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Research & Insights
Source: Food Safety News
A new Consumer Reports (CR) study released Friday found that 60 percent of 342 samples of frozen shrimp it tested contained Salmonella, Vibrio, Listeria, or E. coli, and 2 percent tested positive for the superbug MRSA...
April 7, 2015 Fateful Harvest: A Reuters Special ReportSource: Reuters
The farmers of Brazil have become the world’s top exporters of sugar, orange juice, coffee, beef, poultry and soybeans. They’ve also earned a more dubious distinction: In 2012, Brazil passed the United States as the largest buyer...
Artificial sweeteners – and their most popular protégé, diet soda – haven’t exactly been the nutritional godsends they were supposed to be. In the last 30 years, their consumption has risen considerably, but so have obesity and...
Source: The Guardian
Future generations may have to make do with more expensive and poorer quality produce, including meat and dairy, because of the impact of climate change, according to new research.
March 12, 2015 Don't Be Fooled: Fast Food Still Isn't Healthy
Boston - according to Yale's îRudd Center for Food Policy and Obesityî. But let's be clear about a couple of things. First of all, these changes are business decisions, not public health ones. This is about marketing:...
Source: Medical News Today
A study published in the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior has reported that 46% of energy drink advertisements broadcast on television are aired on channels featuring content and themes likely to appeal to teenagers.
February 23, 2015 Caramel coloring in cola drinks raises risks of cancer – StudySource: Times Gazette
The chemical process generated while producing the caramel coloring used in most cola drinks has been found to raise the risks of cancer for one in every 100,000 people that consume the drink – a new research states.
February 3, 2015 Mercury levels rising in Pacific yellowfin tuna, study saysSource: LA Times
Mercury levels in yellowfin tuna caught in the Pacific Ocean have been rising at a 3.8% annual rate since 1998, according to a new study..
Source: Star Tribune
But it goes fast when your budget stretches from aging highways to medical care to space travel and more.Here's an agency-by-agency look at how President Barack Obama would spend Americans' money in the 2016 budget year beginning...
January 30, 2015 How environmentally friendly is fast food? New report has answers: Oregon environment roundupSource: Oregon Live
The nonprofits As You Sow and Natural Resources Defense Council have examined more than 40 U.S. companies’ practices when it comes to packaging recyclability, compostability, and other indicators. Their report, which will be...
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