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Free foodsource: new food systems online resource launched

Posted by External 19 days ago General
http://foodsource.org.uk — The ECI's Food Climate Research Network (FCRN) has launched foodsource.org.uk, a collection of 10 accessible, balanced and scientifically robust chapters on everything you need to know about food systems and sustainability. 12/05/16 12 May 2016 - read more + Read More
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Food systems modelling for the future: fascilitating new research partnerships and projects

Posted by External 23 days ago General
http://www.eci.ox.ac.uk — From 18-21 July, the ECI's food research group brought together 56 participants from 11 countries around the world and a wide range of backgrounds to participate in its workshop, 'Modelling food systems for resilient and sustainable nutrition and health on a changing planet'. 21/07/16 21 July 2016 - read more + Read More
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9 Disgusting Things That the FDA Allows in Your Food

Posted by External 30 days ago General
http://feedproxy.google.com — It's probably a bad idea to scroll through the Food and Drug Administration's "Defect Levels Handbook" before a meal. Read More
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Raw Food Warning: Why Uncooked Flour Can Make You Sick

Posted by External 50 days ago General
http://feedproxy.google.com — Raw produce causes more illnesses than raw flour, but the FDA would still rather you put down the spoonful of cookie dough. Read More
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Food Systems Thinking: IFSTAL Summer School 2016 gets going

Posted by External 53 days ago General
http://www.eci.ox.ac.uk — With term now ended, 30 students from across five collaborating HE institutions gathered at the University of Reading on Sunday 3 July to kick off the inaugural Innovative Food Systems Teaching and Learning (IFSTAL) Summer School. 06/07/16 6 July 2016 - read more + Read More
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New study compares transportation energy efficiency of local and conventional food

Posted by External 59 days ago General
https://www.sciencedaily.com — A marketing specialist has compared the transportation efficiencies of the conventional and local fruit and vegetable transportation networks in the Knoxville-area surrounding the University's flagship campus. Read More
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Could ancient wheat be the future of food?

Posted by External 62 days ago General
https://www.sciencedaily.com — Researchers believe untapped consumer markets exist for ancient foods such as einkorn, emmer, and spelt. Two plant breeders argue that the consumer demand for high-quality, healthy food specialties presents an opportunity to reintroduce ancient wheat varieties and other plant species by creating 'farm to fork' supply chains that satisfy consumer demand; provide niche markets for small farmers, mi Read More
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Better soil data key for future food security

Posted by External 68 days ago General
https://www.sciencedaily.com — Future food security depends on a variety of factors -- but better soil data could substantially help improve projections of future crop yields, shows new research. Read More
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Going against the grain: food policy for the future

Posted by External 80 days ago General
http://www.eci.ox.ac.uk — ECI researcher, Julian Cottee, writes on Prof Prabhu Pingali's Big Ideas for diversifying food production and describes the barriers experienced by smallholder farmers in Sierra Leone, explored as part of his research project with Said Business School MBA students. 09/06/16 9 June 2016 - read more + Read More
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Food Labels Have You Confused? Try the No-Label Diet

Posted by External 81 days ago General
http://feedproxy.google.com — The FDA has finalized its new food labeling requirement, but I call for a "no-label" diet of whole foods that don't require labeling. Read More
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Soda Pop Music? Entertainers Endorse Junk Food, Study Finds

Posted by External 82 days ago General
http://feedproxy.google.com — Their music's impact may fade in a year, but the effects of the junk food these musicians endorse could last a lifetime. Read More
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