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Xylitol and Your Dog: Danger, Paws Off

Your six-month-old puppy, Hoover, will eat anything that isn't tied down. Like many dog owners, you know chocolate can be dangerous to your pooch. But you may not know that if Hoover sticks his nose in your handbag and eats a pack of sugarless chewing gum, the consequences could be deadly.

The future for Africa is in transforming agriculture, forum hears

The importance of agriculture and agribusiness in unlocking shared prosperity in Africa was the subject of a high level panel of African leaders who addressed the Grow Africa Investment Forum held as part of the World Economic Forum on Africa (WEF) in Kigali this week.

Growth in Asia and the Pacific is expected to remain strong...

Growth in Asia and the Pacific is expected to remain strong at 5.3 percent this year and next, accounting for almost two-thirds of global growth.

FAO joins inauguration of Expo 2016 in Antalya, Turkey

Days before the opening of FAO’s 30th Regional Conference for Europe here, Turkey inaugurated its ambitious new Expo on the theme of “Greening the Future.” The high-level inaugural ceremony last Friday was attended by Vladimir Rakhmanin, FAO Assistant Director-General and Regional Representative for Europe and Central Asia.

Academy Of Nutrition And Dietetics Announces May As Research Month

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics has launched Research Month to take place every May.

No future for people or the planet without attention to food...

Ensuring adequate, nutritious and safe food for a growing population is a complex task – one where food, livelihoods and management of natural resources can no longer be handled separately. Bearing in mind specific regional challenges, the countries of Europe and Central Asia appear determined to get it right.

Ülker Bisküvi Announced Its First Quarter 2016 Financial Results

Mr. Mehmet Tutuncu, Chief Executive Officer of Ulker, commented about the performance of Company: "The successful results that were delivered in the first quarter of 2016 mainly derived from accurate planning and carefully but rapidly taking actions.

Nestlé and R&R to create Froneri, an ice cream and frozen...

Nestlé and R&R, a leading ice cream company based in the UK, have agreed to set up Froneri, a joint venture with sales of around CHF 2.7 billion in over 20 countries employing about 15,000 people.

Gıdalar, Beslenme ve Kanser

Gıda Işınlama ile Raf Ömrü Stabilitesi ve Ürün Muhafazası

Gıda ışınlama teknolojisi; gıdaların korunması, gıda kaynaklı hastalıkların önlenmesi, gıdalarda raf ömrünün uzatılması için uygulanan, geleneksel yöntemlere alternatif bir gıda muhafazası yöntemidir; zira kimyasal katkı maddeleri, fumigantlar tüketici sağlığına ve güvenliğine zarar verebilmektedir.