A team of researchers from Germany, Peru, the U.K. and Spain has sequenced a large number of potato varieties to learn more about the history of the modern European potato. In their paper published in the journal Nature Ecology and Evolution, the group describes their study of the history of the potato and what they found.…
Scientists unveil model of how Phytophthora infestans scavenges nutrients from living host cells By Lukie Pieterse on July 10, 2019 The oomycete pathogen Phytophthora infestans causes potato and tomato late blight, a disease that is a serious threat to agriculture.
In fact, Whole Foods outright trained their employees to blatantly lie about GMOs, including the canola oil used in so many of their products, that you can easily find at the prepared food bar (think of their potato salad, egg salad, chicken salad, macaroni salad and pasta salad) and in most of their bagged chips.
The study, by professor William Lesser, assumed that price increases stemming from the use of non-GMO ingredients would be passed on to consumers, although like everything else in the GMO debate ...
Non-GMO. It’s amazing how many food items these days have been created using genetically modification. And while the current science does not suggest they pose a massive health threat, a recent Forbes article suggests that certain GMO baby food may be less nutritionally dense than a non-GMO counterpart. BPA-Free
6 days ago · In 2012, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) Panel on Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO) released a "Scientific opinion addressing the safety assessment of plants developed through cisgenesis and intragenesis" in a response to a request from the European Commission.
Anyways, what’s interesting is that GMOs are generally considered safe and wonderful by everyone in either the food science (i.e. the people that study how to process, transport, make food), genetics, and agri departments but not really liked by those in the Nutrition department (i.e. my department).
The key areas of controversy related to genetically modified food (GM food or GMO food) are whether such food should be labeled, the role of government regulators, the objectivity of scientific research and publication, the effect of genetically modified crops on health and the environment, the effect on pesticide resistance, the impact of such ...
(Related: Scientists study efficient photosynthetic bacteria to boost crop yields.) Bacteria may enter a zombie-like state. Overseen by the University of Amsterdam professor Leendert Hamoen, an international team of researchers studied Bacillus subtilis. A benign strain of soil bacteria, B. subtilis is often used as a model organism.
5 days ago · WASHINGTON, D.C. - July 9, 2019 - The Organic Consumers Association (OCA) sued Twinings North America, Inc. and its parent company, Associated British Foods PLC, for the deceptive labeling, marketing and sale of Twinings Tea of London products.
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