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2013-03-28 23:01:43

Executive brings over 30 years´ experience in the global food, feed, nutritional food additive and agricultural industries Fayetteville, Ark. (PRWEB) March 28, 2013 Leo G. Gingras, CEO of Oberon FMR, Inc., has recently become a member of the Board of Directors of Nutraceutical Innovations of Fayetteville, Arkansas. Oberon is a company with proprietary technology producing a cost-effective, sustainably produced protein meal. With over thirty years of experience in the food, feed,...

Study Explores Cancer-Fighting Effects Of Rice Bran
2012-12-06 12:37:37

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online There is the saying that “you are what you eat,” and it rings particularly true for a recent study done by researchers at the University of Colorado (CU) Cancer Center. Scientists from the center recently conducted clinical trials that demonstrated certain properties in rice bran that can help prevent cancer. Along with those findings, the team of investigators is also currently completing a clinical...

2012-09-19 23:03:16

Concerning levels of known human carcinogen found in tests of more than 200 samples Yonkers, NY (PRWEB) September 19, 2012 Here is a link to an infographic that highlights key findings from Consumer Reports' investigation: [https://dl.dropbox.com/u/6922431/arsenic-big-04.jpg In Consumer Reports´ tests of more than 60 rice and rice products, inorganic arsenic, a known human carcinogen, was found in most of the name brand and other rice product samples. Levels varied, but were...

Rice Products Contain High Levels Of Arsenic
2012-09-19 15:12:31

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online In recent years, we´ve seen a number of warnings against eating the kinds of foods we always thought were good for us. We´ve been warned against eating peanuts, spinach and even tomatoes: All foods that, under normal circumstances we would be encouraged to partake of. Today, consumer advocate group Consumer Reports has issued a new warning about a food which has sustained human life for generation upon generation....

2012-09-19 02:24:51

Concerning levels of known human carcinogen found in tests of more than 200 samples YONKERS, N.Y., Sept. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In Consumer Reports' tests of more than 60 rice and rice products, inorganic arsenic, a known human carcinogen, was found in most of the name brand and other rice product samples. Levels varied, but were significant in some samples. While there are federal limits for arsenic in drinking water, there aren't many standards for arsenic in food....

Arsenic Levels In Some Organic Foods Surpass FDA Limits
2012-02-16 09:11:56

Researchers from Dartmouth reported today that potentially high levels of arsenic have been found in brown rice syrup, a primary ingredient in many organic foods. Environmental chemist Brian P. Jackson found what the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) considers dangerous amounts of arsenic in several organic food products, including organic infant formula whose main ingredient is brown rice syrup. Other products that include the sweetener are some cereal bars, energy bars and energy...

2012-02-01 09:37:00

BATTLE CREEK, Mich., Feb. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Healthy habits such as eating well, being physically active, and maintaining a healthy weight are key strategies for managing cardiovascular disease - the number one cause of death in the U.S.(1) In honor of American Heart Month, Kellogg's® is making it easier for shoppers to find its great tasting, fiber-rich heart-healthy cereal options with a new front-of-pack label. The "Kellogg's Heart Healthy Selection (TM)" logo will...

2011-12-13 07:30:00

BATTLE CREEK, Mich., Dec. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The terms whole grains and fiber cause a "whole lot" of confusion and can add up to a "whole lot" of calories for consumers looking to increase the fiber in their diets. According to a three-part series examining fiber in Nutrition Today, consumers who eat more whole-grain foods to up their fiber intake could increase their calories by more than 1,200 per day unless they carefully read the Nutrition Facts label and choose...

2011-11-08 08:00:00

LEUVEN, Belgium, November 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- FUGEIA today announced that it has engaged in a collaboration with Nestle on the development of food products containing Brana Vita[TM]. Brana Vita[TM] is a food ingredient product rich in arabinoxylan oligosaccharides (AXOS), soluble fibers derived from the cell walls of wheat bran. The AXOS in Brana Vita[TM] are potent prebiotics, stimulating the growth of beneficial colon bacteria such as bifidobacteria. They also...

2011-10-11 07:00:00

LEUVEN, Belgium, October 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- FUGEIA NV today announced that it has won EU Novel Food approval for its Brana Vita[TM] product. Brana Vita[TM] is a food ingredient product rich in arabinoxylan oligosaccharides (AXOS), soluble fibers derived from the cell walls of wheat bran. The AXOS in Brana Vita[TM] are very potent prebiotics, stimulating the growth of beneficial colon bacteria such as bifidobacteria, and moreover they exert strong antioxidant activity due...