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cereal

1. any grass that produces an edible grain, such as oat, rye, wheat, rice, maize, sorghum, and millet
2. the grain produced by such a plant
3. of or relating to any of these plants or their products

cereal

[′sir·ē·əl]
(botany)
Any member of the grass family (Graminae) which produces edible, starchy grains usable as food by humans and livestock. Also known as grain.
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recalled up to 3 million pounds of cereal nationwide Friday because of a possible link to salmonella poisoning in 12 states.
said there had been some "positive progress" since it reported on the healthiness of breakfast cereals in 2006.
Contact Dorset Cereals on tel 01305 751000 or visit www.
Cereal Partners, which has now established a link with Disney, has since had success with other limited editions, although these have tended to be linked to a parent brand.
Meanwhile, Kellogg has been losing market share to cheaper knockoffs of its Corn Flakes, Rice Krispies and other mainstay cereals.
Because the high-fiber cereals used in these studies contained fewer calories per serving than the low- or no-fiber cereals selected for comparison, one might expect people who breakfast on them to compensate by eating more at lunch, note Allen S.
Minnesota-based cereal manufacturer offers broad selection of whole grain breakfast options
For the first time ever in the UK, a gluten-free breakfast cereal will sit alongside other well-known brands in the mainstream cereal aisle, marking a breakthrough in the availability of gluten-free cereal products.
Special K used to be the diet cereal (thanks to Kellogg's marketing department, not the contents of the box).
Since the original publication of the first edition of this book in 1990, significant advances have occurred in the topics that it considered: the cereal industry has grown dramatically; technological advances have occurred, and environmental management has become a critical part of the manufacturing picture.
Kids, cereal and bean-bag toys - what a combination.