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Magazine articles on agriculture, livestock, and genetically engineered foods.
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Science News
July 12, 2003
Janet Raloff
Cholesterol Medicine for Eggs? A Taiwanese research team has been investigating red-yeast rice as a food supplement for chickens that might in turn lay low-cholesterol eggs. mark for My Articles 38 similar articles
July 14, 2003
Arlene Weintraub
The Outcry over "Terminator" Genes in Food Critics fear such safeguards present fresh genetic perils mark for My Articles 286 similar articles
Science News
June 28, 2003
Ben Harder
McDonald's Cutback in Antibiotics Use Could Reduce Drug-Resistant Bacteria The fast-food chain McDonald's announced on June 19 that it will stop its farms under contract from feeding chicken, cattle, and pigs certain antibiotics intended to accelerate the animals' growth. That step might slow or reverse the rise of antibiotic-resistant bacteria that can infect people. mark for My Articles 228 similar articles
Science News
June 21, 2003
Janet Raloff
Treaty is Imminent for Genetically Engineered Foods The new treaty, when it goes into force next September, will require that documentation accompany all shipments of GMOs to and through nations that ratified the treaty, which so far doesn't include the United States. mark for My Articles 102 similar articles
Science News
May 31, 2003
Janet Raloff
Global Food Trends Last year, for the third year in four, world per-capita grain production fell. Even more disturbing in a world where people still go hungry, at 294 kilograms, last year's per capita grain yield was the lowest in more than 30 years. mark for My Articles 90 similar articles
Science News
May 24, 2003
Janet Raloff
How Olives Might Enhance Potatoes---and Strawberries Over the past few months, the German food technologists have been testing a mixture of olive-waste polyphenols against common crop-damaging fungi. mark for My Articles 14 similar articles
May 2003
Brian Doherty
What's Your Damage? In February the creators and distributors of genetically modified (G.M.) StarLink corn settled a $110 million class action suit from corn farmers, marking a victory for environmentalist panic that could retard biotech development. mark for My Articles 62 similar articles
May 1, 2003
Patrick J. Sauer
No Oil, No Problem Pitching an alternative fuel made from soybeans. mark for My Articles 116 similar articles
IDB America
March 2003
Peter Bate
From coffee to honey -- and profits Mexican coffee growers were finding it harder and harder to make a living with this traditional crop, which is trading at some of the lowest prices in a century. So some have decided to try producing honey, with remarkable results. mark for My Articles 19 similar articles
Science News
March 8, 2003
Susan Milius
Scarce-Banana Scare -- But don't kiss that banana good-bye yet Headlines have been blaring that the banana will be extinct within 10 years but crop specialists say that's not likely. The furor has called attention, however, to a problem of worldwide banana supply and to the possibility that we'll be peeling things a little different in 2013. mark for My Articles 27 similar articles
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