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The future of food

The future of food

A range of issues hitting the food industry in Europe came under
the spotlight last month at symposium in Germany co-ordinated by
gelatine giant Gelita.

US-funded GM talks kick off

US-funded GM talks kick off

Agriculture ministers from around the world are gathering in
Sacramento, California today for the start of a three-day
conference on genetically engineered food and farming. With the
breakdown of discussions last week between the...

USDA goes public

USDA goes public

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) is to conduct a
stakeholder's listening session on food safety research priorities
in on 30 June 2003.

The dynamics of Listeria

The dynamics of Listeria

A variety of factors play a role in whether food-borne bacteria
actually make people sick, and a better understanding of the
infection process from food-borne bacteria could certainly lead to
ways to stop such illnesses from occurring,...

Solae sues ADM

Solae sues ADM

Just a few months old, the recently formed alliance between US
agribusiness giant Bunge and DuPont Protein Technologies - Solae -
has already filed a complaint with a court in the US claiming that
the companies Archer Daniels Midland...

The value of creatine

The value of creatine

Creatine serum supplements may have no effect on muscle ATP or
creatine stores, say researchers, who report that one particular
liquid serum had no effect on 40 subjects tested.

Stick to the spinach?

Stick to the spinach?

Does iron fortification work ? And if so, how ? Scientists from the
US government are working on a new study to investigate the
absorption and utilisation - the bioavailability - of various iron
sources used to fortify foods today.

Tea beats halitosis

Tea beats halitosis

Who would have thought it? A nice cup of tea to combat those
embarassing bad breath moments. Scientists in the US have found
compounds in tea can stop the growth of bacteria that cause bad
breath.

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