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MATE. The second officer on board of a merchant ship or vessel.
     2. He has the right to sue in the admiralty as a common mariner for wages. 1. Pet. Adm. Dee. 246.
     3. When, on the death of the master, the mate assumes the command, he succeeds to the rights and duties of the principal officer. 1 Sumn. 157; 3 Mason, 161; 4 Mason, 196; See 7 Conn. 239; 4 Mason, 641 4 Wash. C. C. 838.

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A partir de esta situacion y, en consonancia con las politicas economicas en boga durante la epoca, se creo la Comision Reguladora de la Yerba Mate (CRYM); es el organismo nacional destinado a regular la forma y magnitud del incremento de la produccion mediante la administracion de autorizaciones de implantacion a los productores solicitantes (Schamber, 2000).
La investigacion tiene como objetivo conocer y comparar las rotulaciones obligatorias en los envases de Yerba Mate de Argentina, Brasil, Paraguay y Uruguay, como tambien identificar rotulaciones facultativas, tal el caso de la informacion nutricional, de acuerdo al Codigo Alimentario Argentino, el cual define con la denominacion de Yerba Mate o Yerba al producto formado por las hojas desecadas, ligeramente tostadas y desmenuzadas, de Ilex paraguariensis Saint Hilaire (Aquifoliacea) exclusivamente, mezcladas o no con fragmentos de ramas secas jovenes, peciolos y pedunculos florales.
Guayaki (available at Safeway, Wegmans, 7-Eleven and elsewhere) is one of a handful of companies paving the way for yerba mate in the U.
Many studies have tentatively linked yerba mate consumption with cancer prevention.
Amanda exports between 7 million and 8 million kilos of yerba mate a year, says Torres, and has sold a dozen Mate Bar stations in Spain and France and this year expects to head to the United States.
Sellers of yerba mate products claim it raises energy levels, so pairing it with already caffeinated coffee beans could provide quite the boost.
Yerba mate, Ilex paraguariensis, or erva mate in Portuguese, comes from the Aquifoliaceae holly family, native to South America, and has numerous common names, including congonha, erveira, Paraguay cayi, Paraguay tea, South American holly, mateteestrauch, erva-verdadeira, St.
Claims about yerba mate being "nature's most perfect beverage" or "the beverage of the Gods" are just hot air.
There's nothing to suggest that Estrin D's "core ingredients"--the South American herbs yerba mate, guarana, and damiana--are particularly helpful for middle-aged women.
Of almost 60 products, the most cutting-edge for food industry professionals included Spain's Cabrales cheese, South America's yerba mate, arepas and annato oil.
An exploratory experiment was conducted to investigate the effects of coffee, guarana, and yerba mate on mood and performance, and to determine any potential of these beverages to overcome the soporific effects of lunch.
Yerba mate tea, a traditional South American drink believed to aid digestion and boost energy, is now sold at stores such as Whole Foods and Trader Joe's by San Luis Obispo-based Guayaki Sustainable Rainforest Products Inc.