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Food Hygiene

Health benefits of Jerusalem artichoke and its potential use in food products

15 Aug 2018 News & Events

A team of researchers from Carleton University in Canada carried out an analysis on inulin obtained from the root vegetable Jerusalem artichoke and its potential uses in consumer food items, particularly in baked goods and beverages.

That coke could be ruining your chance of getting pregnant: Study concludes that drinking sugary fizzy drinks affect fertility

14 Aug 2018 News & Events

Drinking soft drinks regularly could affect fertility, an observational study published in the journal Epidemiology suggested. The study revealed that drinking even one sugary drink each day could be enough to lower the chances of having a baby, for both men and women.

Monsanto hit with $290 million cancer liability ruling in Roundup (glyphosate) herbicide trial

11 Aug 2018 News & Events

A San Francisco jury found Monsanto (now owned by Bayer) liable for the glyphosate-induced cancer of Dewayne Johnson, who is dying from non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. Johnson sprayed glyphosate 20-30 times per year on public school grounds (near children, no less), and he was twice “doused” with glyphosate due to malfunctioning equipment.