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The truth about organic food
...address myths and misconceptions about pesticides, preservatives
and other chemicals, as well as irradiation, organic farming and nutrition. The two-part symposium will take place on Monday, Aug. 23 beginning at 8:30 a.m. and, after a lunch break, resuming at 1:30 p.m. in room 104 of the Marriott Courtyard...
DFG presents the 2004 MAK and BAT value lists
...-azabicyclo[3.3.0]octane (EDAO), which are used as preservatives
and biocides, as well as hard metal dust containing tungsten carbide or cobalt. A total of 21 substances, among them the carcinogenic compounds cadmium, 1,5-diaminonaphthalene, o-aminoazotoluen, toluidine, toluylenediamine (diaminotoluene) and six N-...
War on termites heats up with worlds largest test site
...hop on termites. The model homes are testing novel preservatives
for the timbers and a range of chemical and physical barriers in the soil. "We are also learning from the Yolngu people about termite behaviour and biology, says Dr Berhan Ahmed, Senior Research Fellow at the University of Melbourne and the project's...
Fe-TAML(R) activators developed at Carnegie Mellon break down toxic pesticides
...which are found in pesticides, disinfectants, wood preservatives
and other products. Some of these compounds are federally regulated, given their inherent persistence, their inherent toxicity and their propensity to decay under natural oxidizing conditions into long-lived dioxins. Dioxins accumulate in tissues of ...
Edible food wraps can keep kids' sandwiches fresh and the environment cleaner
.... "The 100 percent fruit bar has no sodium, fat or preservatives
and has 140 calories. It's just available on the West Coast at this point," according to McHugh. McHugh says the edible wraps are expected to be available in stores by the end of the year....
Focusing on preservatives: How they keep food fresh
...e. What is sulfur dioxide? A preservative. What do preservatives
do? They keep foods fresh and inhibit the growth o...s can do to keep food safe and palatable. Chemical preservatives
can't take the place of stronger preservation methods, like commercial sterilization, which kills mo...
Honey the darker the better Has potential as dietary antioxidant
...nal that honey was more effective than traditional preservatives
(butylated hydroxytoluene and tocopherol) in slowing oxidation in cooked, refrigerated ground turkey. While the meat browned during cooking more extensively than traditionally preserved products, taste was not negatively affected.For the just-publi...
New instrument enables remote detection of toxic algae in real time
...nto filter disks. The ESP automates application of preservatives
as well as DNA and other molecular probes to the collected samples to enable identification and quantification of particular species captured. In addition to archiving discrete samples for microscopy and nucleic acid and toxin analyses, the instrume...
Research on bioengineered crops, global warming and a new flu vaccine will be featured at gathering of world's largest scientific society in San Diego
...al two-day symposium includes a discussion of wood preservatives
that are environmentally friendly. (CELL 86-91, 98-103, 111-116 and 123-127; Wednesday-Thursday, April 4-5.) Longer-lasting artificial hips - New materials are being developed that are more "friendly" to the body's lubricating proteins and could...
Wood preservation: stopping termite destruction and making safer wood preservatives
...ch efforts to create new, environmentally friendly preservatives
whose ability to fight fungi (wood rot) and insects is enhanced by the addition of antioxidants and metal chelators. (The paper on this research, CELL 123, will be presented at 1:30 p.m., Thursday, April 5, in the San Diego Convention Center, Room 11...
American Chemical Society April 1-5 meeting highlights vaccine research, functional foods, and insect control
...ons, functional foods that promote health, and new preservatives
that battle insects such as termites will be presented at the 221st national meeting of the American Chemical Society April 1-5 in San Diego, Calif. The ACS, the world's largest scientific society, will hold its meeting at the San Diego Convention ...
Evidence suggests food preservatives may help prevent cavities
..., presented findings which demonstrate that common preservatives
such as benzoates and sorbates appear to enhance t...y to take advantage of this, such as putting these preservatives
into toothpaste. In the meantime, people would do best to avoid high-sugar foods, including most sof...
Cinnamon is lethal weapon against E. coli O157:H7
...t the use of cinnamon alone and incombination with preservatives
in apple juice, besides its flavoring effect,might...ized juices and may partiallyor completely replace preservatives
in foods to maintain their safety," he said. "If cinnamon can knock out E. coli O157:H7, one...
Coffee Without Addiction, Possible New Treatment For Osteoporosis, Wrinkle-Free Cotton, And More
...isms like algae andused on large ships and in wood preservatives
-- have been shown for the firsttime to disrupt the function of human blood cells, called NK or "natural killer"cells, that destroy tumor cells and provide important immune system protection. In addition to the technical program, several key speaker...