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March 26, 2017

Study Catalogs the Complex Flavors of American-Made Goat Cheese

Feb. 24, 2017 — Researchers generated a flavor lexicon that lists the 39 flavor attributes in cheeses made with goat milk. Flavor lexicons are important tools for cheesemakers because they help with development, ... read more

Feb. 15, 2017 — Researchers are are unpacking the entire DNA sequences of 50 influential animals dating back to the 1950s, then honing in on the genes associated with specific traits in order to capture the best ... read more

Jan. 24, 2017 — Animal welfare on huge rangelands is a challenge. Researchers are collaborating to find ways to help ranchers better manage livestock and improve animal welfare. Researchers in Australia are very ... read more

Considering Cattle Could Help Eliminate Malaria in India

Jan. 16, 2017 — The goal of eliminating malaria in countries like India could be more achievable if mosquito-control efforts take into account the relationship between mosquitoes and cattle, according to an ... read more

Jan. 13, 2017 — Symptoms of tremors and shaking in newborn piglets are not a sign that the animals are cold, but rather that they are suffering from a specific viral infection. Researchers have now been able to ... read more

Nutrition Data Review Shows Red Meat Has Neutral Effect on Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors

Dec. 19, 2016 — Consuming red meat in amounts above what is typically recommended does not affect short-term cardiovascular disease risk factors, such as blood pressure and blood cholesterol, according to a new ... read more

Beans and Peas Increase Fullness More Than Meat

Dec. 9, 2016 — Meals based on legumes such as beans and peas are more satiating than pork and veal-based meals according to a recent study. Results suggest that sustainable eating may also help with weight ... read more

Dec. 5, 2016 — New LED lights that are being installed in milk display cases across the country do more than just reduce energy bills -- they also help milk taste better, researchers have ... read more

Restaurants Not Good at Explaining Risks of Undercooked Meat to Customers

Dec. 1, 2016 — Front-line staff, such as servers in restaurants, are often trusted with providing customers with food safety information regarding their meals. A challenge to the food-service industry is that these ... read more

Nov. 30, 2016 — A veterinary research team has discovered the specific genetic mutations that make Campylobacter jejuni such a virulent strain of bacteria in ruminant animals such as sheep and cattle. The research ... read more

Certification Would Ensure Quality Welfare During Cattle Transport

Nov. 30, 2016 — Following best practices will improve welfare of cattle and provide economic benefits in dairy and beef transportation, according to a new ... read more

Could Honey Bee Brood Be the Future of Food?

Nov. 28, 2016 — Honey bee brood – the larvae and pupae of drones – has great potential as a food source. It is already eaten as a delicacy in many countries, including Mexico, Thailand and Australia. It has a ... read more

Diaphragm Much Older Than Expected

Nov. 18, 2016 — Caseids are "mammal-like" reptiles that lived about 300-250 million years ago. They had a barrel-shaped trunk, but scientists have struggled to realize how these reptiles breathed. New ... read more

Meet the Unsung Heroes of Dung: Beetles Found to Reduce Survival of Livestock Parasites

Nov. 17, 2016 — Dung beetles can help farmers by reducing the development and survival of parasites in cowpats that cause serious illness in cattle during the summer months, research ... read more

Nov. 15, 2016 — An inter-disciplinary team of scientists and archaeologists has discovered widespread evidence of prehistoric milk production in southern ... read more

Eating Dairy Cheese May Protect Against Sodium-Related Health Risks

Nov. 2, 2016 — Consuming dairy cheese instead of other sodium-laden foods may actually protect against some of sodium’s effects on the cardiovascular system, such as high blood pressure, according to ... read more

New Study Provides Food Carbon Footprint Pecking Order

Nov. 2, 2016 — Researchers have compiled the first comprehensive carbon footprint league table for fresh food so chefs, caterers and everyday foodies can cook meals without cooking the ... read more

Oct. 26, 2016 — The idea of eating bugs has created a buzz lately in both foodie and international development circles as a more sustainable alternative to consuming meat and fish. Now a report examines how the ... read more

Oct. 19, 2016 — Improved barn design, cleaning processes, and manure treatment could reduce ammonia emissions from commercial dairy cattle barns by 17 to 50%, according to a new study. The study provides a list of ... read more

Oct. 19, 2016 — Until now, the reason why some people hate cheese has been a mystery, but researchers have just solved this question. To find out what happens in the brain, fifteen people who like cheese and fifteen ... read more

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