News tagged with genetically modified

Fuzzy rules govern "natural" claim on food labels

Most people would agree that nutritious kale in its most pristine and unprocessed form is the epitome of a natural food. Grown in the earth and shipped to the market with little to no packaging or labels needed, fresh, green, ...

Apr 03, 2014
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Battle over GMO labeling rumbling in US

A GMO labeling battle is rumbling in the United States, with those demanding full disclosure of genetically modified organisms in food products pitted against big companies.

Jan 05, 2014
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Consumers want ingredient details, study shows

When a food label reads "Partially hydrogenated oils," consumers want all the gory details – even the stuff about "bad cholesterol" and "heart disease" – a Cornell study of shopping behavior has found.

Nov 15, 2013
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The hippocampus as a decision-maker

(Medical Xpress) -- Synapses are modified through learning. Up until now, scientists believed that a particular form of synaptic plasticity in the brain’s hippocampus was responsible for learning spatial ...

Jul 19, 2012
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The Generation X report

Generation X adults prepare an average of 10 meals a week, and eat out or buy fast food an average of three times a week, according to a University of Michigan report that details the role food plays in the lives of Americans ...

Apr 26, 2012
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