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Americas: Researchers release high-yielding red rice

Researchers from Cornell University and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Agricultural Research Service are releasing a nutritious red rice cultivar that should appeal...

Americas: Junk food tax is viable, say researchers

A federal tax on junk food is both legally and administratively feasible, according to researchers at New York University (NYU) College of Global Public...

Americas: Tool detects bacteria in water or a food sample

Food scientists at the University of Massachusetts Amherst have developed a new, rapid and low-cost method for detecting bacteria in water or a food...

World: Consumers want quick, healthy breakfast, report finds

A DSM survey conducted in seven countries shows that breakfast is a meal under pressure. About 25% of respondents say they spend just five...

Americas: Long-term consumption of fish oils damages the liver, research finds

An international group of scientists led by the University of Granada (UGR) has demonstrated that the long-term intake of sunflower or fish oils damages...

Americas: DSM releases packaging with a ‘feel’

DSM releases Skins, a series of resins that enhances the sense of touch for graphic and packaging design. The resins, launched via the characters Rubbert...

Americas: Curcumin found to improve memory, mood

Daily consumption of a certain form of curcumin — the substance that gives Indian curry its bright color — improved memory and mood in...

Americas: Artificial sweeteners may be cancer-fighting in the future, say researchers

Artificial sweeteners are used in diet drinks and foods but also could someday be used as treatments targeting carbonic anhydrase IX (CA IX), a...

Americas: Building food safety harmony in Canada

The US is not the only country in North America that pushing forward with major food safety regulations. Canada, its northern neighbor, has been upping...

Americas: Build infrastructure, transfer knowledge for food safety, 3M

Each day, food safety issues gain more relevance and importance throughout Latin American countries. Meanwhile, global markets and international trade bodies are pushing standards and...
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