help reduce the risk of lung and other cancers, according to data presented at the American Association for Cancer Research Frontiers in Cancer Prevention Research Conference, ...

Dec 08, 2009
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Pistachio warning could signal food safety shift

(AP) -- It could take weeks before health officials know exactly which pistachio products may be tainted with salmonella, but they've already issued a sweeping warning to avoid eating the nuts or foods containing ...

Apr 01, 2009
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Pistachio company: Raw nuts may be bacteria source

(AP) -- The company at the center of a nationwide pistachio recall says the salmonella contamination could have come from raw nuts during processing but not a human or animal source in its plant.

Mar 31, 2009
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