Voices29/06/2015

Who Would Not Favor Economic Growth?

di Michael Tanner
Health & Gastronomy29/06/2015

Corals Are Already Adapting to Global Warming

di S. C.
World News29/06/2015

What climate change implies for global food security and trade

New book assesses climate challenge and ways of coping with it. Beneficiary of an FAO water management project in India checks a groundwater monitoring station

di S. C.

Health & Gastronomy29/06/2015

Stanford researchers seek least destructive balance of agriculture vs. forests

Scientists show that deforestation can have vastly different impacts. For example, clearing intact forest can damage biodiversity and carbon storage up to four times more than clearing forest edges

di S. C.
World News29/06/2015

Three major Italian research institutions join forces with FAO

Collaboration to focus on sustainable food production, inclusive value chains. The three research agencies together employ over 10,000 scientists in more than 100 institutes across Italy

di S. C.
Olive & Oil29/06/2015

Novel pectin present in new olive mill wastewater

Pectin showed highest oil holding capacity and emulsifier activity than citrus pectin. Pectin showed high antioxidant activities, acts like antioxidant fiber.

di R. T.

Olive & Oil29/06/2015

New agreement at the International Olive Council

During discussions the member countries agreed on the draft text which will serve as the basis for the negotiation of a successor agreement. The members of the Technical Committee also put forward proposals to the Council of Members, which agreed to leave the ethyl ester limit at 35 mg/kg for the 2015/16 crop yea

di S. C.
Health & Gastronomy29/06/2015

Dietary guidelines for Americans shouldn’t place limits on total fat

For obesity prevention, recommended shifting the focus from total fat intake to adoption of a healthier food-based dietary pattern with more vegetables, fruits, whole grains, nuts, seafood and beans; and fewer meats, sugars, and refined grains

di S. C.
Science News29/06/2015

Cancer drug makes fruit flies live longer

Death still seems to be inevitable, but we now have evidence to suggest it is possible to develop pharmacological treatments to keep us healthier for longer

di S. C.

World News28/05/2015

Greater protection of GI wines: EFOW applauds the INTA committee vote on the TTIP resolution

he European Federation of Origin Wines (EFOW), the Brussels-based organisation representing Geographical Indications (GIs) wines, welcomes the positive outcome of today’s vote in the European Parliament’s international trade (INTA) committee on MEP Lange’s report on the TTIP calling for a greater protection of GIs

di S. C.
Olive & Oil25/05/2015

Olive oil imports increase in Russia, decrease in China

Russian imports of olive oil and olive pomace oil grew at a constant rate between 2000/01 and 2013/14. Aggregate imports into China recorded strong growth from 2001/02 until 2011/12 but in 2012/13 and 2013/14 imports decreased

di S. C.
Health & Gastronomy25/05/2015

Global flavours market to reach 15.2 billion dollars by 2020

Strong demand for organic processed food and beverages remained the major growth thrust for the natural flavours market segment. The growth outlook for natural flavours remains strong, but synthetic flavours may witness negative growth

di S. C.

World News25/05/2015

Louisiana’s wheat crop headed toward disaster for 2015

Excessive rain across Louisiana is compounding already existing problems with the 2015 wheat crop and leading to what LSU AgCenter experts call a disastrous season

di S. C.
Health & Gastronomy25/05/2015

Phages transducing antibiotic resistance detected in chicken meat

Researchers from the Vetmeduni Vienna found phages in chicken meat that are able to transfer antimicrobial resistance to bacteria. Phages are viruses that exclusively infect bacteria and are therefore harmless to humans. However, phages can contribute to the spread of antimicrobial resistance

di S. C.
Health & Gastronomy25/05/2015

New ecological vision for agriculture futrure

Greenpeace's Food and Farming Vision describes what Ecological Farming means, and how it can be summarised in seven overarching, interdependent principles, based on a growing body of scientific evidence

di S. C.

Health & Gastronomy25/05/2015

Sunflower Oil World Output to Reach 60 Million tons Towards 2050

Sunflower is one of the most important oilseed crops in the world. Studies have shown that global production has grown rapidly in last 25 years

di S. C.
Health & Gastronomy25/05/2015

Best Herbal Memory Boosters Supplements

Herbal memory supplements or herbal memory boosters are the combination of different herbs which have magical effects on human health

di S. C.
Voices25/05/2015

A bad crop year and women strength

di Loriana Abbruzzetti