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Multidrug-resitant bacteria found to be airborne in concentrated swine operation
...-resistant bacteria, such as consumption of retail pork
products and contact with or ingestion of soil, su...Environmental Health Perspectives. "Eating retail pork
products is not the only pathway of exposure for the transfer of antibiotic-resistant bacteria from ...
'Jumping gene' helps explain immune system's abilities
...uld have a meal of mashed potatoes, broccoli and a pork
chop, and another French fries, salad and a hamburger, and so on through all the possible combinations of offerings. While the choices aren't as tasty, immune cells select sections of certain genetic instructions in order to make instructions for a ...
Heavy consumption of processed meats linked to increased risk for pancreatic cancer
...owest intake of this food category. A diet rich in pork
and red meat also increased pancreatic cancer risk by about 50 percent, compared to their counterparts who ate less meat. Consumption of poultry, fish, dairy products and eggs showed no link to pancreatic cancer risk, nor did overall intake of total ...
Cut global warming by becoming vegetarian
... physicist Alan Calverd, who thinks that giving up pork
chops, lamb cutlets and chicken burgers would do more for the environment than burning less oil and gas. Writing in this month's Physics World, Calvert calculates that the animals we eat emit 21% of all the carbon dioxide that can be attributed to h...
Seaweed could make junk food healthier
...oods, such as synthetic creams and yoghurts. With pork
pies, one of my favourite foods, it could replace the gelatine which usually covers the meat, as the seaweed extract has gelling properties too." Prof Pearson, who has already made loaves of bread containing the seaweed extract which passed the taste...
Ocean virus identified in human blood samples
...2, and was found to be linked to uncooked fish and pork
scraps fed to hogs. It's now known that that the same types of Vesiviruses named in part for the disease they can cause in hogs, vesicular exanthema of swine - are found in many other species. In a research article published in January in the Americ...
New study reveals pork rivals chicken in terms of leanness
...gists annual meeting, revealed a surprising fact: pork
tenderloin is just as lean as the leanest type of ...partment of Agriculture (USDA) analysis found that pork
tenderloin contains only 2.98 grams of fat per 3-ounce serving1, compared to 3.03 grams of fat in a ...
Kansas State study finds new vaccine effective against deadly viral disease affecting swine
...in Europe. It has become widespread and is in most pork
producing areas of the United States. Reports from other countries confirm that it is also becoming prevalent throughout the world. Steve Henry, a swine veterinarian from Abilene and an adjunct professor of diagnostic medicine and pathobiology at K...
Pimp my meatballs -- collagen injections safeguard nutrients
...ws. During the processes of storing and cooking, pork
meatballs tend to lose a percentage of iodine and thiamine. Adding collagen fibre or collagen hydrolysate saturated with potassium iodide to meat makes it more stable than potassium iodide introduced using iodized table salt. The collagen enhancement...
Tips from the Journals of the American Society for Microbiology
...erence culture method with artificially inoculated pork
meat and poultry samples," say the researchers. "The main advantage of the method developed is the reduced time of analysis, enabling faster release of Salmonella-free fresh meat." (M.H. Josefsen, M. Krause, F. Hansen, J. Hoorfar. 2007. Optimiza...
Study finds Western-style 'meat-sweet' diet increases risk of breast cancer in postmenopausal women
... diet is characterized by various meats, primarily pork
but also poultry, organ meats, beef and lamb, and shrimp, saltwater fish, and shellfish, as well as candy, dessert, bread, and milk. The vegetable-soy pattern is associated with various vegetables, soy-based products, and freshwater fish. Of 1,602...