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2011-12-14 14:43:35

Scientists from the University of Valencia in Spain have analysed fresh orange juice squeezed by machines in catering establishments. They have confirmed that 43% of samples exceeded the acceptable enterobacteriaceae levels laid down by legislation. The researchers recommend that oranges are handled correctly, that juicers are washed properly and that the orange juice is served immediately rather than being stored in metal jugs. Around 40% of the fresh orange juice consumed in Spain is...

2011-12-12 08:00:00

The Online Fruit Magazine Pomology.org has added the category Pomelo to its collection of crops. This section comprises resources to this ancient type of citrus, resembling grapefruits with thick rind, pulp color ranging from yellow to pink and red, but sweeter flesh. (PRWEB) December 12, 2011 Pomology is the science and technology of cultivating and producing fruits. Within this discipline, the Online Fruit Magazine Pomology.org provides a wide range of resources related to temperate,...

2011-11-28 08:00:00

The Fruit Production Magazine Pomology.org has newly included the category Orange to its collection of crops. This section comprises resources to the sweet orange crop which is the most commonly grown tree fruit in the world. (PRWEB) November 28, 2011 Pomology is the science and technology of cultivating and producing fruits and within this discipline, Pomology.org provides a wide range of resources related to temperate, subtropical and tropical fruits. The Sweet Orange (Citrus sinensis,...

2011-11-19 08:00:00

The Fruit Cultivation Magazine Pomology.org has newly included the category Mikan (Satsuma) to its collection of crops. This section comprises resources to a Citrus crop which produces fruits which much resemble mandarins but belong to a different species. (PRWEB) November 19, 2011 Pomology is the science and technology of cultivating and producing fruits and within this discipline, Pomology.org provides a wide range of resources related to temperate, subtropical and tropical fruits. Mikan...

Cleaning Cows From The Inside Out
2011-11-16 03:47:52

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists and their collaborators have conducted a series of studies that explore non-antibiotic methods to reduce foodborne pathogens that are found in the gut of food animals. The team consists of Agricultural Research Service (ARS) microbiologist Todd R. Callaway, with the agency's Food and Feed Safety Research Unit in College Station, Texas; ARS animal scientist and project leader Jeffery Carroll with the agency's Livestock Issues Research Unit in...

2011-11-10 15:30:28

A group of enthusiastic cytogeneticists (Marlykynti Hynniewta, Surendra Kumar Malik and Satyawada Rama Rao) from North Eastern Hill University show that C. indica occupies a special taxonomic position, as reflected in the karyomorphological data. The genus Citrus is an economically important horticultural crop known for its fruit and juice. In India, there are about 30 species of Citrus of which at least nine species are available throughout India, while 17 species are confined to the...

2011-11-04 07:00:00

The Pomology Crops Magazine Pomology.org has newly included the category Mandarin to its collection of crops. This section comprises resources to one of the most important citrus fruit crops. Pomology is the science and technology of cultivating and producing fruits and within this discipline, Pomology.org provides a wide range of resources related to temperate, subtropical and tropical fruits. (PRWEB) November 04, 2011 The Pomology Crops Magazine Pomology.org has newly included the...

2011-11-01 09:13:00

BARTOW, Fla., Nov. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Americans have been enjoying the great taste of orange juice for decades, and now research suggests they may turn to this refreshing beverage for how it makes them feel. A new study from the Florida Department of Citrus found drinking orange juice actually made participants feel positive, carefree and rejuvenated.(1) Through a patented research process designed to reveal unconscious emotions, consumers shared their thoughts and feelings about...

2011-10-25 12:25:00

BARTOW, Fla., Oct. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Orange juice may do more for children's diet and overall health than you think, according to results of a recently published study in Nutrition Research. Data from this study suggest children (ages 2-18 years) who drink 100 percent orange juice tend to have improved nutrient adequacy and diet quality, as well as certain diet and health parameters.(1) Additionally, the research suggested that consumption of 100 percent orange juice was not...

Artificial Vision Machine Inspects Oranges And Mandarins
2011-10-12 03:26:35

Scientists at the Valencian Institute of Agrarian Research (IVIA, Spain) have created a machine that detects and separates rotten oranges, another that classifies mandarin segments according to their quality and another that helps citrus fruit pickers out in the field. All prototypes use computer vision to automatically inspect the fruits. Until now, rotten oranges have been detected manually in dark rooms with the help of ultraviolet light that illuminates the essential oils in damaged...