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New research has suggested that a high-fat diet can disrupt our body clock and affect how full and sated we feel – leading to overeating and potentially obesity.
The study is said to be the first to evaluate the impact of Front-of-Pack nutritional labelling on retailers' store-branded products, which was first introduced in the UK back in 2006.
The interdisciplinary study combining biology and engineering set out steps towards accelerating the growth of this branch of precision agriculture, including the use of aeroponics which uses nutrient-enriched aerosols in place of soil.
23 May 2007 | By Judith Evans, Senior Research Project Manager, FRPERC (Food Refrigeration and Process Engineering Research Centre), University of Bristol
Refrigeration is a vital part of modern food production. Without a means to cool and keep food cold, the quality and safety of food would be compromised and the sophisticated cold chain we are used to would not be possible. The whole food chain is underpinned by refrigeration from primary…
21 November 2005 | By Christian James, Food Refrigeration Process Engineering Research Centre, University of Bristol
There is no terminal step (such as cooking) to eliminate pathogenic organisms from raw meat before it reaches the consumer. The consumer is relied upon to ‘adequately’ cook the meat so that any pathogens that may be present are killed. Many studies have shown that at the time of slaughter…