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rapeseed

(rāp-sēd) [L. rapa, turnip]
The seed of Brassica campestris and other Brassica species, whose oil is used in the manufacture of lubricants and canola oil. The oil made from the seeds of the variety high in erucic acid is used as an industrial lubricant. Oil made from the seeds of the low-erucic-acid variety is relatively low in saturated fat and is commonly known as canola oil.

rapeseed

the seed of Target rape grown specifically for the seed and its oil.

rapeseed meal
as oil cake or meal after rapeseed oil is removed this is a high-protein feed supplement used in cattle. It can be goitrogenic because of its content of isothiocyanate but can be detoxified.
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We believe we can provide a cost efficient and convenient way to deliver nutrition to those people who can't afford vegetables or don't have access to dietary supplements, but whose diets already include rape seed oil," said Dr.
However, some consumer groups have complained that products made from rape seed, cotton and potatoes may be left out of the compulsory labeling because tracing genetic modifications in those ingredients is technically difficult.
Rape seed oil is used in margarines, salad dressings and mayonnaise.
KARACHI -- The port after a gap of one day, currently nine ships carrying Containers, Rape Seed, Palm Keernel, Chemical, Diesel Oil, Clinker Bulk and Edible Oil were berthed at Qasim International Containers Terminal, FAP Terminal, Engro Vopak Terminal, FOTCO Terminal, Multi Purpose Terminal and Liquid Cargo Terminal respectively.
V BeagleVI are currently occupying berths to load/offload containers, cement, steel coils, vegetable oil , palm oil, paraxylene, MEG, rape seed, fertilizer.
Visitors bought a wide variety of goods including art prints, cup cakes, rape seed oil and jewellery.
Serves 4 2 Trealy Farm fennel salami* For the salad 1 tbsp rape seed oil 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar 110g cooked puy lentils 180g fresh green beans, blanched and chopped 1 tbsp fresh parsley 1 tbsp chives 1 tbsp coriander salt and black pepper For the roasted squash 1 butternut squash, peeled, seeded and cut into chunks 2 garlic cloves, peeled and chopped 2 tbsp rape seed oil ' mild red chilli, seeded and finely chopped sea salt and black pepper Method Preheat the oven to 200C/400F/Gas 6.
For example, the rape seed oil used in a lot of our products is grown and harvested in rural Northumberland.
Rich in natural rape seed oil, chamomile and glycerine.
FIELD OF GOLD: Brightly coloured rape seed was snapped near Swainby by Martin Webb in Hemlington earlier this year.
Cooking oil will be next because rape seed is being used for bio-fuels too, as are a host of other plants and crops.
He also condemns the production of biodiesel from rape seed because the crop generates nitrous oxide, which is a more powerful global warming gas than carbon dioxide.