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Global Food Trade A Target For Terrorists, Conference Told

A food industry conference has been told that the global food system is an inviting target for terrorists. “You can’t buy a hamburger without touching the global system,” said Col. John T. Hoffman, speaking at the Institute of Food Technologists Global Food Safety & Quality conference. He added that because the food industry is becoming […]

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U.S. Throws Away Half Its Food

While America has been long badged the “throw-away society”, it’s only recently that researchers from the University of Arizona have quantified what gets thrown aways as a percentage of what is produced. Astonishingly, a new study has found that forty to fifty percent of all food ready for harvest never gets eaten. Timothy W. Jones, […]

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Sense Of Fairness Documented In Monkeys

In the first experimental demonstration of its kind, researchers led by Sarah Brosnan and Frans de Waal, of the Yerkes National Primate Research Center of Emory University, and the Living Links Center, have shown nonhuman primates respond negatively to unequal reward distribution, a reaction often seen in humans based on their universal sense of fairness. […]

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