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ST. LOUIS, Aug. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Americans increasingly recognize soyfoods' ability to reduce the risk of heart disease and appear primed to embrace emerging biotech soybean oils with even more heart health benefits.
Five major fast food chains have significantly decreased trans fats in the oils they use to cook food.
CINCINNATI, July 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Pierre Foods, Inc.
CHICAGO, June 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Medical Association (AMA) voted today at its Annual Meeting to adopt the following new public health policies: (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081209/AMALOGO) Public Health Lessons from the Gulf Oil Spill New policy adopted today will pair the AMA with the appropriate federal agencies to convene an expert panel to address the immediate and long-term human and environmental health impacts of the massive oil spill in the...
CINCINNATI, June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Cincinnati-based Pierre Foods, Inc. today announced a new line of more nutritious menu options that will be making an impact in school cafeterias across the country this coming school year.
WILMINGTON, Del., June 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- DuPont (NYSE: DD) announced it has reached a regulatory milestone and the final step of the U.S.
Scientists have found that most food manufacturers and restaurants did not just swap one bad ingredient for another when they trimmed artery-clogging trans fats from products and menus.
A group that encourages healthy food said on Tuesday that laws requiring US restaurant chains to list calorie counts have not stopped them from offering unhealthy meals that pack in calories, fat and salt.
The General Accountability Office said on Monday that the FDA needs greater authority, more cooperation from other agencies, and must do more scientific research to help make the US food supply safer.
Vistive Gold, MON 87705, is a genetically engineered variety of glyphosate-resistant low-linolenic, high-oleic soybeans created by Monsanto. Vistive Gold was designed to be a replacement for hydrogenated oils and fats, which are high in trans-fatty acids. The decreased linolenic content enables Vistive Gold to have favorable traits for deep frying and increasing the shelf life of foods. The Federal Register declared on June 28, 2011 that Monsanto was petitioning the Animal and Plant...
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