2nd Carbohydrate Edition Food in Science Technology
Trade Winds (Honolulu Advertiser)
James Moy, professor emeritus of food engineering with the College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources at the University of Hawai'i-Manoa, has been elected one of 25 fellows of the International Academy of Food science and Technology, one of four chosen this year from the United States.
A Call to Eliminate Junk Food in Schools (UC Newsroom)
Narrator : This is science Today. Getting kids to cut back on junk food may be just be a matter of changing their options during lunchtime in school.
August Science Picks ? Leads, Feeds and Story Seeds (USGS)
In this edition of Science Picks , discover new information on the Arctic's oil and gas resources, learn about a magnitude-5.4 earthquake that rattled Los Angeles, and find out about recent explosive eruptions of volcanoes in Alaska. Learn about carbon farming, a plague vaccine for endangered ferrets, and how lead shot and sinkers are impacting nearby fish and wildlife. The 2008 Olympics ...
Food labeling in restaurants catching on (St. Louis Post-Dispatch)
Why ? Nutrition details help restaurant diners make healthier choices when ordering food. Next ? Dining industry wants national standard to replace growing patchwork of laws. * * * * * *
FDA attempts to streamline its drug pipeline with hires (BizJournals)
Kevin Buckley, head of the life science practice at the Clayton office of law firm Spencer Fane Britt & Browne, is looking forward to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration expanding its staff -- something that should speed up its review process for new drugs.
UPI NewsTrack Health and Science News (UPI)
Bipolar illness linked with abnormal genes ? Hair study may lead to better shampoos ? FDA OKs drug for Huntington's chorea ? Grazing animals may lessen Arctic warning ... Health/Science news from UPI.
An Advocate for Science Diplomacy (New York Times)
Nina V. Fedoroff is science adviser to the secretary of state and contends that genetically modified foods help the environment.
Using a Poison to Turn Sunlight into Food (Scientific American)
Arsenic, a deadly poison, kills by blocking the ability of cells to produce and consume energy. Yet, some red and green slime mats in briny hot springs in Mono Lake, Calif., use the potent compound rather than water to carry energy during photosynthesis (the process used by bacteria and plants that converts sunlight into food) new research in Science reveals. [More]
Monterey Gourmet Foods Appoints Food Veteran Mark C. Frandsen to Its Board (Marketwire via Yahoo! Finance)
Monterey Gourmet Foods, a manufacturer and marketer of fresh gourmet refrigerated food products, announced the election of Mark C. Frandsen, age 59, to its board of directors.
Waste water pollutes food of millions (Guardian Unlimited)
Environment, science & technology: 200 million people around world risk eating food grown using untreated waste water, says UN report