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Meat Glue Secret

Source: Today Tonight This white powder sold by the kilo, is the meat industry’s dirty little secret. It’s called “meat glue.” It makes pieces of beef, lamb, chicken or fish that would normally be thrown out stick together so closely … Continue reading

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You are what you eat: Why do male consumers avoid vegetarian options?

Mary-Ann Twist EurekAlert Why are men generally more reluctant to try vegetarian products? According to a new study in the Journal of Consumer Research, consumers are influenced by a strong association of meat with masculinity. “We examined whether people in … Continue reading

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Best pizzas revealed

Helen Wellings Today Tonight The big brand takeaways and the supermarket pizzas have all been analysed to uncover the healthiest choices, and sort them from the crust demons. What are Australia’s all-time favourite pizza flavours? “The super supreme has been … Continue reading

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Unlabelled clone meat allowed on shop shelves as food safety proposals are ripped up

Sean Poulter Daily Mail Food from the offspring of cloned animals, including meat and milk, has been approved for sale without labels. The Food Standards Agency yesterday tore up proposals that would have required it to go through a safety … Continue reading

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Could vegetarians eat a ‘test tube’ burger?

Chi Chi Izundu BBC News The world could get its first lab-grown burger this year, with scientists using stem cells to create strips of beef. But could vegetarians eat it? Scientists in the Netherlands hoping to create a more efficient … Continue reading

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Lab-grown meat is first step to artificial hamburger

Pallab Ghosh BBC News Dutch scientists have used stem cells to create strips of muscle tissue with the aim of producing the first lab-grown hamburger later this year. The aim of the research is to develop a more efficient way … Continue reading

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The Best Foods for Thought, Literally

Jennifer Corbett Dooran Wall Street Journal We’ve long known that the Mediterranean diet is good for the heart. Now, it may be good for the brain as well. A study published in this month’s issue of the Archives of Neurology … Continue reading

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EU to blame for Europe’s growing obesity epidemic ‘by encouraging import of cheap calorie-laden food’

Sadie Whitelocks Daily Mail The EU could be to blame for Europe’s growing obesity epidemic, say scientists. A study found that because of lower import tariffs, the 27 member states have higher supplies of red meat and dairy compared to … Continue reading

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Zinc supplements ‘can triple the survival chances of young children with pneumonia’

Lauren Paxman Daily Mail Zinc supplements can triple the survival chances of young children with pneumonia who are deficient in the mineral, a study has found. Taking zinc had a dramatic effect on death rates – even though it did … Continue reading

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“Spam” meat tied to diabetes risk in Native Americans: study

Source: Reuters Native Americans who often ate processed meat in a can, generically known as “spam” and a common food on reservations, one subsidized by the government — had a two-fold increased risk of developing diabetes over those who ate … Continue reading

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