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Pasta consumption in adults linked to overall better diet quality

Pasta consumption in adults linked to overall better diet quality

New research analyzing the diets of people who eat pasta has revealed more good news about one of America's favorite foods. [More]
Personal fish calculator reveals safety of seafood

Personal fish calculator reveals safety of seafood

Seafood is the main component of European Christmas menus. But with rising concern about chemical pollution in the marine environment, is seafood safe to eat? [More]
Celebrity chefs practice poor food safety habits, study finds

Celebrity chefs practice poor food safety habits, study finds

Celebrity chefs are cooking up poor food safety habits, according to a Kansas State University study. [More]
Queen's University expert to lead new €4m initiative for assessing impact of chemicals on health

Queen's University expert to lead new €4m initiative for assessing impact of chemicals on health

A Queen's University Belfast expert is leading a €4m international initiative to investigate whether natural toxins and manmade chemicals are creating potentially dangerous mixtures that affect our natural hormones and cause major illnesses such as cancer, obesity, diabetes or infertility. [More]
Honey profiling for impurities and falsifications

Honey profiling for impurities and falsifications

Without testing commercially available honey, it is impossible to guarantee that is safe, natural and authentic. This is because bees are free agents, they cannot be restricted to a specific region, or to a type of plant that you would like them to pollinate. [More]
Researchers assess scientific rigor in animal experimentation

Researchers assess scientific rigor in animal experimentation

The "reproducibility crisis" in biomedical research has led to questions about the scientific rigor in animal research, and thus the ethical justification of animal experiments. [More]
Restaurants not effective in communicating risks of eating undercooked meat to customers, study shows

Restaurants not effective in communicating risks of eating undercooked meat to customers, study shows

Front-line staff, such as servers in restaurants, are often trusted with providing customers with food safety information regarding their meals. [More]
Researchers discover secret ingredient for improving kitchen food safety

Researchers discover secret ingredient for improving kitchen food safety

Kansas State University researchers have discovered the secret ingredient to improving kitchen food safety: include hand-washing reminders and meat thermometer instructions in published recipes. [More]
ECDC: 1 in 7 HIV-infected people in the EU/EEA unaware of disease status

ECDC: 1 in 7 HIV-infected people in the EU/EEA unaware of disease status

With 29 747 newly reported HIV infections in 2015, the EU/EEA notification rate is similar to recent years with an overall insignificant change from 6.6 per 100 000 population in 2006 to 6.3 in 2015 (adjusted for reporting delay). [More]
Moderate coffee consumption may offer protection against age-related cognitive decline

Moderate coffee consumption may offer protection against age-related cognitive decline

A new report from the Institute for Scientific Information on Coffee (ISIC), a not-for-profit organisation devoted to the study and disclosure of science related to coffee and health, highlights the potential role of coffee consumption in reducing the risk of cognitive decline. [More]
Leading nonprofit patient education organization offers allergy-related restaurant safety tips

Leading nonprofit patient education organization offers allergy-related restaurant safety tips

Eating out is an American pastime - but for the millions of Americans with food or latex allergies, navigating the maze of restaurant and menu options can prove challenging, especially during the hustle and bustle of the holidays. [More]
NewYork-Presbyterian expert shares tips for healthy Thanksgiving

NewYork-Presbyterian expert shares tips for healthy Thanksgiving

Georgia Giannopoulos, RD-AP, CDN, CNSC, manager of health & well-being at NewYork-Presbyterian, shares tips for a healthy Thanksgiving. [More]
Researchers develop biosensor system that can detect different antibiotics in human blood

Researchers develop biosensor system that can detect different antibiotics in human blood

A team of researchers from the University of Freiburg has developed a system inspired by biology that can detect several different antibiotics in human blood or other fluids at the same time. [More]
Spanish children overexposed to TV ads of unhealthy food, study warns

Spanish children overexposed to TV ads of unhealthy food, study warns

Spanish children are overexposed to TV ads of unhealthy food (burgers, pizzas, soft drinks, chocolate, bakery, etc.) both in generalist and children-oriented channels, a situation that could be described as "worrying" and which promotes childhood obesity. [More]

Television cooking shows miss opportunity to model proper safety measures

Television cooking shows are an important resource for home cooks, but if these shows fail to model recommended food safety measures, it may lead to poor practices among consumers. [More]

Study: Individual member states require more support to tackle antimicrobial resistance in Europe

An evaluation of the European Commission’s (EC) Action Plan against antimicrobial resistance (AMR) has shown that more action is required to support individual member states, particularly on developing and implementing their own action plans. [More]
FAAM 2016: Experts discuss advancements in diagnosis, management of food allergies and anaphylaxis

FAAM 2016: Experts discuss advancements in diagnosis, management of food allergies and anaphylaxis

The European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology has announced today the inauguration of its 4th Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Meeting (FAAM), hosting over 1,200 international researchers, clinicians and allied health professionals in Rome from 13–15 October 2016. [More]
Purdue researchers engineer bacteriophage for detecting specific E. coli in food products

Purdue researchers engineer bacteriophage for detecting specific E. coli in food products

Scientists looking for traces of E. coli O157:H7 contamination in foods soon could have a new detection method on their hands - turning off the lights to see if the bacteria glow in the dark. [More]
Study evaluates effects of spearmint, rosemary extracts on learning and memory in SAMP8 mouse model

Study evaluates effects of spearmint, rosemary extracts on learning and memory in SAMP8 mouse model

A recently published medical school study shows Kemin's proprietary antioxidant-based ingredients, spearmint extract and rosemary extract, improve learning and memory in SAMP8 mice. [More]
Study shows pig farm workers as main source of LA-MRSA in Norwegian herds of swine

Study shows pig farm workers as main source of LA-MRSA in Norwegian herds of swine

Norway is the only country to have implemented a "search and destroy" strategy against LA-MRSA among pig herds to date. [More]
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