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USAID, Conservation International & Starbucks launch Conservation Coffee Alliance in Central America
...lp capitalize the fund. Starbucks has also enabled consumers
to support these conservation efforts by making the high quality, sustainable coffees from Conservation Coffee project available to Starbucks customers across North America and in select international markets. These coffees include Starbucks Organic...
Indiana University, EPA to study airborne PCBs
...rohibit fish consumption, but they usually caution consumers
to severely limit their consumption of fish caught in tainted waters. The Great Lakes Basin is inhabited by about 10 percent of the U.S. population and about 25 percent of the Canadian population. The lakes also account for 18 percent of the world's ...
Highlights of American Chemical Society national meeting in Philadelphia, Aug. 22-26
...ug. 23 Is organic food more nutritious? -- Many consumers
believe that organic foods are more nutritious than conventionally grown food. But some researchers question the studies that appear to support this claim. A variety of papers will be presented on the issue during an all-day symposium, "Is Organic Fo...
The truth about organic food
...genuine concerns about health and the environment, consumers
are drawn to the organic food movement and are spending unnecessary dollars on wishful thinking dollars that some might not be able to afford," said Rosen. "Seemingly authoritative sources such as Consumer Reports have encouraged this behavior with ...
UCR earns $1.5 million grant to examine how engineered crop genes stray
...op yields, lowering production costs, and offering consumers
more choices and higher quality at the supermarket. But certain risks have been identified, such as the evolution of new weeds because of contamination with transgenes that make them more difficult to control. "Recalling genes is more difficult than...
Flame retardant levels much higher in farmed salmon
...n the two types of fish, the findings suggest that consumers
should choose their salmon carefully. The report a...t-healthy omega-3 fatty acids found in all salmon, consumers
should limit their intake of farmed salmon and wild Chinook. They should also insist that all salmon...
Near-zero-energy buildings blessing to owners, environment
...t of the solution by leading buildings from energy consumers
to net energy producers," Christian said. While DOE's long-term goal is to develop technologies that enable net-zero-energy homes at low incremental costs, today's focus is on leading new home owners and builders toward houses that boast high ef...
Education, monitoring vital for sport-fish eaters
..., all within Health Canada's acceptable range. The consumers
all had detectable blood mercury levels, including two with levels above the accepted normal range. However, some had consumption levels that necessitated counselling on exposure reductions strategies. Researchers also divided sport-fish eaters into ...
Healthy fats and oils essential to satisfy calorie-conscious consumers
...21, 2004 -- Reacting to the obesity epidemic, food consumers
have stirred a global health revolution and are in... Nadkarny. There is also a growing need to educate consumers
regarding saturated or trans-fats. To address this issue, the FDA has announced regulations that enf...
Researchers discuss revised Food Guide Pyramid and what it will mean for the food industry
...that the new or revised graphic will help motivate consumers
to put the food intake patterns into practice in o...ndustry has always played a lead role in educating consumers
about the Food Guide Pyramid through package labels and other marketing efforts. As the revised Foo...
FSU scientists develop new tests to detect nut allergens in processed food
...races of the nuts -- potentially fatal to allergic consumers
-- in seemingly nut-free processed foods. The stud...rcial processing pose serious threats to sensitive consumers
while often leading to expensive food recalls," Sathe said. The researchers had previously identifie...
Make a splash for public health this summer
...CL president Linda Golodner says makes it easy for consumers
to check if they are swimming in a healthy pool. "Our 'Sense'-able Swimming guide encourages children and adults alike to use their senses - sight, touch, smell, sound, and common sense, too - to help protect themselves and each other from swimming p...
It's better in the shade
...als. In the meantime, say Mas and Dietsch, coffee consumers
can have confidence that current certification programs distinguish farms with beneficial levels of shade for biodiversity conservation....
Plant pathologists to discuss the future of organic farming
...meet the needs of organic farmers and the needs of consumers
who want organic foods," said Elliott. More on this topic will be presented during the Organic Foods-From Production to Market symposium at APS Annual Meeting in Anaheim, Calif., July 31- August 4, 2004. This session, to be held Tuesday, August 3, 20...
Natural, man-made mix promises biggest landscape plant growth
At warehouse-sized stores this season, consumers
scan pallet-laden shelves for just the right conco...e a major growth industry, so to speak, with U.S. consumers
and nursery owners spending millions every year for mixtures aimed at improving the health of their ...
New multidisciplinary research tops chemists' meeting Aug. 22-26
...cts are healthier than conventional foods, but are consumers
buying a misconception? Discussions will address many issues related to organic food, including whether it is really more nutritious and whether organic farming is better for the environment. The ACS Division of Agrochemicals is hosting the symposium...
UF researcher: New low-carb potato to debut in January
...ased in the Netherlands. Available to consumers
in January 2005, the new spud will be marketed und...they hope will be a surge in potato consumption by consumers
and food processors, Florida potato growers have formed the SunFresh of Florida Marketing Cooperativ...
Conserving hydrocarbons would save $438 billion
...uce U.S. energy consumption by 33 percent and save consumers
$438 billion a year by 2014, according to an analysis by Cornell University ecologists. David Pimentel, Cornell professor of ecology, and 11 student ecologists found the most fat for trimming -- with the best potential for major energy savings -- in ...
The UV advantage
... who know little about human nutrition, to suggest consumers
can get all the vitamin D from the diet. It would require drinking 10 glasses of milk or fortified orange juice every day or eat fatty fish in the amounts that would satisfy the body's nutritional requirements. "Consumers should be knowledgeable abou...
Biolubricants smooth way to a cleaner environment
...h product standards for biolubricants to encourage consumers
to choose these environmentally friendly products. "We wanted to compare the bio-based chain bar oil with a commercial petroleum-based chain bar oil to evaluate chemical and physical properties, ecotoxicity, and functionality," says Dan Wispinski, ...
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