Agricultural Science

What's so bad about processed foods? Scientists offer clues

Jun 14, 2019

Three new studies back up the common advice to limit processed foods, and offer some clues on why

'Sell By' or what? US pushes for clarity on expiration dates

Jun 6, 2019

U.S. regulators want to clear up the confusion around date labels like "Sell by" and "Best by."

Q&A: Trendy CBD rocks retail world, but does it work?

Apr 15, 2019

The marijuana extract CBD is turning up in cosmetics, foods and supplements, but the science and legal status around the compound remains hazy

Worsening air pollution reducing lifespans in Indonesia

Mar 29, 2019

Researchers say Indonesia's air quality has deteriorated from among the cleanest in the world to one of the most polluted over the past 2 decades, shaving 5 years from life expectancy in some regions

US regulators clear path for genetically modified salmon

Mar 9, 2019

Genetically modified salmon have cleared another hurdle to be sold in the U.S., but could still face legal challenges

Pompeo in Iowa touting Trump policies to farmers

Mar 4, 2019

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is on a mission to discuss trade but it's not to foreign customers it's with Iowa farmers who are struggling to survive low commodity prices and tariffs that have hurt sales

Food industry sway over public health gets new scrutiny

Jan 29, 2019

As obesity becomes a more pressing global problem, two reports in science journals call for stricter guidelines to limit the food industry's influence on public health

Food giants undermined China's obesity fight, scholar says

Jan 10, 2019

A new research paper says a food industry-funded group undermined China's efforts to keep obesity rates in check

Global warming to leave us crying in our costlier beer

Oct 15, 2018

A new study says global warming may leave people crying in their costlier beer

DowDuPont names leaders for Corteva Agriscience, DuPont

Sep 17, 2018

DowDuPont names James C. Collins Jr. as CEO of Corteva Agriscience, which is what the agriculture unit will be called once spun off

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