All news articles for March 2003

Smart ideas

Smart ideas

Last week we referred to a report that underlined the need for
flavour companies to embrace product innovation in order to gain
market share. A fitting example of such innovation is evident in
the recent food and drink highlights...

Fishing for health

Fishing for health

Moves to further investigate the impact of fish consumption on
heart health have been undertaken in a new study by Edinburgh
university in Scotland.

Our amazing internal world

Our amazing internal world

New insights about the foundations of our health could soon be
revealed thanks to the recent completion of the genome sequence of
one of the most prevalent bacteria that live in the human intestine
- Bacteroides thetaiotaomicron.

Fish to help food safety

Fish to help food safety

Improving food safety 'the natural way' would certainly appeal to
the increasingly health vigilant consumer. Scientists in the UK
have been looking at a variety of natural antimicrobials that could
extend food shelf-life...

GM trials, wasted time?

GM trials, wasted time?

Are recent trials in the UK on genetically modified crops a sham ?
A new analysis published by environmental group Friends of the
Earth yesterday suggests that the four year long evaluations
'will fail to provide any conclusive...

The perfect weight

The perfect weight

Dieting and over-eating - two potent issues at the heart of today's
health driven society. One slice of the population - women - is
particularly bombarded by images of the ideal weight. But exactly
how much energy do they actually...

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