Can a company that started as a tofu maker for the counterculture ease the sales struggles of soup giant Campbell?
Broth and soup maker Pacific Foods is being bought by Campbell Soup for $700 million, the latest example of a big packaged food maker acquiring a smaller maker of products that are seen as fresher or more wholesome. Though Campbell introduced some organic soups under its own name in 2015, it says Oregon-based Pacific Foods is more of a leader in that area.
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Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine have discovered differences in how the brain responds to food rewards in individuals with a history of bulimia nervosa (BN), an eating disorder characterized by frequent episodes of binge eating followed by efforts of purging to avoid weight gain. The findings further define specific brain mechanisms involved in eating disorders and could help lead to new treatment therapies.
Imagine that those hamburgers you’re grilling this summer were grown in a petri dish in a lab rather than on a ranch.
Scientists say the technology might be closer than you think.
Honeybees are smarter than people may realize.
They can do a dance to tell the others where they’ve found pollen. When the hive gets too populated, the queen takes a group and leaves to start a new colony, and the ones left behind know when their queen is gone and get busy choosing an egg to create into a new queen.
Ed Dudley, associate professor of food science, examines a flow cell. For years, his lab has conducted research using molecular biology and biochemistry to better understand the physiology, behavior and evolution of foodborne pathogens and to develop improved methods of tracking the spread of the organisms. Now, the lab is part the GenomeTrakr Network.