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Sat-fat diet harms the mind as well as the body: Mouse data - NutraIngredients.com


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Sat-fat diet harms the mind as well as the body: Mouse data
NutraIngredients.com
Physiologically, the SFHFD mice also showed greater visceral fat deposition, reduced insulin sensitivity, higher glucose levels and increased peripheral inflammation, compared with the olive oil-fed mice or controls. The changes in the mice occurred in ...

Chobani stays on top by staying in front - Packaging World


Packaging World

Chobani stays on top by staying in front
Packaging World
And the last was the social side of food, products associated with family dinners, potlucks, barbeques, etc., “where food becomes a social currency that brings people together,” Maschmeyer explains. One example is the Chobani Flip platform, which ...

Seed terms that every gardener should know - New Jersey Herald


New Jersey Herald

Seed terms that every gardener should know
New Jersey Herald
The specter of genetically engineered food has most gardeners asking, "Is this seed safe? How do I know if the seeds offered for sale are GMO?" The Home Garden Seed Organization has provided some very helpful definitions of terms used in catalogs and ...

SunOpta (STKL) & Kraft Heinz Foods (NYSE:HNZ) Head to Head Comparison - Dispatch Tribunal


Dispatch Tribunal

SunOpta (STKL) & Kraft Heinz Foods (NYSE:HNZ) Head to Head Comparison
Dispatch Tribunal
Kraft Heinz Foods (NYSE: HNZ) and SunOpta (NASDAQ:STKL) are both non-cyclical consumer goods & services companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, valuation ...

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Who are the donors taking on GMOs? - Devex


Devex

Who are the donors taking on GMOs?
Devex
In part three of this series, we look at what role GMOs are playing in development assistance — and why they attract support. Public information remains scarce, but two donors have been particularly open about their efforts to use GMOs to help fight ...

Asheville's ambivalent relationship with sweeteners - Mountain Xpress


Mountain Xpress

Asheville's ambivalent relationship with sweeteners
Mountain Xpress
“We stay away from highly processed foods because they're more likely to have added sugar,” Meyers says. “But we do have times we enjoy sugar. When we go to a party, we tell the kids to go nuts and enjoy. We occasionally go to The Hop for ice cream ...

Science Blog: GMOs—not simply scary mutated food - The Charlatan


Science Blog: GMOs—not simply scary mutated food
The Charlatan
In this survey, about 80 per cent of Americans responded that there should be “mandatory labels on foods containing DNA.” While most students in my class found this result hilarious, it dawned on me that this evident misconception about DNA's relation ...

Fabricated Reality: Lobbying for GMO Agriculture in India - RINF Alternative News


Fabricated Reality: Lobbying for GMO Agriculture in India
RINF Alternative News
Richard John Roberts is a prominent biochemist and molecular biologist. On his recent visits to India, he has talked about the supposed virtues of genetically modified (GM) food and crops, while attacking people who have valid concerns about the ...

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Fabricated Reality: Lobbying for GMO Agriculture in India - RINF Alternative News


Fabricated Reality: Lobbying for GMO Agriculture in India
RINF Alternative News
Richard John Roberts is a prominent biochemist and molecular biologist. On his recent visits to India, he has talked about the supposed virtues of genetically modified (GM) food and crops, while attacking people who have valid concerns about the ...

Head to Head Review: SunOpta (STKL) & Kraft Heinz Foods (NYSE:HNZ) - Dispatch Tribunal


Head to Head Review: SunOpta (STKL) & Kraft Heinz Foods (NYSE:HNZ)
Dispatch Tribunal
Kraft Heinz Foods logo H. J. Heinz Company, together with its subsidiaries, is engaged in manufacturing and marketing a range of food products throughout the world. The Company's principal products include ketchup, condiments and sauces, frozen food ...

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Partisan divide erupts on glyphosate-cancer science as IARC supporters push 'Monsanto Papers' narrative - Genetic Literacy Project


Genetic Literacy Project

Partisan divide erupts on glyphosate-cancer science as IARC supporters push 'Monsanto Papers' narrative
Genetic Literacy Project
Without IARC's contested findings, the case to ban glyphosate, which hinders the development of genetically modified crops, would collapse. The lynchpin of the activist case against these tools of modern agriculture is the charge that biotech companies ...

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The plastic challenge - Saudi Gazette


The plastic challenge
Saudi Gazette
Researchers say that so far around the world, 8.3 billion tons of plastic has been made, 6.3 billion of which has been discarded. Plastic, the wonder material first made synthetically in the middle of the nineteenth century, has become an important ...

Meat the Future - Synapse


Meat the Future
Synapse
Much of the vehement anti-GMO movement lacks a fundamental understanding of the science behind human nutrition and biology. In fact, the scientific community has reached a consensus; there is no evidence GMO foods pose greater inherent dangers to human ...

Oh, So… Raw Water Means Safe Water? - Unsafe Foods (blog)


Unsafe Foods (blog)

Oh, So… Raw Water Means Safe Water?
Unsafe Foods (blog)
As a gal with zero qualms about collecting water from the source, filtering, and purifying on the fly, I don't hate the idea of “Raw Water.” However, what I'll fight with two clenched fists and a bad attitude is the ridiculous namesake “raw” and its ...

The pharmaceutical industry is no stranger to fake news - STAT


STAT

The pharmaceutical industry is no stranger to fake news
STAT
My reporting led me to a fleet of industry-friendly scientists and writers who had the habit of pooh-poohing the potential dangers of products, dismissing studies finding possible harm, and attacking the FDA. Several websites that trafficked in this ...

Resisting Tyranny: Struggling for Seed Sovereignty in Latin America - Center for Research on Globalization


Center for Research on Globalization

Resisting Tyranny: Struggling for Seed Sovereignty in Latin America
Center for Research on Globalization
Since this began, thousands of seed varieties have been lost and corporate seeds have increasingly dominated agriculture. The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations estimates that globally just 20 cultivated plant species account for ...

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Stonyfield-Gary Hirshberg fiasco grows over video with young girls spreading misinformation about farming and GMOs - Genetic Literacy Project


Genetic Literacy Project

Stonyfield-Gary Hirshberg fiasco grows over video with young girls spreading misinformation about farming and GMOs
Genetic Literacy Project
The word "GMO" sounds like some creepy mutation we shouldn't put in our bodies, I get that (Who came up with this acronym, seriously?). But once you actually dig in on the science it is really cool! It's important to talk to real farmers and scientists ...

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Stonyfield-Gary Hirshberg fiasco grows over video with young girls spreading misinformation about farming and GMOs - Genetic Literacy Project


Genetic Literacy Project

Stonyfield-Gary Hirshberg fiasco grows over video with young girls spreading misinformation about farming and GMOs
Genetic Literacy Project
The word "GMO" sounds like some creepy mutation we shouldn't put in our bodies, I get that (Who came up with this acronym, seriously?). But once you actually dig in on the science it is really cool! It's important to talk to real farmers and scientists ...

and more »

Stonyfield Calls Critics 'Trolls' With 'Fake Names' After Backlash Against Ad Featuring Young Girls - Forbes


Forbes

Stonyfield Calls Critics 'Trolls' With 'Fake Names' After Backlash Against Ad Featuring Young Girls
Forbes
New Hampshire based yogurt maker Stonyfield Organic released a video advertisement on Tuesday featuring elementary school-aged girls talking about the alleged dangers of “GMOs.” Hundreds of viewers swiftly lambasted the advert for perpetuating false ...

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