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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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Yvonne Traynor, from the Healthy Living Award, said: "Indian food can be loaded with fat but because Balbir's now use rape seed oil and low-fat yoghurt for their creamier dishes, their food is now a lot healthier.
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.
A gang of 25 Scots eco-warriors have raided a research site to destroy a field of rape seed that had been genetically altered.
Tests have shown that it could be extended to wheat and rape seed, and thus cover most of the other half of the world population.
In 2014, oilseed rape seed dressed with clothianidin was sown on a total area of 800 hectares in a 65 km2 trial area, and untreated seed was sown on roughly 600 hectares in a reference area that was likewise 65 km2 in size.
at areas of 462,000 acres against target of 452,000 acres, Gram (channa) on 40 acres (target 40), Tomato on 255 acres (target of 259), Garlic on 218 acres (target 250), sunflower on 3000 acres (target-3171), Mustard rape seed on 3290 acres (target 3329) and Onion on 1834 acres (target 5417) in the on-going season of Rabi.
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.
Denofa, based in Fredrikstad, imports non-GMO soybeans and processes it to soy oil, soy meal and lecithin and also has rape seed processing operations in Poland.
FIELD OF GOLD: Brightly coloured rape seed was snapped near Swainby by Martin Webb in Hemlington earlier this year.