Saturday, August 26, 2006

The Hutchinson News, Hutchinson, Kan., | Regional News

The Hutchinson News, Hutchinson, Kan., | Regional News:
by Tim vandenack -- August 24, 2006
"As envisioned in a complex flow chart outlining the plans, waste from one facility would be used to help power another. For instance, flue gas, or combustion exhaust, from the coal-fired generators would be fed into the algae reactor, which would produce the algae oil that would power the biodiesel plant.
Manure, animal fat, paunch and wastewater from area feedlots, packing plants and dairies also would figure heavy in the mix. Fat, more properly known as tallow, would help run the biodiesel plant, while wastewater and manure would be fed into the anaerobic digester, which would generate the methane that would help run the ethanol plant."

Stay Healthy the Stevia Way (Diabetics, Weight Loss, Children) - Ray Sahelian M.D. - Donna Gates - HealthWorld Online

Stay Healthy the Stevia Way (Diabetics, Weight Loss, Children) - Ray Sahelian M.D. - Donna Gates - HealthWorld Online:
"The availability of artificial sweeteners has been of enormous benefit to diabetics. However, there's always been a concern that over consumption of these synthetic sweeteners may cause some unknown harm to the body. Could stevia substitution be a good alternative in diabetics? We believe so."

Monday, August 21, 2006

Pilot Cellulosic Ethanol Refinery to be Located with new PA Corn Refinery

BioEnergy International to Build Pennsylvania's First Ethanol Plant in Clearfield County:
August 18, 2006
"The plant will employ conventional corn-based technology and will be among the largest east of the Mississippi River, and one of the nation�s top 10, based on output.
The smaller pilot-cellulose plant will use BioEnergy�s ground-breaking technology to produce fuels using locally available organic wastes, such as wood and agricultural residue."

Saturday, August 19, 2006

Stevia can help meet Bangladesh sugar crisis

�Stevia� can help meet sugar crisis: "Talking to BSS ,herbal scientist Dr. Alamgir Mati said the compound made of stevai leaf is 300 times sweetener than our common sugar."

Stevia Closer to Approval by World Health Organization

The Rich Herb of the Guaran�:
by Alejandro Sciscioli
"This year, the Joint Expert Committee on Food Additives (JECFA) of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the World Health Organization (WHO), which is testing for safety, put stevia on a temporary list as a step towards it definitive inclusion in the Codex Alimentarius.
The Codex compiles international agreements on minimum food standards and associated matters, to protect the health of the consumer, ensure quality and facilitate commercial trade of foods. "