News tagged with food stocks

FDA panel rejects experimental weight loss pill

(AP) -- A panel of federal health experts dealt a surprising setback Thursday to a highly anticipated anti-obesity pill from Vivus Inc., saying the drug's side effects outweigh its ability to help patients lose weight.

Jul 15, 2010
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Sustainable fisheries needed for global food security

Increased aid from developed countries, earmarked specifically for sustainable seafood infrastructure in developing countries, could improve global food security, according to a policy paper by an international working group ...

Feb 11, 2010
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Seasonal hunger devastating and under-recognized

Most of the world's acute hunger and undernutrition occurs not in conflicts and natural disasters but in the annual "hunger season," according to an article published this week in open access journal PLoS Medicine. The hu ...

Jun 30, 2009
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