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New Sensor Provides First Instant Test For Toxic E. coli Organism
...1995; and illnesses involvingsausage and hamburger meat
contamination in the U.S. in 1993 and 1994. The 0157:H7 strain thrives in animal fecal material which is why it oftenshows up in meat. Pasteurization of milk and juices -- a simple treatment withheat -- can kill the organism as can thorough ...
First Planned Release Of Captive Lemurs In Madagascar Wilds Expected In Fall
...ain such a low census.Black and white ruffed lemur meat
is "reportedly the tastiest,"they noted in their restocking proposal. And another possible culprit isinbreeding. In general, "black and white ruffed lemurs are among Madagascar'smost endangered," Katz said. "They can only survive in primarytropical ...
Experts: Public Will Accept Irradiation In Wake Of Meat Recall
...al for red meats. "It's really hard to process raw meat
without getting some contamination on it, but if i...Pauli says the petition for irradiation of all red meat
was received in July 1994. Since then, the petitioner's data have been studied to determine what eff...
Report Notes Difficulties In Eliminating E. Coli O157:H7 From Food Supply
...tion for milk and juicesand ionizing radiation for meat
(if approved) and fresh fruits and vegetables. Io... that will killE. coli O157:H7 without cooking the meat
is a new, promising food safety method. Steam pasteurization has been reported to achieve up to a 10...
Competitive Inhibition May Enhance Safety Of Minimally Processed Fruits And Vegetables
... O157:H7 prior toslaughtering, and in refrigerated meat
products to guard against spoilage. For a copy of the article or Sept. 1997 issue of Food Technology, contact AngelaDansby at (312) 782-8424 X134....
Captive Lemurs To Depart For Madagascar Oct. 17 For First Release Into The Wild
...in such a low census. Black-and-white ruffed lemur meat
is "reportedly thetastiest," they noted in their restocking proposal. Another possible culprit is inbreeding. The five animals to be released are related to one another, but since they are unrelated to the sparse population inBetampona, their interb...
Many Dog Foods About Equal In Nutritional Value, Researchers Say
...ahey's team reported that pet food with either raw meat
or animalby-products (beef and poultry) were nearly identical in digestibility, thatboth were slightly better digested than a plant-based control diet of defattedsoy flour, and that some poultry by-products were only slightly less digestiblein the sm...
IFT Report Describes Challenges Of Food Industry Stepping Up To The P(a)lates Of Consumers
...merciallyapplied include irradiation (approved for meat
and poultry, but not seafood),the bacteriocin nisin (an anti-microbial protein produced by certain bacteria),and high hydrostatic pressure. Spoilage microorganisms, such as yeasts, molds, and Lactobacillusbacteria, are also a concern with ref...
DT104 Advice:How To Slow Salmonella Spread
... illness in humans havebeen traced to contaminated meat
products, particularly sausage and meat
paste. Although there have been no confirmed cases of DT104 food poisoning in theUnited States -- ot...
Low Cholesterol? Reduced Sodium? What Do These Terms Really Mean?
...expected because of the differing expectations for meat
and vegetablebased products. However, the beef and barley soup was actually perceived ashaving the least amount of cholesterol. There was also considerable variationbetween subjects for each flavor, with coefficients of variation ranging from0.7 for ...
American Heart Association Comment: "Folate And Vitamin B6 From Diet And Supplements In Relation To Risk Of Coronary Heart Disease Among Women"
...fy vegetables, citrusfruits, legumes, lean cuts of meat
and poultry and fortified cereals couldprovide an individual with these amounts of folate and vitamin B-6. However,for most individuals, achieving intakes associated with the lowest heart diseaserisk for women in the JAMA study (400 mcg per day of f...
Low B Vitamin Levels Common In Many People Linked To Increased Heart Disease, Stroke Risk
...e, a natural byproduct of the body's metabolism of meat
and dairy foods, has been shown in earlier research to damage the lining of blood vessels. Low levels of vitamin B-6 can lead to elevations in homocysteine.Regarding the surprising finding about normal levels of homocysteine in people with low B-6 a...
Study Finds Russian Women, Children Not Getting Enough Iron In Their Diets
...3 or younger. From answers about how much meat
and non-meat foods such as fruit wereconsumed, researchers estimated iron consumption. They found total dietary ironamong the women was only two-thirds of the recommended level in Russia. "Less than an eighth of total iron was heme iron, wh...
No Ode To Joy From Food Scientists Over New Edition
...l production has reduced the quality and safety of meat
andpoultry. Fact : Raw animal foods have always had the potential to contain pathogenicbacteria, regardless of where or when the animals were raised. Joy : It is okay to use raw eggs in no-cook recipes. Fact : It is not safe to use raw e...
Web Site Offers Comprehensive Information On Mad Cow Disease
...pread -- and Great Britain'sban on certain cuts of meat
have renewed interest in the site. Visitors will find basic information on BSE and on Creutzfeldt-Jakobdisease -- BSE's human variation -- and possible links between the two diseases.Students and others who want even more details can find a bibliogr...
Malaysian State Of Sarawak Bans Commercial Hunting Of Wildlife
...uctstaken in the wild. Up to this point, the wild meat
trade was considered one ofthe greatest factors co...ms and a growing cash economy,new markets for wild meat
have decimated wildlife populations and threatenedlocal people. "Sarawak is becoming a world leader ...
Now Chemistry Keeps Salty Taste Balanced In Smoked Fish
...ave had to kill thefish, grind up a portion of the meat
or roe, and use a chemical method tomeasure salt c...e known to beproportionate to salt content, in the meat
or roe. Knowing the precise amountof salt already present in the fish, food processors can add the...
Discovery Of Plant-Like Metabolic Pathway In Common Parasites Supplies New Targets For Therapy
...xoplas.html">cats and is acquired from eating meat
that has not been cooked to "welldone." Although infection is usually harmless, it can cause devastating problemsfor those with weakened immune systems or when transmitted from mother to unbornchild. About 3,000 infants are born each year in the U.S....
Spices May Reduce Escherichia Coli O157:H7 In Meat
...on, and garlic mayhave the potential to be used in meat
products, especially in fermented ones, tocontrol the growth of E. coli O157:H7. Fung said his research may be alsoapplied to other pathogens because often when E. coli is killed, Salmonella andother bad bugs are also destroyed. "If you add ...
University of Florida Research Shows Zinc Triggers Body's Defenses
...onsidering,especially for people who don't include meat
in their diet," Cousins said....
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