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Biofilms - an invisible threat to food safety

Hotspots for biofilms

09-Jul-2020

Biofilms are potential sources of contamination in the food industry. A recent study by the FFoQSI Competence Center at the Vetmeduni Vienna investigated where they hide and what bacteria can be found in them. Biofilms can cause additional costs in production and are a source of danger to ...

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People with high cholesterol should eliminate carbs, not saturated fat

Food that raises blood sugar should be minimized, rather than tropical oils and animal-based food

08-Jul-2020

For decades, people diagnosed with familial hypercholesterolemia have been instructed to minimize their consumption of saturated fats to lower cholesterol and reduce their risks of heart disease. But a new study published in the prestigious journal “BMJ Evidence-Based Medicine” found no evidence ...

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Consumption of fructose overwhelms gut defenses and results in development of fatty liver

Excessive consumption of fructose can be toxic to the liver

07-Jul-2020

After one consumes food or a beverage containing fructose, the gastrointestinal system, or gut, helps to shield the liver from damage by breaking down the sugar before it reaches the liver, according to a new multi-center study led by researchers in the Perelman School of Medicine at the ...

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What fat residues reveal about past eating habits

New method for determining the distribution of lipids in archaeological ceramics

06-Jul-2020

Researchers at FAU, the University of Bristol and the University of Nottingham (UK) have developed a new method that enables fat residues in millennia-old vessels to be analysed more reliably than before. Using imaging mass spectrometry, the distribution and concentration of lipids - e.g. from ...

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Chanterelle mushrooms as a taste enhancer

Key substances for the kokumi sensation

01-Jul-2020

Chanterelles give savoury dishes a rich body and a unique complex flavour. Experts refer to this as the kokumi effect. A research team from the Technical University of Munich (TUM) and the Leibniz-Institute for Food Systems Biology recently developed the first method to clearly quantify ...

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Insects and algae as feed for poultry

Göttingen researchers investigate meat quality

01-Jul-2020

More and more animal products are consumed worldwide. This growing demand requires a considerable amount of high-protein feed for farm animals. However, the cultivation of animal feed is often accompanied by land-use changes such as deforestation. Future feed should therefore become independent ...

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Covid-19 disease: Vitamin D supply may be an indicator of mortality risk

Vitamin D can positively influence the course of disease

01-Jul-2020

Diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, severe overweight and high blood pressure - with these underlying diseases, the risk of a severe course increases when a Covid-19 infection is added. All these diseases have one thing in common: they are often accompanied by low vitamin D levels. The same ...

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Researchers print, tune graphene sensors to monitor food freshness, safety

A cheap, scalable, biosensor platform

29-Jun-2020

Researchers dipped their new, printed sensors into tuna broth and watched the readings. It turned out the sensors - printed with high-resolution aerosol jet printers on a flexible polymer film and tuned to test for histamine, an allergen and indicator of spoiled fish and meat - can detect ...

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Robots help in fruit and vegetable cultivation

U of I researchers adapt robots to fight against COVID-19

22-Jun-2020

Where coronavirus puts human workers at risk, robots can step in to do the job. Girish Chowdhary and his research team at the University of Illinois already have developed the robot, and they are now adapting it to current needs. TerraSentia is a small, semi-autonomous robot that moves nimbly on ...

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Protein supply of the future - Healthy and climate-friendly

Valuable protein alternatives have hardly been exploited to date

22-Jun-2020

Pulses from domestic arable land, fish from sustainable aquaculture and insects from professional breeding systems offer great potential to meet the protein requirements of the future in a way that is both healthy and climate-friendly. Nevertheless, valuable protein alternatives have so far ...

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