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Genetically modified food controversies - Wikipedia, the free ...

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Genetically modified food controversies are disputes over the use of foods and other goods .... The 2013 vote rejecting Washington State's GM food labeling I- 522 .... A 2011 analysis by Diels et...

Food-Related Illness and Death in the United States - Volume 5 ...

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In the United States, foodborne diseases have been estimated to cause 6 million to ... In this article, we report new estimates of illnesses, hospitalizations, and ... the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, and ..... a total that is slightly more than half the 9,000 deaths estimated by Bennett et al.

Foodborne Illness Acquired in the United States—Major Pathogens

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This article is 1 of 2 reporting new estimates of foodborne diseases acquired in the ... Data were mostly from 2000–2008, and all estimates were based on the US .... surrogates for severe and mild cases of most illnesses (Technical Appendix 3). ... deaths to adjust for underdiagnosis, similar to the method used by Mead et al.

Safety evaluation and risk assessment of electronic cigarettes as ...

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They are marketed as less harmful alternatives to smoking. ... Research will help make electronic cigarettes more effective as smoking substitutes ... Data obtained from the HealthStyles survey showed that, in the US, awareness of ... 2011] and are efficient as long-term substitutes of conventional cigarettes [Farsalinos et al.

Impacts of genetically engineered crops on pesticide use in the U.S. ...

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Moreover, the impacts of these traits on U.S. pesticide use trends are ... The emergence of herbicide-resistant genetically engineered crops in 1996 made it .... on most actively growing, non-GE plants, residues of glyphosate in food have ..... Nguyen et al. projected that a hectare of Bt-corn for CRW control expressing the ...

Foodborne Disease - Cleveland Clinic

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Related Articles ... Despite efforts to investigate foodborne disease, less than 50 % of all ... As a result, more than 80% of foodborne disease cases occur from ..... Bacterial Foodborne Illnesses in the United States: FoodNet, 1996-2001. ... Mead PS, Slutsker L, Dietz V, et al: Food-related illness and death in the United States.

Agricultural sustainability and intensive production practices : Article ...

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review articleAgricultural sustainability and intensive production practices .... For example, nitrogen-fertilizer efficiency of maize in the United States has increased ..... but less than 1% in developing countries (where most of the increased food demand .... ISI |; Prather, M. D. et al. in Climate Change 2001: The Scientific Basis  ...

Water Resources: Agricultural and Environmental Issues - BioScience

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In this article, we analyze water use by individuals and especially by agricultural ... Irrigation for US agriculture relies heavily on groundwater, with 65% of .... the most harmful effect of erosion, because eroded soil absorbs 87% less water .... of their skin or through the use of contaminated water or food (Hotez et al. 1996).

Poverty and obesity: the role of energy density and energy costs

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More and more Americans are becoming overweight and obese while consuming ... Rising rates of obesity in the United States have been linked to food supply ..... Cade et al (89) concluded that the individual assessment of diet costs was, to a ..... Trends in energy intake in U. S. between 1977 and 1996; similar shifts seen ...

Milestones in U.S. Food and Drug Law History > Significant Dates in ...

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Dec 19, 2014 ... Drug Importation Act passed by Congress requires U.S. Customs ... The bill was defeated, but during the next 25 years more than 100 food and drug bills were ... In U.S. v. Johnson, the Supreme Court rules that the 1906 Food and Drugs ..... Brown & Williamson Tobacco Corp. et al., ruled 5-4 that FDA does ...

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Access to Affordable and Nutritious Food: Measuring and - USDA ...

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to nutritious food and relatively easier access to less nutritious food may be linked to poor ... U.S. population, live in low-income areas more than 1 mile from a.

The Impact of Food Prices on Consumption: A Systematic Review of ...

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This article has been cited by other articles in PMC. ... Price elasticities for foods and nonalcoholic beverages ranged from 0.27 to 0.81 ... shows that lowering the price of healthier foods and raising the price of less healthy alternatives ... We identified all published US studies of food price elasticity of demand (the expected ...

Beverage caffeine intakes in the U.S. - ScienceDirect

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Beverage caffeine intakes were estimated in a representative sample of U.S. consumers. ... 96% Of beverage caffeine consumed is from coffee, soft drinks and tea. ... than most other beverages, and is widely and frequently consumed (Frary et al., ... Moderate caffeine intake (less than 400 mg/day for healthy adults) does not ...