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Feb 27, 2012, 08:30 ET

Chicken Prices Expected to Rise

 A shortage of poultry will drive up chicken prices for consumers, according to the recently released USDA Agricultural Projections to...

Jan 30, 2012, 09:00 ET

Teens Don't Eat Enough Grains

Teens are not consuming enough whole grain foods, according to a recent study from the University of Minnesota at St. Paul and featured...

Dec 26, 2011, 10:30 ET

Phil Lempert Predicts Top 10 Food Trends for 2012

 Baby boomers will control 52 percent of the total dollars spent on groceries, making them the largest food influencers and making...

Nov 28, 2011, 10:00 ET

African Americans Receive Their Own Food Pyramid

To help African Americans improve their health and eating habits, Oldways, a nonprofit food and nutrition education organization along with an...

Oct 31, 2011, 09:30 ET

Study Suggests Probiotics And Good Digestive Health May Reduce Stress

Good digestive health may help to regulate and reduce stress in the brain, according to a recent study out of University College Cork in Cork,...

Oct 26, 2011, 07:00 ET

Barilla Launches the Barilla Center for Food & Nutrition in the U.S.

By the end of October, it is estimated that the world's population will reach seven billion people, growing to nine billion by 2050. In order to...

Oct 20, 2011, 03:30 ET

Une approche pluridisciplinaire pour répondre aux défis de l'agriculture durable

Les résultats d'une nouvelle étude présentée aujourd'hui par le Barilla Center for Food & Nutrition (BCFN) soulignent la...

Oct 20, 2011, 03:30 ET

Un'agricoltura sostenibile è fondamentale per affrontare le sfide del futuro e richiede un approccio multidisciplinare

Secondo un nuovo studio presentato a Bruxelles in data odierna dal Barilla Center for Food and Nutrition (BCFN), per affrontare in modo efficace...

Oct 20, 2011, 03:30 ET

Achieving Sustainable Agriculture is Vital to Meeting Future Challenges, Demands a Multidisciplinary Approach

Effectively addressing the challenges of delivering sustainable agriculture demands a multidisciplinary approach which integrates social,...

Sep 26, 2011, 09:30 ET

Cancer Researchers Say Blueberries May Control Breast Cancer Tumor Growth

Eating blueberries may inhibit breast cancer tumor growth, according to a recent study by researchers at the City of Hope in Los Angeles that is...

Aug 29, 2011, 08:30 ET

The Dying Off of Large Mammals and Predators is Hurting the Environment

Large predators have a much greater impact on many ecological processes than previously understood and their decline could severely impact the...

Jul 25, 2011, 08:00 ET

Vegetarian Diets Can Be More Nutritious Than Animal Food Diets

Results from a recent study eliminates the common misconception that vegetarian diets are deficient in important nutrients that most people get...

Jun 27, 2011, 08:30 ET

Red Is The New Green: Red Hued Fruit Contains Natural Antioxidants

Red-hued fruits are rich in antioxidants that can tamper inflammation and can be effective as cancer fighting agents, according to an article in...

Jun 15, 2011, 03:00 ET

New Rules Needed for Food Market, According to Major Study

A new regulatory framework is needed for the food commodity market, according to a new study presented in Brussels today by the Barilla Center for...

Jun 15, 2011, 03:00 ET

Necessarie nuovo regole per i mercati delle food commodities

Un nuovo sistema di regole è necessario per i mercati delle risorse alimentare, così indica un nuovo studio presentato oggi a Bruxelles...

May 24, 2011, 08:00 ET

Bat Crisis Threatens U.S. Food Supply

Crisis in the bat world could mean trouble for the U.S. food supply, according to an article in the April issue of Food Nutrition & Science....

Apr 25, 2011, 10:41 ET

Aging Farmer Population Threatens U.S. Food Supply

As the farmer population continues to age, young farmers face land availability and start-up costs as obstacles in becoming the next generation of...

Mar 28, 2011, 08:00 ET

New Study Reports That Large Portion-Sized Snacks Increases the Amount Consumed by Preschool-Aged Children

Snacks served in large portions increased the amount consumed with a potential correlation to obesity in preschool-aged children, according to a...

Feb 28, 2011, 08:00 ET

Senior Citizens Suffer From 'Tea and Toast Syndrome'

Elderly people who live on their own that don't prepare whole meals or don't know how tend to dwindle their intake to "tea and toast" at the...

Jan 25, 2011, 08:00 ET

Global Warming to Continue Rise in Food Prices

A recent report on climate change sees crop prices rising over the next 40 years as the globe heats up, according to an article published in the...