Food & Nutrition

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Food & Nutrition

UNL Faculty, Grads, Students Honored by National Engineering Group

Numerous University of Nebraska-Lincoln faculty, graduates and students were honored at this month's international conference of the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers held in Montreal, Canada.

UNL Scientist Developing New Plasma Sampling Technology for Health Care

A University of Nebraska-Lincoln scientist is refining nationally recognized plasma-extraction technology to develop a cost-effective method to prescreen for diseases in parts of the world without ready access to blood testing.

Safe Drinking Water Supply Key Following Storms

Recent tornadoes left some residents without a potable drinking water supply.

Older People at Higher Risk for Food Poisoning

Food poisoning can affect everyone, but older Americans are at a greater risk, a University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension food specialist said.

Follow Food Safety Tips This Summer When Grilling

Summer is on its way, and that means grilling season is starting.

Nebraska Gateway to Nutrigenomics Spring Retreat UNL ARD's 'Big Idea Seminars'

A University of Nebraska-Lincoln Agricultural Research Division's "Big Idea Seminars" event will be offered June 9 as the sixth annual Nebraska Gateway to Nutrigenomics Spring Retreat from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Nebraska East Union on UNL's East Campus.

Panelists: Proper Nutrition, Water, Sanitation Key to Children's Health

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is leading a "Reinvent the Toilet" initiative and although the organization's Chris Elias did his nervously laughing crowd a favor by not going into too much detail, it is such efforts that are key to ensuring children from the developing world thrive amid a growing global population.

FDA Proposes Changes to Food Labels

The Food and Drug Administration is proposing changes to the nutrition facts label on food packages, a University of Nebraska-Lincoln food specialist said.