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Bovine genome assembled

...ttle and enhance the nutritional value of beef and dairy products. Sequencing of the bovine genome began in December 2003. The breed of cattle selected for the bulk of the sequencing project was Hereford, which is used in beef production. A high-resolution photo of the Hereford cow, named L1 Dominette 014...

INEEL uses extremophile bacteria to ease bleaching's environmental cost

...acteria such as Salmonella and E. coli; pasteurize dairy products; and sterilize paper food packages such as juice boxes, which eliminates the need for refrigeration. To remove the hydrogen peroxide left over in wastewater after bleaching, some industrial chemists turn to a special type of enzyme called a...

DASH diet may do more than lower blood pressure

...iet advises people to consume low-fat and fat-free dairy foods and lean meat, poultry and fish....

Global warming: Informal networking is the key to a swift response

...ent Agency and the Welsh Assembly and members of a dairy farmers' cooperative. The data collected from interviews, focus groups and workshops suggested that informal networking between people in different organisations broadened their knowledge and understanding, as well as establishing trust which could e...

Scientists ID molecular 'switch' in liver that triggers harmful effects of saturated and trans fats

...d fats are found in fatty cuts of meat, whole-milk dairy products, butter, and palm and coconut oils; they are associated with higher risk of coronary disease. The healthier polyunsaturated fats are those that remain liquid at room temperature, such as various types of vegetable oils. Trans-unsaturated fat...

Calcium may protect women from cancer

...est that it was the calcium per se, and not merely dairy products or some other variable that accounted for...d men. A note of caution for men, however, is that dairy foods, the primary source of calcium in the U.S. diet, have been linked in some studies to increased...

McGill researcher looks at the genetics behind cheese

...ein gene variants and they have diverse effects on dairy product production. These findings have generated a great interest in the dairy industry. Attempts are underway in some countries to breed for specific genetic variants. "Because ...

Research news from the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University

...g enough vitamin B12 from meats, poultry, fish and dairy products may be important for both men and women in maintaining strong bones. Some individuals, particularly older people, have difficulty absorbing vitamin B12 from foods, however, and inclusion of breakfast cereals fortified with vitamin B12 or use...

Perchlorate found in dairy and breast milk samples from across the country

...artment of chemistry and biochemistry, analyzed 47 dairy milk samples purchased randomly from grocery store...milk contained perchlorate, and only one sample of dairy milk contained no detectable levels. The average perchlorate concentration in breast milk was 10.5 m...

Researchers investigate 'whole farm' approach to reduce dairy pollution

...challenge is to do so without sinking the region's dairy industry. Funded by $800,000 in grant monies from... blame for (Lake) Waco water quality issues on the dairy industry in orth-Central Texas," said Lambert, dairy nutritionist with a joint appointment with the ...

Fine-tuning calf nutrition could reduce nitrogen pollution

STEPHENVILLE Milk prices dairy farmers received in 2004 were higher than in recen...more increased efficiency to stay in place, said a dairy nutritionist with the Texas Agricultural Experiment Station. "And an accelerated calf growth progra...

'Grubby' research promises environmental/economic benefits

... work with poultry can be adapted to Central Texas dairy farms and other livestock operations, including feedyards. Whether the larvae can be recycled as livestock feed is another question, but he has plans to investigate this as well with feeding trials. Tomberlin does know that when large numbers of sold...

New pediatrics study shatters milk myth-news Conf. 3/07, noon EST, Natl. Press Club

...ist Amy Joy Lanou, Ph.D., and co-authors show that dairy products do not promote bone health in children an...ne health, while evidence linking bone health with dairy product consumption is weak, at best. "Under scientific scrutiny, the support for the milk myth crum...

Food preservative neutralizes anthrax spores

...n the United States. It is also being used in the dairy industry as a topical treatment for mastitis. Kokai-Kun and his colleagues tested the ability of nisin to neutralize spores of both anthrax and a related microbe, Bacillus cereus. Spores were pre-treated with nisin and then given variety of tests, i...

Joslin Diabetes Center announces new nutrition guidelines

...turated fat, such as beef, pork, lamb and high-fat dairy products (cream cheese, whole milk) should be eate...fish, skinless chicken or turkey, nonfat or lowfat dairy products and legumes such as kidney beans, black beans, chick peas and lentils. Weight Loss Guide...

PNAS highlights for the week of April 11 - 15

...ues cloned a Japanese Black beef bull and Holstein dairy cow, using somatic cell nuclear transfer (the same...fat, and other variables routinely assessed by the dairy industry revealedno significant differences in the milk. The researchers also examined more than 100...

Researchers find promising cancer-fighting power of synthetic cell-signaling molecule

... shown that sphingolipids in food, such as low-fat dairy products and soybeans, suppress tumors in mouse models for colon cancer. Encouraged by these findings, Emory University Professor of Chemistry Dennis Liotta and his colleagues at Emory prepared almost 100 sphingolipid-based analogs that lead to the d...

Heavy consumption of processed meats linked to increased risk for pancreatic cancer

...s who ate less meat. Consumption of poultry, fish, dairy products and eggs showed no link to pancreatic can... increase in risk for fats from meat, but not from dairy products, indicating that fat and saturated fat are not likely to contribute to the underlying carci...

Lactose intolerance linked to ancestral environment

...rily people whose ancestors came from places where dairy herds could be raised safely and economically, suc...ry hot or very cold climates that couldn't support dairy herding or in places where deadly diseases of cattle were present before 1900, such as in Africa and...

Doctors announce lawsuits against major food companies

...e of the nation's largest food companies and major dairy trade groups that claim that milk and other dairy products facilitate weight loss. WHO: T. Colin Campbell, Ph.D.: Jacob Gould Schurman Professor Eme...

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