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Do biofuel policies seek to cut emissions by cutting food?

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http://feeds.sciencedaily.com — A new study found that government biofuel policies rely on reductions in food consumption to generate greenhouse gas savings. Read More
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Shifting temperatures will affect flavors, quality of food

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http://www.enn.com — Love scrumptious vegan pizza? You’d better enjoy it while you can, because climate change is moving in to hog a slice. According to an Australian report, Appetite for Change, climate change isn’t just going to decimate existing crops — it’s also going to change the way the survivors taste. And not in a good way. The researchers say that we’re going to be eating increasingly bland, taste Read More
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Bats obey 'traffic rules' when foraging for food

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http://feeds.sciencedaily.com — Foraging bats obey their own set of 'traffic rules,' chasing, turning and avoiding collisions at high speed according to new research. Read More
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Researchers connect climate change to food safety

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http://feeds.sciencedaily.com — Climate change can affect our food safety in a number of ways. In a European study, researchers state that there is often a relationship between long-term changes in temperature and rainfall and vegetable and fruit contamination. For example, flooding may result in increased concentrations of harmful bacteria that can be quickly broken down again by UV light. Similarly, in one region fungi that p Read More
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Food Additives Linked to Weight Gain, Inflammation

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http://feedproxy.google.com — Food Additives Linked to Weight Gain, Inflammation Read More
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Climate change and food security - follow John Ingram's recent talk at the IIED

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https://storify.com — Dr John Ingram was the special guest for an IIED Critical Theme on 12 February 2015. The seminar focused on environmental change, food security and food system activities, and highlights can be followed on storify. 13/02/15 13 Feb 2015 - Read More
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Toddler Foods Have as Much Salt as Junk Food

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http://feedproxy.google.com — Premade food for toddlers is frequently high in salt and sugar, sometimes at levels that match adult junk food, a new study finds. These foods could be setting kids up for a lifetime of health struggles. Read More
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Renewable biofuel production avoids competition with food resources

Posted by External 58 days ago General
http://feeds.sciencedaily.com — The efficient production of both biofuel and animal feed from one crop is now possible, and can be done on a farm without the need for off-site processes. The research demonstrates the practical potential of an alternative to fossil fuels that does not compete with food resources. Read More
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