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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 2021 report and ...


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 in the...


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 iconic brands like...


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,...


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 from...


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 the...


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. A recent ...


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 expense...


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...


Dec 29, 2010, 11:02 ET 2011 to Be the Year of the Diet

Although devoid of any startling recommendations, the updated USDA dietary guidelines in conjunction with technological advancements and First Lady...


Nov 30, 2010, 08:00 ET Food Nutrition & Science: Holiday Food Prices Will Continue to Rise

This Thanksgiving wholesale turkey prices were up 33 percent over last year and according to the American Farm Bureau Federation, consumers can...


Oct 22, 2010, 08:00 ET From Farm to Fork to Facebook: Farmers and Ranchers Use Social Media to Conduct Outreach to Consumers

Farmers and ranchers are turning to social media such as Facebook and Twitter to communicate directly with the public to help ease concerns about...


Sep 22, 2010, 08:00 ET Comfortable Cows Increase Milk Production

Using sand as a cow bed instead of straw and remodeling their cow houses for improved comfort has increased milk production, says Farmer Garrick Hall ...


Jun 07, 2010, 08:00 ET Food Nutrition & Science Report Celebrates Three Years as Leading Food Industry Newsletter

This month, Food Nutrition & Science from The Lempert Report celebrates its third anniversary as the food industry's most comprehensive and unbiased...