Delivering Vitamins In Gelatin Capsules


byAlma Abell

Private label vitamins can be produced in different forms; the common methods are liquid, tablets and gelatin capsules. Although these are the common delivery methods, high dosage vitamins can be delivered intravenously but this must be done under doctor supervision. Gelatin capsules are often used for the delivery of drugs and supplements, especially those that are in powder form. A gelatin capsule is little more than a small, two part shell that is used to enclose the active ingredients. Gelatin capsules are virtually tasteless and odorless and they do not cause any digestive problems. Gelatin is quite inert and does not interact with the contents.

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There are certain substances that can hard to swallow; a good example is fish oil. By putting this in a gelatin capsule, it makes it considerably easier for many people to ingest it. This is true as well with certain spices that are beneficial when taken as a supplement; this includes cayenne pepper and cinnamon. The taste of the contents is eliminated and as the capsule dissolves in the stomach, the private label vitamins and other supplements are released with no perceptible taste.

Another major advantage to gelatin capsules is the fact that the dosage is uniform. Capsules which contain commercial drugs are closely monitored as to dosage, it must be accurate. Many people who take supplements which are in powder form purchase the empty capsules in bulk and fill them at home. This is quite acceptable as the dosage of supplements does not have to be as accurate as drugs.

Gelatin is a product which comes from either pig or cattle bones; it can also come from fish. Because of the source, drugs and supplements that are delivered by gelatin capsule may not be acceptable to vegans, vegetarians and those that must avoid certain animals due to their religion.

As a result of these aversions, capsules are also produced from vegetable matter. These capsules are based on cellulose or an edible polymer. Although these capsules, also available in one or two parts, are a little more expensive, it does allow those who cannot tolerate gelatin capsules to partake of the supplement. Vegetarian capsules do not have the same shelf life as gelatin as they tend to be softer; as a result the product is usually packaged in smaller quantities so it is purchased freshly packed.

CanadaVOTES: NDP incumbent David Christopherson running in Hamilton Centre


Friday, September 26, 2008

On October 14, 2008, Canadians will be heading to the polls for the federal election. New Democratic Party incumbent David Christopherson is standing for re-election in the riding of Hamilton Centre.

From 1985-1990, he served as a Hamilton City Councillor for Ward Four. He was elected to Ontario legislature in 1990, defeating a Liberal cabinet minister. Under Bob Rae, Christopherson served as Minister of Correctional Services and Solicitor-General. He did not seek re-election to legislature in 2003, opting to run for mayor of Hamilton. Considered a frontrunner, he lost to Larry Di Ianni.

He returned to politics just months later, changing his focus to federal politics. Christopherson beat Liberal cabinet minister Stan Keyes, the incumbent, serving as NDP critic for cities, community infrastructure, labour and steel policy. He has served as a member of the House of Commons Standing Committee on Public Accounts, and Deputy Chair of the Parliamentary Steel Caucus.

Wikinews contacted David Christopherson, to talk about the issues facing Canadians, and what they and their party would do to address them. Wikinews is in the process of contacting every candidate, in every riding across the country, no matter their political stripe. All interviews are conducted over e-mail, and interviews are published unedited, allowing candidates to impart their full message to our readers, uninterrupted.

First elected in 2004, David Christopherson is the only MP to have represented Hamilton Centre, which was created in 2003 from parts of three other ridings. Only 38 km², small versus other area ridings, its located on the south side of Hamilton Harbour. Alphabetically, Christopherson’s challengers are Anthony Giles (Libertarian), John Livingstone (Green), Lisa Nussey (Marxist-Leninist), Leon O’Connor (Conservative), Ryan Sparrow (Communist), and Helen M. Wilson (Liberal).

For more information, visit the campaign’s official website, listed below.

US Senate approves $10.5 billon in aid for Hurricane Katrina victims


Friday, September 2, 2005

The United States Senate has cut short their summer recess and has arrived in Washington to approve a $10.5 billion aid bill to victims of Katrina as requested by President George W. Bush.The United States House of Representatives is expected to pass a similar bill later today.

Bush has told Congress he will ask for more funds in the coming weeks. Most of the money will go to the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the rest will go to the Pentagon which is dispatching ships to the area.

Bush has also asked his father, former President George H.W. Bush and former President Bill Clinton to help raise private funds for relief like they did for the December 2004 tsunami in Asia.

Over two dozen nations, some with assets in the area, have offered aid to the city of New Orleans, but President George W. Bush has refused any aid from foreign nations which does not take the form of cash.

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General Motors automobile sales plunge by 45%


Wednesday, April 1, 2009

General Motors Corporation (GM) announced on Wednesday that it saw a 45% drop in United States vehicle sales for its cars in March.

Executives from several auto firms, however, said that there was some hope for the auto industry to stabilise, as car sales rebounded in the last week of March.

“The market is starting to show small signs of life which need to be nourished like seedlings,” said the vice president and chairman of Chrysler LLC Jim Press. “It’s too early to see a trend, but spring shows signs of hope.”

Other automobile manufacturers also saw their car sales slip: Chrysler and the Japanese Toyota both reported a 39% loss, whilst Ford Motor Company sales fell 41%.

Annualised sales of vehicles in the car industry in the US are predicted to have dipped below nine million in March, compared to February’s 9.12 million, which was the lowest number since 1981.

“Auto makers are pulling every lever in their effort to attract buyers, as evidenced by the new programs from Ford and GM. The typical incentive programs simply do not resonate in today’s economy,” Jesse Toprak, an analyst for Edmunds.

Ford shares gained 2.3% to a level of US$2.69 in early trading at US stock markets on Wednesday, while stocks for Toyota’s US depository increased 5.9% to $67. GM shares slipped 1.6% down to $1.92.

Owsley Stanley, icon of 1960s counterculture, dies at 76


Thursday, March 17, 2011

Owsley Stanley, mass-producer of LSD, the drug underlying much of the culture of the 1960s California hippie era, died Sunday in a car accident in Australia at the age of 76, his family announced on Tuesday.

According to The New York Times, “Mr. Stanley lent the ’60s a great deal of its color — like White Lightning, Monterey Purple and Blue Cheer, the varieties of his LSD that were among the most popular.”

Stanley, a talented, self-taught chemist who was known for the purity of his LSD, supplied the drug to such music groups as the Grateful Dead, the Beatles, and Jimi Hendrix, and provided the acid for Ken Kesey and his Merry Pranksters, whose antics were recorded by Tom Wolfe in the The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test. The Rolling Stones once called his acid “the best LSD in the world … the genuine Owsley.”

He was also an early sound engineer and designed the high-fidelity sound system for the live rock concerts of the Grateful Dead, known as the “wall of sound”. It was essentially a massive public address system made up of 600 speakers that enabled musicians to mix their sound from the stage and reduce distortion. His recordings of Grateful Dead live performances, some having been commercially released, are valued as a documentary of their early music.

Sam Cutler, formerly the tour manager of the Rolling Stones, said of Stanley: “He was a very sophisticated man, an amalgam of scientist and engineer, chemist and artist.”

I remember the first time I took acid and walked outside, and the cars were kissing the parking meters

Stanley was born in Kentucky and studied engineering briefly at the University of Virginia before dropping out and joining the Air Force. In 1958, he moved to California and worked at a wide variety of jobs, before enrolling at the UC at Berkeley in 1963, at a time when drug use was pervasive. He got his first taste of LSD in April 1964 which transformed him. “I remember the first time I took acid and walked outside, and the cars were kissing the parking meters,” he said in an interview with the Rolling Stone Magazine in 2007.

Deciding to provide his own LSD to ensure its quality, Stanley created his own lab to produce it. According to The Washington Post, “Working at first from a makeshift bathroom laboratory in Berkeley, Mr. Stanley produced at least 1 million doses of LSD between 1965 and 1967.” His LSD was widely distributed. The lab was raided and he spent two years in prison.

Stanley moved to Australia in the 1980s when he become convinced the Northern Hemisphere would be destroyed in the coming of a new ice age. He lived in the Australian bush near Cairns, Queensland.

Commonwealth Bank of Australia CEO apologies for financial planning scandal


Thursday, July 3, 2014

Ian Narev, the CEO of the Commonwealth Bank of Australia, this morning “unreservedly” apologised to clients who lost money in a scandal involving the bank’s financial planning services arm.

Last week, a Senate enquiry found financial advisers from the Commonwealth Bank had made high-risk investments of clients’ money without the clients’ permission, resulting in hundreds of millions of dollars lost. The Senate enquiry called for a Royal Commission into the bank, and the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC).

Mr Narev stated the bank’s performance in providing financial advice was “unacceptable”, and the bank was launching a scheme to compensate clients who lost money due to the planners’ actions.

In a statement Mr Narev said, “Poor advice provided by some of our advisers between 2003 and 2012 caused financial loss and distress and I am truly sorry for that. […] There have been changes in management, structure and culture. We have also invested in new systems, implemented new processes, enhanced adviser supervision and improved training.”

An investigation by Fairfax Media instigated the Senate inquiry into the Commonwealth Bank’s financial planning division and ASIC.

Whistleblower Jeff Morris, who reported the misconduct of the bank to ASIC six years ago, said in an article for The Sydney Morning Herald that neither the bank nor ASIC should be in control of the compensation program.

Tus Documentos Pr – Documentos Legales, Formularios Y Contratos


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Tus Documentos PR es un portal en línea dedicado a la descarga de documentos legales, formularios y contratos adaptados y actualizados según las regulaciones de Puerto Rico. Organizado de forma clara y por temas, en este sitio web puedes encontrar casi cualquier documento legal que necesites y, si no fuera así, puedes ponerte en contacto con los administradores para recibir un presupuesto del tipo de documento que desees.

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Siguiendo la lógica de que si una cosa funciona hay que seguir usándola, muchos profesionales jurídicos de Puerto Rico utilizan a diario modelos de documentos, que ya han sido usados anteriormente, para evitar tener que volver a escribirlos por completo. La redacción de un documento desde cero no solo supone una forma poco eficiente de emplear el tiempo de trabajo del profesional, sino que también aumenta las posibilidades de cometer errores. Por el contrario, con un modelo bien redactado el profesional se puede centrar en adaptar el modelo al caso que le atañe con la seguridad de que el resto del documento ya ha sido revisado, por lo que no necesitará grandes modificaciones.

Si bien el profesional siempre debe comprobar el documento en plenitud, pronto notará que las comprobaciones de un trabajo bien hecho requieren mucho menos tiempo que la redacción de un documento completo ante una hoja en blanco. En todo caso, asegúrese siempre de leer los documentos de nuevo antes de presentarlos y de que sus clientes lean y entiendan lo que dice y las consecuencias que tiene su presentación.

En algunos casos será necesario escribir sus propios documentos. Incluso en esos momentos, nuestros modelos pueden servirle como ayuda y servirle como ejemplo en cuanto a estructura, el lenguaje utilizado y la forma de presentar los datos.

En Tus Documentos PR puede encontrar documentos relacionados con el derecho familiar, comercial, demandas por daños y perjuicios, instancias, documentos relacionados con el derecho laboral, documentos para bienes raíces, para compraventas e incluso contratos para construcciones o un modelo de presupuesto familiar.

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Nuclear plant sealed off after traces of explosives found on bag


Wednesday, May 21, 2008

At least two men in Sweden were arrested after security officials at the Oskarshamn Nuclear Power Plant discovered traces of an explosive material on a plastic bag. Oskarshamnsverkets Kraftgrupp OKG operates the plant, which is one of three nuclear power plants in Sweden.

Reports say that on the outside of a bag was Acetone peroxide, or TATP, primarily used as a high yield explosive, but is also an organic peroxide used in making chemicals for cleaning.

The unidentified men in their 40’s to 50’s, who were contractors and welders hired for doing work at the plant, were stopped as they entered the plant. Authorities were called to the scene along with the bomb squad, who sealed off parts of the plant when they detected the explosive material on a bag’s handle. Security detected the material in what is described by CNN as a “routine” security check. Police believe it was on one of the man’s hands when it rubbed off onto the bag, but no bomb was found after an extensive search. Both men have been charged with attempted sabotage and are still undergoing interrogation. Both face sentences of up to two years in prison.

Plant officials state that the plant has never received a threat “not in the past, not now, and we have no threat for the future,” said President of OKG, Lars Thuring. “The only thing that we have found is this trace of explosives in the bag.”

TATP is “very unstable, very sensitive to both friction and shocks,” said Swedish Defense Research Agency expert, Svante Karlsson. A small amount could cause serious damage to someone handling the material which is described as ‘Mother of Satan’. Would-be ‘shoe bomber’ Richard Reid used the substance in an attempt to blow up American Airlines flight 63 from Paris, France to Miami, Florida in 2001. The same substance was also used in the July 2005 bombings in London, England.

The plant’s reactors, where the men were scheduled to work, were turned off on May 11 for routine maintenance. The rest of the plant’s operations were not interrupted.