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New Diet Guidelines Might Pull Back from Meat

posted on January 9, 2015 at 4:42 PM

A panel that advises the Agriculture Department appears set to recommend that you be told not only what foods are better for your own health, but also for the environment. That means that when the latest version of the government's dietary... Full Story

Beverage Buzz

posted on August 1, 2003 at 8:08 PM

To help bolster the pollination prowess and provide nourishment when pollen and nectar from flowers aren't readily available a smoothie drink has been formulated to provide protein and carbohydrates to honey bees. Full Story

A Fish Tale

posted on June 27, 2003 at 8:06 PM

USDA researchers have developed a test to see if the presence of a certain protein, myosin, correlates with a trout's muscle growth. Muscle is what gives the fish its most tender, delicate flavor. Full Story

Cloned Cheese

posted on January 31, 2003 at 8:01 PM

Scientists in New Zealand have genetically engineered cows that produce milk with higher than normal levels of protein, which would speed the process of making cheese. Full Story

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