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Americas: Scientists found metals in chocolates purchased in Brazil, may affect children

Scientists have found that commercial samples of chocolate purchased in Brazil contain varying levels of lead and cadmium, which can cause health problems, and...

Europe: Scientists studies ways to prevent germination of Clostridium botulinum bacteria

Scientists from the Institute of Food Research (IFR) have discovered genes that are crucial for the germination of Clostridium (C) botulinum bacteria, which may...

Americas: Ganeden Biotech publishes study about probiotics ingredient on HIV-infected people

Ganeden Biotech has published a study in the peer-reviewed publication, AIDS Research and Human Retroviruses. The study was a randomized, double blind and placebo controlled...

Asia Pacific: Wholegrains, resistant starch can counteract potential effects of red meat diet, say...

The total consumption of red meat in Australia has almost doubled since the 1960s, according to Flinders University. As consumption increases so does the risk...

Americas: Scientists identify bacterial population that protects against food allergen sensitization

The presence of Clostridia, a common class of gut bacteria, protects against food allergies, a new study in mice finds. By inducing immune responses that...

Europe: Study finds eating almonds may lower heart disease risk

A study published in the British Journal of Nutrition shows that eating almonds daily may improve certain factors associated with heart disease risk. The randomized,...

Americas: Researchers study pizza baking performance of cheeses using imaging tools

Most consumers have an idea what they want their pizza slice to look like. Golden cheese with that dark toasted-cheese color scattered in distinct blistery...

Americas: Institute honors two student teams for food solutions for developing countries in competition

Two food science student teams—one international, one domestic—were named winners of the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) Student Association Developing Solutions for Developing Countries...

Asia Pacific: Biofortified lentils would provide adequate dietary selenium, find researchers

A PhD student has made a significant breakthrough in preventing a global deficiency of the essential mineral and micronutrient in humans called selenium, which...

Americas: 18-year study finds caffeine intake associated with lower incidence of tinnitus among women

New research from Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) finds that higher caffeine intake is associated with lower rates of tinnitus, often described as a...
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