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Proposed dietary guidelines for Americans sharply debated

A special article published today in the journal Nutrition sharply criticizes the recent Report of the 2010 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee (DGAC). Authors Hite et al. argue the Report fails to conform to the standa ...

Oct 01, 2010
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GMO corn, soybeans dominate US market

The discovery of unauthorized genetically engineered wheat growing on a farm in the US state of Oregon has cast a spotlight on agricultural biotechnology and the debate about its safety.

Jun 04, 2013
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Schnitzel is bad for the environment

If you want to protect the environment, you should first of all think about eating less meat. An Austrian study done at the Vienna University of Technology (TU Vienna) unveils the remarkable ecological advantages ...

Aug 16, 2011
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Existing cropland could feed four billion more

The world's croplands could feed 4 billion more people than they do now just by shifting from producing animal feed and biofuels to producing exclusively food for human consumption, according to new research from the Institute ...

Aug 01, 2013
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