Genaissance Pharmaceuticals, Monsanto and the Agricultural Research
Service (ARS) have formed a triple alliance to draw up a genetic
map of the soybean, the companies announced today, writes
Drinks manufacturers competing for market share in coffee products
will welcome new technology from Swiss scientists that should shed
light on the complex roasting process associated with the appeal of
The FDA has said it will review the report published last week by
the WHO, which confirmed that high levels of the carcinogen
acrylamide are still being found in 7000 food items, particularly
French fries, potato crisps and coffee,...
The US Centre for Disease Control has helped to create a climate of
fear by exaggerating America's obesity crisis, claims a consumer
and industry group, as one major cereal producer warns the whole
obesity issue is becoming too...
Variation in taste genes could open up new opportunities for the
food industry, as well as parents, to devise better strategies to
enhance fruit and vegetable acceptance in children who are
sensitive to bitter taste, claim researchers.
Scientists have identified a molecular mechanism in the liver that explains how consuming foods rich in saturated fats and trans-fatty acids can send blood levels of cholesterol and triglycerides soaring.