Exploring a world without food animals

Exploring a world without food animals

What would happen if U.S. farmers stopped producing animals for food and Americans went vegan? Some have called for a move in that direction to address increasing concerns about U.S. health, eating habits, and climate change. Researchers recently explored those questions and found surprising results.

Food Safety Hazards And Seafood Trends

Food Safety Hazards And Seafood Trends

Raw seafood dishes have been popular and trendy in North America for the past few years. Celebirty chefs on cooking shows often prepare raw seafood dishes such as salmon tartare, poke, sushi, sashimi, ceviche, raw oysters and clams, tuna carpaccio, just to name a few. People with weakened immunity, elderly, pregnant women and young children are at higher risk for foodborne illness and should not eat raw or partially cooked food.

Preventive Medicine: Why nutrition guidance fails by succeeding

Preventive Medicine: Why nutrition guidance fails by succeeding

There are two reasons the nutrient profiling system known as NuVal®, which assigned a score from 1 to 100, the higher the number the more nutritious the food, has disappeared from the shelves of the nearly 2,000 U.S. supermarkets it populated at its peak. The first reason is that the business model didn’t work; and the second is that the science of the system worked a bit too well.