Nutrition labels getting a makeover

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Proposed new labels would place a bigger emphasis on total calories, added sugars and nutrients like Vitamin D and potassium. ...

Data visualisation context launched to explore research funded in the UK

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Around £3Bn of Government funding is apportioned annually between the seven UK Research Councils. This investment creates a huge amount of information, which is...

Near East and North Africa countries pledge enhanced cooperation on hunger and nutrition

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Governments from the Near East and Africa have pledged enhanced cooperation to tackle the critical issues of water management, food waste and building...

World Veterinary Day

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Paris, 26 April 2013 - Tomorrow in many countries around the world, World Veterinary Day (WVD) will be celebrated for its thirteenth year.  On...

Kentucky chef loses 130 pounds

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Chris Ross realized that he was consuming more than 4,000 calories a day just by tasting the food he cooked. ...

Queen Máxima of Netherlands in Ethiopia to highlight importance of financial inclusion for the...

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Queen Máxima of the Netherlands, the UN Secretary General's Special Advocate for Inclusive Finance for Development (UNSGSA), wrapped up a two-day trip to...

Remove ovaries, prevent cancer?

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Women with BRCA1 mutations should remove their ovaries by age 35, according to a study that published online Monday. ...

FAO calls for increased support for mountain family farming

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Securing land tenure, providing access to resources for mountain family farms, and improving basic infrastructure in mountain regions are among the key solutions...

OIE expert mission finds live bird markets play a key role in poultry and...

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Paris, 30 April 2013 – The Ministry of Agriculture of the People’s Republic of China asked the Director General of the World Organisation for...

29 years alone in a box

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Robert King spent nearly three decades in a 6 x 9 x 12 foot cell until his conviction was overturned. He is now talking...