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November 30, 2017 'Scary' prediction for U.S. kids: 57% could be obese by age 35Source: USA Today
A whopping 57% of the nation’s children and teens will be obese by age 35 if current trends continue, according to a sobering new study out Wednesday.
November 28, 2017 Germany swings EU vote in favor of weed-killer glyphosateSource: Reuters
BRUSSELS - Germany defeated its key EU ally France in a very tight vote on Monday to clear the use of weed-killer glyphosate for the next five years after a heated debate over whether it causes cancer.
November 22, 2017 A vegan US: good for earth, problematic for peopleSource: The Business Times
[WASHINGTON] What would a vegan America look like? An herbivore population would enjoy a drop in greenhouse-gas emissions, but also face deficiencies in calcium, vitamins A and B12 and fatty acids.
Source: The Daily Beast
Glantz and Kearns have uncovered evidence over the past few years that shows the sugar industry was heavily involved in muffling research that indicated its product was dangerous to health.
November 20, 2017 Trader Joe's Recalls Packaged Salads Over Concern They May Contain Glass or Plastic FragmentsSource: People.com
On Saturday, Trader Joe’s recalled three of its packaged salads after a supplier reported the products may contain pieces of glass or hard plastic.
November 14, 2017 Food safety risks, costs, waste likely to increase in ‘clean’ eraSource: Food Safety News
Two veteran food science and human nutrition experts at Iowa State University are worried about food safety eroding and food waste piling up because of millennials’ demands “clean food.”
November 14, 2017 Chipotle Says There's No Link to ‘Supergirl’ Actor's IllnessSource: Bloomberg
Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. said there’s no connection between the company and an illness suffered by “Supergirl” actor Jeremy Jordan, who blamed the burrito chain for making him severely sick.
Philadelphia has drawn national attention for its sweetened-drinks tax and how it is cutting into sales of the beverages. But a new study finds that all across the nation, people have been drinking less soda and sugary beverages...
Source: Organic Authority.com
New research published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute this week found no link between exposure to glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto’s best-selling herbicide, Roundup, and an increased risk of...
he World Health Organization (WHO) wants to curb the dangerous rise of global antibiotic resistance, and is asking farmers all over the world to help, by changing the way they keep their herds and flocks healthy.
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