News tagged with farmers

US initiative will test appetite for GMO food

(AP)—Calories. Nutrients. Serving size. How about "produced with genetic engineering?" California voters will soon decide whether to require certain raw and processed foods to carry such a label.

Oct 06, 2012
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In pitching injuries, the elbow is connected to the hip bone

(Medical Xpress)—New University of Florida research suggests that a pitcher's elbow injury could be linked to movement in the hips. Dr. Kevin W. Farmer, an assistant professor in the UF department of orthopaedics and rehabilitation, ...

May 01, 2014
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Farmers lose their hearing at alarming rates

(Medical Xpress)—Bruce Breuninger's 350-acre centennial farm sprawls beneath the ceramic blue sky, quiet but for the occasional bird call and Dudley the dog's aimless barking.

Oct 10, 2013
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US proposes sweeping new food safety rules (Update)

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday proposed the most sweeping food safety rules in decades, requiring farmers and food companies to be more vigilant in the wake of deadly outbreaks in peanuts, cantaloupe and ...

Jan 04, 2013
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Curbing tobacco use by growing less

(Medical Xpress) -- In China, 350 million people smoke. Each year, 1 million die from smoking. Many more become disabled. Approximately 20 million Chinese farmers produce the world's largest share of tobacco, ...

Aug 07, 2012
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