Food & Nutrition

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Food & Nutrition

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.

UNL Biochemistry Professor Selected as Jefferson Science Fellow

Concetta DiRusso, a biochemistry professor at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, has been selected as a Jefferson Science Fellow for 2014-15.

Speaker to Address Water Scarcity and Food Security Challenges

Mark W. Rosegrant, director of the Environment and Production Technology Division at the International Food Policy Research Institute in Washington, D.C., will present this year's Filley-Garey lecture "Water Scarcity and Food Security: Challenges, Scenarios and Policy Responses" on April 4.

Heuermann Speaker to Focus on Water, Food Security in Child Development

Good nutrition and good water in the first 1,000 days of a child's life are critical to body and brain development.

Food Processing Center Offers Seminar for Food Business Entrepreneurs

Food manufacturing businesses continue to develop throughout the country.

Gamma Sigma Delta Presents Honors to Faculty, Students

Don Wilhite, Shripat Kamble, Tim Carr and Dann Husmann were honored with faculty awards this year by the Nebraska Chapter of Gamma Sigma Delta.

UNL Food Safety Expert Offers Tips on Keeping Food Cold

If food is not chilled properly it can become a host for microbes that can make people sick, a University of Nebraska-Lincoln food specialist said.