Food safety, nutrition, and health
University of Hawaiʻi to Receive $1.5 Million for Food, Agriculture and Natural Resources
The University of Hawaiʻi will receive $1.5 million in grant funding from USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture to expand education programs focused on food, agriculture and natural resources.
Researchers Print, Tune Graphene Sensors to Monitor Food Freshness, Safety
Researchers at Iowa State University, Northwestern University, and the U.S. Department of Energy’s Ames Laboratory have created sensors that can detect histamine, an indicator of spoiled fish and meat, down to 3.41 parts per million.
Northern Marianas College Study Pineapple Cultivation
The Northern Marianas College’s Cooperative Research, Extension, and Education Services (NMC-CREES) was recently awarded $1.79 million to research commercial pineapple cultivation.
Supporting Veterans and Responding to Farm Stress
Farmers and ranchers across the country continue to struggle amidst the current farm crisis.
Nebraska Research Aims to Boost Milk as Infection Fighter
Milk does a body good, as the saying goes, and Nebraska scientists are exploring how to make it even healthier by enhancing its infection-fighting properties.
Missouri Food Finder
The Missouri Food Finder is a new online tool that easily connects Missouri consumers with people growing and selling locally produced food in their region.
Daily Avocado Consumption Improves Attention in Overweight and Obese Persons
A diet including daily avocado consumption improves the ability to focus attention in adults whose measurements of height and weight are categorized as overweight or obese, a new randomized control trial found.
Natural Habitat Around Farms a Win for Strawberry Growers, Birds and Consumers
Conserving natural habitat around strawberry fields can help protect growers’ yields, their bottom line and the environment with no detectable threat to food safety, indicates a study led by the University of California, Davis.
Diet Alone Can Improve Older Adults’ Health
Older adults on a diet designed to help patients with high blood pressure reaped benefits beyond those anticipated by South Dakota State University (SDSU) researchers.
New Potato Varieties Have Lower Levels of Probable Carcinogen
Mary Ellen Camire has some good news about french fries.