Category: Food

Posted in Food Living

Debate: Could anti-speciesism and veganism form the basis form a rational society?

Eric Muraille, Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) Anti-speciesism and veganism are presented today as projects for society as a whole. Several political parties have even…

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Posted in Environment Food

Beef or fish, Madam? Soon you might not have the choice

Kenny Black, Scottish Association for Marine Science The amount of aquaculture produce worldwide – including farmed fish and shellfish – has now overtaken global beef…

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Posted in Beekeeping Environment Farming Food

Glyphosate pesticide does not cause mortality in bumble bees

by  Pensoft Publishers Glyphosate is the most commonly used pesticide in the world, and is widely used in agriculture. While glyphosate has been deemed ‘bee-safe’ by…

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Posted in Environment Food

Scientists convert plastic waste into vanilla flavoring

By Yasemin Saplakoglu June 18, 2021 In the future, your vanilla ice cream may be made from plastic bottles. In the future, your vanilla ice cream may…

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Posted in Climate Change COVID-19 Food

Fatty acid found in palm oil linked to spread of cancer

A study on mice found palmitic acid promoted metastasis in mouth and skin cancers. Hannah Devlin Science correspondent @hannahdev Wed 10 Nov 2021 12.31 EST Scientists…

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Posted in Food Health

The spooky and dangerous side of black licorice

Bill Sullivan, Indiana University Black licorice may look and taste like an innocent treat, but this candy has a dark side. On Sept. 23, 2020,…

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Posted in All Food Health Living

Synthetic chemical in consumer products linked to early death, study finds

By Sandee LaMotte, CNN Updated 4:34 PM ET, Tue October 12, 2021  (CNN) Synthetic chemicals called phthalates, found in hundreds of consumer products such as…

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Posted in Food Health

Nose spray filled with ‘love hormone’ oxytocin could help fight obesity, study shows

Tests shows one squirt in each nostril is enough to stop us thinking about food Scientists think the spray could help tackle Britain’s obesity crisis…

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Posted in COVID-19 Food Health Medical

Edible plants could replace shots as vaccines

ByAndrei Ionescu Earth.com staff writer Scientists from the University of California, Riverside (UCR) are currently studying whether they can turn edible plants such as lettuce or spinach into mRNA…

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Posted in Climate Change Environment Farming Food

Food production generates more than a third of manmade greenhouse gas emissions – a new framework tells us how much comes from crops, countries, and regions

Xiaoming Xu, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Atul Jain, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Producing enough food for a growing world population is an…

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