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Europe: Researchers convert lactose into alcohol

Researchers from the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, have developed a patented technology which uses lactic acid bacteria to efficiently convert lactose...

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...

Asia Pacific: Detecting trace amounts of pesticide in less than two hours

Food scientists from the National University of Singapore developed a rapid and highly sensitive screening technique capable of detecting minute amounts of pyrethroids in...

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...

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...

Europe: VVT receives award for cellulose packaging

The Ellen MacArthur Foundation awarded VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland for a packaging solution made of cellulose in Davos, Switzerland in January 2018....

Europe: Experiment proves HDPE can be recycled at least 10 times

ESE World has carried out the first practical experiment to demonstrate that HDPE can be recycled at least 10 times and further processed under...

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...

Asia Pacific: Blueberry vinegar could boost brain health in mice

Blueberry vinegar could restore cognitive function in mice, according to a report in American Chemical Society's Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. Recent studies have...
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