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Top 15 chemical additives in your food

We don't just want our food to taste good these days: It also has to look good. As a result, food producers use any of 14,000 laboratory-made additives to make our food appear fresher, more attractive or last longer on the ...

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Toxic BPA turning up in children's soup cans: group

Worrying levels of BPA, an industrial chemical with suspected links to cancer, lurk inside canned soups and pasta targeted at American children, the Breast Cancer Fund said Wednesday.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

The war on microbes

The outbreak of a new foodborne bacterial strain wreaking havoc in Germany is a reminder of the fast-changing nature of microbes and the dangers they pose to society. University of Arizona researchers are developing innovative ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Beijing reports 22 new virus cases as millions tested

China's capital reported 22 new cases of the coronavirus on Sunday after a mass testing effort that has collected more than two million samples in a race to contain a new outbreak.

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Research prevents eco-fraud

In recent years, the growing demand for organic food products has led to the faking of food and fraud. Headed by the Faculty of Science, University of Copenhagen, a European research project will now develop methods capable ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Food safety during the COVID-19 outbreak

In a question-and-answer session, Ohio State University assistant professor Sanja Ilic answers some of the crucial questions people are asking about how to keep their food safe during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Could frozen food transmit COVID-19?

In mid-September, China suspended importing fishery products from Indonesia due to novel coronavirus contamination in the outer packages.

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Lockdown is an opportunity to change food habits for good

Over the last month there has been a dramatic transformation in our access to and the availability of food—along with where we eat and with who. At the same time, personal, family and societal health has never been more ...

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