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December 12, 2018

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December 12, 2018

Transforming Our Food System to Ensure a Sustainable Future

Dec. 6, 2018 — By 2050, the world will have almost 10 billion people. It will be impossible to feed everyone without exacerbating poverty, accelarting deforestation and increasing GHG emissions unless we start ... read more

High Lead Levels Found in Some Spices Purchased Abroad: New York City Cases

Dec. 5, 2018 — Investigations of lead poisoning cases in New York City have found high levels of lead in certain spices purchased abroad, a new study ... read more

A Mediterranean Diet in Pregnancy Is Associated With Lower Risk of Accelerated Growth

Dec. 3, 2018 — Over 2,700 women and their children participated in this study that highlights the benefits of a healthy ... read more

Planting More Hedgerows and Trees Could Help Bees Thrive Once Again

Nov. 30, 2018 — Planting more hedgerows and trees could hold the key to helping UK bees thrive once again, a new study argues. And researchers suggest artificial intelligence could be used as a tool to design our ... read more

Authenticating the Geographic Origin of Hazelnuts

Nov. 28, 2018 — Hazelnuts, like olive oil, cheese and other agricultural products, differ in flavor depending on their geographic origin. Because consumers and processors are willing to pay more for better nuts -- ... read more

Nov. 28, 2018 — The nutritional qualities of shellfish could be significantly reduced by future ocean acidification and warming, a new study ... read more

Orange Juice, Leafy Greens and Berries May Be Tied to Decreased Memory Loss in Men

Nov. 21, 2018 — Eating leafy greens, dark orange and red vegetables and berry fruits, and drinking orange juice may be associated with a lower risk of memory loss over time in ... read more

Snails Become Risk-Takers When Hungry

Nov. 21, 2018 — Research demonstrates that snails take more risks when hungry, risking potentially harmful substances in order to ... read more

New Treatment to Protect People With Peanut Allergies Ready for FDA Review

Nov. 19, 2018 — Medical researchers have developed a new treatment for protection against accidental exposure to ... read more

Milk Allergy Affects Half of US Food-Allergic Kids Under Age 1

Nov. 16, 2018 — New research found that over two percent of all US children under the age of 5 have a milk allergy, and 53 percent of food-allergic infants under age 1 have a cow's milk ... read more

Nov. 15, 2018 — A study using animal-attached technology to measure food consumption in four very different wild vertebrates has revealed that animals using a high-risk strategy to find rarer food are particularly ... read more

Nov. 15, 2018 — The sight or smell of something delicious is often enough to get your mouth watering, but the physiological response to food perception may go well beyond your salivary glands. New research in mice ... read more

Variance in Gut Microbiome in Himalayan Populations Linked to Dietary Lifestyle

Nov. 15, 2018 — The gut bacteria of four Himalayan populations differ based on their dietary lifestyles, according to a new ... read more

Should You Eat a Low-Gluten Diet?

Nov. 15, 2018 — When healthy people eat a low-gluten and fiber-rich diet compared with a high-gluten diet they experience less intestinal discomfort including less bloating which researchers show are due to changes ... read more

Resistant Bacteria: Can Raw Vegetables and Salad Pose a Health Risk?

Nov. 15, 2018 — Salad is popular with people who want to maintain a balanced and healthy diet. Salad varieties are often offered for sale ready-cut and film-packaged. It is known that these types of fresh produce ... read more

Nov. 14, 2018 — Researchers have developed a wireless system that leverages the cheap RFID tags already on hundreds of billions of products to sense potential food contamination -- with no hardware modifications ... read more

Microorganisms Help Production

Nov. 13, 2018 — Oil is still the most economically attractive resource for fuels and basic chemicals that can be used to manufacture everyday products such as plastic bottles and detergent. New biotechnological ... read more

Salmonella Found to Be Resistant to Different Classes of Antibiotics

Nov. 9, 2018 — Common bacteria that cause foodborne diseases are resistant to antibiotics used to treat infections, according to research that identified 39 genes responsible for this ... read more

How Many Calories Do You Burn? It Depends on Time of Day

Nov. 8, 2018 — Researchers have made the surprising discovery that the number of calories people burn while at rest changes with the time of day. When at rest, people burn 10 percent more calories in the late ... read more

Nov. 8, 2018 — Tea drinkers who seek the popular beverage's soothing flavor without its explosive caffeine jolt could soon have a new, naturally low-caffeine option. Scientists report that a recently ... read more

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