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Global Protein Developments: What are the Implications for the Meat Industry ?
Global protein demand will increase by a factor of 3.5 over a 50 year period, namely from 1980-2030. Poultry will show the biggest increase in demand, followed by eggs, with seafood and beef having the lowest increase in demand, writes Stuart Lumb....
Getting Essential Iodine in Food
Iodine is a necessary trace element to humans, and iodine deficiency can cause malfunctioning of the thyroid gland....
Lowering Risk of Major Eye Disease through Diet
Age-related macular degeneration (AMD), a chronic, progressive disease, is a leading cause of blindness among people aged 65 and older, writes Rosalie Marion Bliss, Agricultural Research Service....
Devices Designed to Identify Pathogens in Food
Researchers at the National Polytechnic Institute (IPN) in Mexico, have developed a technology capable of identifying pathogens in food and beverages and whether a product is free of microorganisms like E. coli or salmonella....
Countdown to MeatUp Trade Show in Full Swing
UK - The 2015 Meatup show which includes the Food Science & Technology show this year will open its doors on 30 June....
Understanding the Effects of Food Processing
For the first time in human history more of people will die of food-related diseases such as heart disease, type 2 diabetes and hypertension than diseases caused by viruses and bacteria....
How Vacuum and MAP Packed Meat Spoils
Spoilage of modified atmosphere (MAP) or vacuum-packaged meat is often caused by psychrotrophic lactic acid bacteria (LAB)....
Report Finds Mandatory COOL Causes Meat Industry, Consumer Losses
Any policy that results in higher costs of compliance without a quantifiable benefit will likely have an adverse economic impact, and recent research shows mandatory country-of-origin labeling, or MCOOL, is one such policy....
Manipulating Pores in Food Processing Has Health Benefits
Two University of Illinois food scientists have learned that understanding and manipulating porosity during food manufacturing can affect a food’s health benefits....
Association of Lunch Meat Consumption and Diet Quality in US
Lunch meat can be incorporated into healthy dietary patterns, because it does not adversely affect the overall quality of the diet....
Food Poisoning - New Detection Method for Bacterial Toxin
The Bacillus cereus bacteria is one of the potential causes of food poisoning. Indeed, a recent study in Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry shows that this versatile pathogen produces 19 different variants of a poison that causes nausea and vomiting...
EU Call for Action on Industrially Produced Trans Fatty Acids in Foods
The impact of industrially produced trans fatty acids (TFAs) on the health of citizens in the European Union has been the focus of political debate by Members of the European Parliament, representatives of the European Commission and the World Health...
High-Fat Diet Alters Behaviour and Produces Signs of Brain Inflammation
Can the consumption of fatty foods change behaviour and your brain?...
How Recalls Hit Company Stock Prices
Food safety is top-of-mind among many consumers and producers of food....
Consumers Increasing Protein Intake
As consumers are faced with conflicting dietary advice, especially where fats and carbohydrates are concerned, protein has emerged as the "feel-good" macronutrient....
 
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