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Americas: Purdue crop storage bag commercializes

The Purdue Improved Crop Storage (PICS) bag that is designed to prevent insect-caused post-harvest losses for farmers in developing countries, is now commercially available...

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

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...

World: RTD tea is evolving, states report

India currently vies with China as the world’s biggest packaged tea for household consumption market. From Mintel's estimates, India consumed a total retail volume...

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: Researchers could remove sulfites from wine

Since the time of the Roman Empire, winemakers have added sulfites to preserve their products. Sulfites, a class of compounds including sulfur dioxide and...

Americas: Sonoco FRESH initiative rolls out

Sonoco and Clemson University embarks on the Sonoco FRESH (Food Research Excellence for Safety and Health) initiative that will develop new technologies and new...

Asia Pacific: Researchers create an alcoholic beverage from soy

A research team from the National University of Singapore (NUS) has successfully turned tofu whey, a liquid that is generated from the production of...

Americas: The young still like their sweet drinks, report

Although children and adults drank less sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) from 2003 and 2014, researchers find consumption remains high among adolescents and young adults, and...