Tag: "meat" at biology news
Small bone could solve bluefin mystery
...tch as much as $50,000 on Asian markets, where its meat
is a precious commodity. It's not the type of tuna that ends up on a sandwich - that distinction belongs to other tuna. "That's one big reason why its stock has decreased. It's probably been overfished," says Dr. Jay Rooker, assistant professor of ...
Canadian researchers find cancer suspect from grilled meat in human milk
... All but one of the women tested had eaten grilled meat
at least once during their last three meals, accor...dividual differences or differences in the type of meat
and preparation of the meat
may help explain this result, but these factors have not been fully anal...
Access to healthy foods limited in poor neighborhoods
... grocery stores and specialty food stores (fish or meat
markets) than the wealthier neighborhoods. The nutritional difference, according to previous studies, is that supermarkets sell more healthy foods at lower costs than corner groceries and convenience stores. Poor neighborhoods also have far fewer car...
... mass-produce identical copies of the best milk or meat
producing animals for farmers. It might even be used for cloning human embryos. The chip automates the laborious process of nuclear transfer, the key step in cloning. At present it takes hours of painstaking work with a microscope to remove the nuc...
Experts offer the skinny on search for healthy fat
... those who don't care to eat fish and consider red meat
an essential part of every meal, reducing the amou...ons, 2002), has shown that corn-fed cattle produce meat
that is high in omega-6 fat. But the same study, published in the January issue of the European Jou...
Cave men diets offer insights to today's health problems, study shows
...s of fish, wild game such as venison, or grass-fed meat
such as beef. The research was conducted by Bruce ... ago and compared those results to the most common meat
people eat today. They found that wild game, such as venison or elk meat, as well as grass-fed beef,...
Satellites tracking climate changes
...omy. Arab countries purchase a great deal of their meat
products from East Africa. During the last Rift Valley Fever outbreak, many Arab nations stopped imports from the region completely, which was catastrophic to the local economy, especially in the semi-arid and arid regions of East Africa. Ebola hemor...
Dartmouth researchers expose weakness of common parasite
...parasite, most commonly spread through undercooked meat
(and occasionally through cats), causes toxoplasmosis, which generally poses no problems in infected people, but can be life threatening in immunocompromised patients and cause severe birth defects in newborns from primary infections during pregnancy...
Muscle gene influences fat storage in mice; may be target to prevent or treat obesity and diabetes
...vity of myostatin might increase the efficiency of meat
production and decrease the fat content of the meat, Lee says....
International consortium to create sequence-ready map of the cattle genome
...ng and securing the safety of the worlds supply of meat
and milk, Lewin said. Obtaining the sequence of a mammalian genome from the Artiodactyl (even-toed ungulates) order of mammals will provide an invaluable resource for deciphering the human genetic code, he said. Already, research has shown that sequ...
Dietary changes can lower colon cancer risk in families with a history of the disease
... high in fruits and vegetables, avoiding heavy red meat
consumption, and having regular colon exams after age 50 can reduce colon cancer risk in the general population. In the new study, Fuchs and his colleagues asked whether any of these measures are especially effective in people with a family history ...
Sturgeon researcher's vision spawns thriving industry
...is, scientist Serge Doroshov. Farming sturgeon for meat
and caviar may relieve the pressure on wild stocks of the endangered fish. The United Nations recently lifted a ban on exports of "wild" caviar from the Russia, Iran and other countries around the Caspian Sea, after they agreed on lower quotas and a ...
Report supports sustainable food production
...system. Because of its focus on resource-intensive meat
production, the U.S. system represents one of the ...have a profound impact on these issues is reducing meat
consumption. To produce one pound of feedlot beef requires about 2,400 gallons of water and seven po...
Honey the darker the better Has potential as dietary antioxidant
...e shows that honeys antioxidant qualities preserve meat
without compromising taste. A just-published stud...in cooked, refrigerated ground turkey. While the meat
browned during cooking more extensively than traditionally preserved products, taste was not negativ...
Hopkins researchers test new molecular marker for prostate cancer
...ish. Several studies have shown diets high in red meat
to be associated with an increased risk of prostate cancer. "What we've learned about AMACR could not only serve as an excellent early marker for prostate cancer but also could identify new dietary or chemical means of preventing the disease," says...
More good news on the health benefits of almonds
...rovide positive health effects when eaten with the meat
of the almond. We may be getting less fat from almonds than we thought. For those who are worried about eating almonds because of the fat they contain, a study from Kings College in London was among the most intriguing research. The study showed ...
WCS launches new program aimed at reducing unsustainable hunting overseas
...ted that more than one million metric tons of wild meat
(commonly called "bushmeat") was coming out of Africa's tropical forests each year.According to WCS, a further part of the dilemma is that tropical forest peoples across the globe still depend on wildlife for much of their protein. Therefore, methods...
Food & Agriculture Biosecurity Initiative announced by incoming executive dean at Rutgers
...ed strawberries from Chile and e coli in hamburger meat
pinpointed our vulnerability. We are little more prepared today for accidental introduction of foodborne pathogens or chemicals. Faced with intentional tampering, our system would fail. Adelaja today announced an effort to shore up these weaknesses ...
Wildmeat: Overhunting threatens species and people
...Association in Fordingbridge, United Kingdom. Wild meat
is a staple in many biodiversity-rich areas. In the Cote d'Ivoire, about 80,000 tons of wild meat
are harvested each year, at a value of $200 million. Likewise, about 175 million dollars-worth of wi...
Tips from the Journals of the American Society for Microbiology: June 2002
...ogy, 68: 3024-3030.) Measuring contamination in meat
using infrared light A real-time method that rapidly tests meat
for spoilage uses a spectroscope to measure compounds produced by microorganisms on the meat. Resea...
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