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Dangerous food bacteria

...2 percent of imported fruits and vegetables. Major supermarket chains, worried about new outbreaks of salmonella and other bacteria, have recently started requiring domestic and foreign produce suppliers to be inspected by private firms....

Vegetable and fruit intake depends on shopping

... which increases by one third for every additional supermarket in their neighbourhood. Many different factors influence the variety and content of people's daily diet.//According to a new study by Scientists at the University of South Carolina, one of these is the convenience of shopping facilities. The survey l...

Juices are Best! but which one?

...al fortified with iron were mixed to Juices from a supermarket .Iron intake was boosted with pear, apple, grapefruit, orange, and white grape juices. However, iron absorption was inhibited with the red grape juice and prune juice. Researches conclude that people lacking iron should avoid or control the consump...

Eating Greens fights cancer

...esearchers said that broccoli obtained from common supermarket contains 20 per cent anti-carcinogenic kind of the sulphoraphanes. They also warned// that over-heating the green would reduced its cancer-fighting goodness. This research is one of many the studies that will build our knowledge of immune-enhancing f...

Pasta sauces recalled in cancer scare

...Bertolli, as well as private-label sauces made for supermarket chains Sainsbury's and Safeway. The alert follows the discovery of a red dye called Sudan 1 in chili powder used in the sauces. The dye -- classified as a carcinogen by the International Agency for Research on Cancer -- is normally used for industr...

New heart-healthy corn due in stores by 2007

...rt-healthy strain as an ingredient could appear on supermarket shelves in the world within four years. The breakthrough after 10 years of research could lead plant breeders to develop other healthy varieties such as popcorn and yellow sweet corn. Scientists bred corn with Eastern gama grass, a purple or oran...

UK Committee Warns on Food Shortages Due to Flu Epidemic

...he need arise. As staff continue to take leave and supermarket deliveries are not made on time, the Committee felt that food shortages would hit the country badly. 'A flu pandemic looks likelier now than at any time since the 1960s,' said Lord Broers, chairman of the Committee. 'But it's not inevitable and with ...

Christmas turkey? Anyone?

...e passed to people through food. The three main supermarket chains, Wal-Mart, Sainsbury, Tesco, and unit ASDA ...his year. Supplies of fresh turkeys do not hit the supermarket shelves until about a week before Christmas. The German poultry industry association expected no ...

Wine Drinkers Eat Healthy Food

...ne, according to BBC News. Studying 3.5 million supermarket transactions, the researchers found beer drinkers chose fattier, meatier options, whereas wine buyers bought more olives, fruits and vegetables. Wine buyers also bought more poultry, cooking oil and low-fat cheese than beer buyers. The study, w...

Wine Drinkers Good Health, Attributed To Their Lifestyle

...zed 3.5 million transactions from two large Danish supermarket chains. The research data consisted of the name, number and prices of items purchased in the supermarkets and focused only on food purchases. The researchers divided the participants into 4 categories wine-only, beer-only, mixed and non-alcohol purc...

Frozen fish is costly and also lacks vital nutrients

...uch as salmon from the local fish and chip shop or supermarket deli. On the other hand one has to consume a minimum of six serves or more of the frozen meal per day to get the normal amount of omega-3s from a product. A visit to the local fish and chip shop would save money. This is because the price per kil...

Rise in Mercury Levels in Supermarket Fish

...t said that levels of mercury contamination in the supermarket fishes are analyzed to know the levels of contamination. State health officials state that the limits ordered by The Food and Drug Administration are too high. James A. VanDerslice, a state Health Department epidemiologist said that fishes are good...

A Testing Time for TESCO, for Choosing to Junk Food Warnings

...ffected some sort of a dominating influence in the supermarket scene, edging local suppliers out of business. The...s, chocolate and sweets are to follow later. The supermarket has not perceived any threat following the FSA’s stern stance. On the contrary, there is an apparent...

Now A Cancer-Fighting Tomato

Tesco is launching a cancer-fighting tomato. The supermarket giant has said that the Healthy Living Tomato on the Vine is lycopene-rich to the tune of almost twice that found in normal tomatoes. // Lycopene is the chemical that gives red color to the tomatoes and is rich in anti-oxidants. It is supposed to fi...

Ginger Offers Hope In Ovarian Cancer Fight

...y doesn't mean that people should dash down to the supermarket and stockpile ginger. We still don't know whether ginger, in any form, can prevent or treat cancers in animals or people,' warned Henry Scowcroft, of Cancer Research UK....

Hong Kong Citizens Fear over Poisonous Vegetables in Local Markets

...gistration system// for local farms. Additionally, supermarket chains in Hong Kong would be required to set up a comprehensive tracking system for farm produce, according to official sources. An operational pesticide monitoring system has been pointed out by a Hong Kong's food official that helped alleviate t...

Association Asks People To Tell Their Senator To Vote against The "National Food Uniformity Act"

...ly contamination. They further stated that large supermarket chains and food manufacturers, who are being spearheaded by the powerful Grocery Manufacturers of America, are pushing for the bill. They explained that the big food corporations and the biotech industry are beginning to see that the consumers are un...

Meningococcal Scare in Queensland

...rried about people who have casual contact, in the supermarket or at the cinema for example. We need to follow up the children at the same daycare centre in Mareeba."...

Supermarkets Get Strict With Trans Fat Usage

Three of the popular supermarket chains have announced that they would completely a...so thought to cause cancers among some people. The supermarket chains are Sainsbury, Asda and Tesco. It was found that small amounts of hydrogenated oil pose great...

Heart Tick for Fast Foods in Australia

...Foundation's tick is a label that will be given to supermarket foods meeting healthy nutrition guidelines and wil...nderson said that the fee would be higher than for supermarket products she would not divulge details of the fee structure. She assured consumers that the endors...

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